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05-23-2011


Cumberlands Selected to 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

 


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky- University of the Cumberlands is proud to announce the school’s selection to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

The selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of Cumberlands’ commitment to service and civic engagement to its campus and the nation.

The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually recognizes institutions of higher education for their commitment to and achievement in community service. The President’s Honor Roll increases the public’s awareness of the contributions that colleges and their students make to local communities and the nation as a whole.

The Corporation for National and Community Service announces the annual Honor Roll award recipients, recognizing more than 600 colleges and universities for exemplary, innovative, and effective community service programs. The Corporation oversees the Honor Roll in collaboration with the Department of Education, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Campus Compact, and the American Council on Education. Honorees are chosen based on a series of selection factors including scope and innovation of service projects, percentage of student participation in service activities, incentives for service, and the extent to which the school offers academic service-learning courses.

To read the official release concerning the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, please click HERE .

To read the official fact sheet from UC concerning community service, please click HERE.

For more information on this honor visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/honorroll/. 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; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.