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12-07-2005


Blood Drive at University of the Cumberlands

 


Williamsburg, Ky.–University of the Cumberlands held its second blood drive on Tuesday, December 6. Every year the campus activity board sponsors three blood drives through the Central Kentucky Blood Center. CKBC is a community-based, non-profit blood center serving 67 hospitals and clinics located in 59 central and eastern Kentucky counties. Nearly fifty Cumberland students participated in the drive.

“At first I was a little afraid of the needle, but afterwards I felt great just knowing how important my blood was to someone else,” said freshman Chrissie Ryan.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Ky., is a private liberal arts college in its 116th year of operation. Cumberland offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and 9 pre-professional programs, as well as online and accelerated, nontraditional programs for busy adults.