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05-16-2006


Madden Receives Gorman Jones Scholarship

 


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands is proud to announce that James Madden of Hazard, Ky., is a recipient of the Gorman Jones Scholarship.

A senior at University of the Cumberlands, Madden is majoring in mathematics and religion. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Madden.

The Gorman Jones Scholarship was established, and is awarded each year in honor of Professor Gorman Jones. Scholarships are awarded each year to deserving students who show evidence of academic proficiency.

Jones labored from 1891 until 1936 serving the youth of this institution and the entire area. He was an excellent educator with his primary teaching responsibilities in history and French, but also branching into the fields of Greek and American government.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Ky., is a private liberal arts college in its 117th year of operation. Cumberland offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs.