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Elizabeth Davis Earns History & Political Science Award at Cumberlands


Williamsburg, KY. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) History and Political Science Department presented Elizabeth Davis (Van Wert, Ohio) with the Departmental Award during the Fifty-Fifth Annual Honors Day on Sunday, April 27, 2014 in the Gatliff chapel on UC’s campus.

The recipient of the History and Political Science Departmental Award is chosen on the basis of three criteria: academic achievement; service to the department; and service to the university.

Davis was also named to the University’s High Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative grade point average standing.

Elizabeth is an excellent student with a near perfect grade point average and is a member of the J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. She has served as President of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history, for three semesters. Davis enjoys doing mission work and has traveled to several places included Peru.

Davis will graduate in December with a degree in Social Studies and Special Education.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; 10 pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit