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UC’s Criminal Justice Online Degree Ranked a “Best Buy” by Get Educated


University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce that its online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration program has been independently reviewed and ranked by GetEducated.com as a "Best Buy" for students seeking a high quality, low-cost online graduate degree. UC ranked #2 among all competing colleges and universities nationwide.

Get Educated’s main mission is to help consumers Get Educated about the best online degrees for cost and credibility.

UC’s Hutton School of Business ranks 11th in BizLexington


University of the Cumberlands (UC) Hutton School of Business (HSB) MBA program has improved its ranking on the BizLexington listing of MBA Programs in Kentucky. The MBA Program has moved from #13 to #11 on this annual ranking, moving ahead of Eastern Kentucky University and Campbellsville University.

HSB’s Chair Dr. Margaret Combs credits the ranking improvement to the extra steps faculty and organizers have taken in progressing from last year’s 13th place.

University of the Cumberlands Offers Assistance to Mid-Continent Students


University of the Cumberlands (UC) is reaching out to students displaced by the closure of Mid-Continent University (MCU) in western Kentucky, to offer help in finishing their degrees.

UC welcomes any students interested in transferring from MCU to apply for admission.

Hutton School of Business hosts 2014 Business Forum


On Wednesday, April 16, University of the Cumberlands (UC) Hutton School of Business hosted the 7th annual Business Forum for Young Professionals.

The business forum is designed to prepare young professionals as they enter the business workforce. Industry professionals share their professional experiences and discuss ways in which businesses can thrive, not just survive, in any financial climate. The theme for 2014 was “Shining a Light on Economic Recovery.”

This year’s guest speakers were Mr. Terry Aff, Co-owner and President of Stardust Ventures, Mr.

UC receives Education Digital Marketing Award


Recently, Higher Ed Marketing Report (HMR) presented PlattForm and University of the Cumberlands (UC) a Gold award in the Education Digital Marketing Awards for 2013. The award was given based on UC’s graduate mobile site. A Gold award was the highest level given.

UC received a letter of congratulations from Higher Ed Marketing Report publisher, Jan Michael Lok, which further defined the award and praised the outstanding overall achievements. HMR’s competitions deservingly recognize the best websites, digital and electronic communications, and mobile efforts in education.

Cumberlands to Offer the RN-To-BSN Degree; Enrolling Now for January Classes


University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to offer those holding RN certification a flexible, online Bachelor of Science in Health Science – Nursing degree program. This RN-to-BSN program can enhance your nursing skills and open the door to more career opportunities in two years or less.

The RN-to-BSN program is designed especially to serve registered nurses who desire to broaden their expertise and career opportunities in nursing. It prepares graduates to serve as mature professional members of the health care community in a variety of venues and situations.

Cumberlands Named to America’s Best Christian Colleges

The 17th annual report of America’s Best Christian Colleges® by the Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. has included University of the Cumberlands (UC) as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges.

“It’s a humbling but joyous occasion as we celebrate being named one of America’s Best Christian institutions: humbling because to whom much is given, much is required; and joyous because of this stellar recognition of our Christian beliefs and persuasions,” said UC President Dr. Jim Taylor.

The Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc.

Cumberlands Celebrates 125th Anniversary with Three Must See Collections

University of the Cumberlands (UC) will be presenting several magnificent and unique, must-see exhibits at the Cumberland Museum in honor of UC’s 125th Anniversary Homecoming celebration. These exhibits include the Charles Kelly photo gallery, The Carl Williams Cross Collection, and the Biblical Art Showcase.

The Cumberland Museum will feature a wide range of historical events captured by the phenomenal photographer, Charles Kelly.

University of the Cumberlands to observe Patriot Day for 9/11 ceremony

University of the Cumberlands (UC) will conduct a commemoration ceremony for the victims of 9/11 on Wednesday, September 11th in Patriot Park at the Hutton School of Business. The program will begin at 12:00 noon.

The ceremony is free and open to the public. The inclement weather site will be in the O. Wayne Rollins Center.

The ceremony will open with a musical arrangement and prayer. Senior Judge Eugene Siler Jr.

Dr. Eddie Perkins named Vice President for Medical Services

University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Dr. Eddie Perkins as Vice President of Medical Services.

“I am honored to serve the University of the Cumberlands at any capacity and look forward to continuing the Universities’ tradition of excellence and service to the community,” said Dr. Perkins.

Perkins was raised in Williamsburg, Kentucky and was graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1982. He was actually a member of the last class to attend the old school building which today is the Anderson Building located on UC’s campus.

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Teacher

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– Mark Steely
Coordinator of Radiology and Radiation Safety Officer
Baptist Regional Medical Center

"I enjoyed the quality of the materials and the instructors. The knowledge I gained will help me in my business."

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Founder & President
CIS

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PA Program Student

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– Lesley Tipton
PA Program Student

"I believe that UC is making great strides toward becoming one of the best online programs."

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– Benjamin Clayton
MACS Program

"The online program at UC has allowed me to further my education while maintaining my personal commitments."

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Teacher
MAT Program

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Elementary School Teacher

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Controller
Baptist Regional Medical Center

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Assistant Manager
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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– April Templeton
MBA graduate

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– Brooklyn Hooker
Accountant
Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation

"UC does an excellent job of bringing students from the virtual world together in a cohesive class unit."

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– Jennifer Kincaid
Assistant Principal
MAED Program Student

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PA Program Student

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– David O’Shields
Superintendent
Laurens County School District

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– Amanda Farris
Accountant
Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries

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