The story of my life

If you adore this photo don't forget to "like" our page and "get notifications" so you can keep up with everything that's happening!Myriah Snyder, a part-time aspiring writer/editor and a full-time college senior, takes her calling seriously.

Born and raised in Murray, Kentucky, she is a transfer English major from Mid-Continent University and will graduate in December 2014.

Myriah plans to make the most of her approximately 100 days on the campus of University of the Cumberlands by pouring herself into her seven classes, working for The Patriot newspaper, volunteer tutoring, and getting involved in Appalachian Ministries. Continue reading “The story of my life”


An interview with Dr. Bob: 32 years and counting

Originally published in The Patriot –

For 32 years, Dr. Robert Dunston, better known around campus as Dr. Bob, has been teaching Bible at UC.

Dunston got his undergraduate degree in math at Virginia Tech and worked as a computer programmer for two and a half years. Nevertheless, God had different plans.

“I felt a call to ministry and went to seminary,” Dunston said. He went on to get a degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Union Seminary, and finally get his Ph.D. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Continue reading “An interview with Dr. Bob: 32 years and counting”

Fall Awakening – Campus News

Originally published in The Patriot —

2014-09-18 19.32.04Former University of Kentucky basketball player turned evangelist, Cameron Mills, preached at UC’s Fall Awakening on September 16-18.

Mills graduated from UK in 1998 after a 4 year career wearing the number 21 for the Wildcats. His lifelong dream was to follow in the footsteps of his father and play for the ‘Cats. Turning down a full scholarship to the University of Georgia, Mills became a walk on for the Wildcats.

After earning two national championship rings, Mills exceeded his dreams. When his career ended he totaled 4.3 points, 1.1 rebounds, .6 assists and .3 steals per game. His career shooting percentages were 47.27% from the field, 47.37 from the 3 point line, and 82.35 from the free throw line. Continue reading “Fall Awakening – Campus News”