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September 12, 2013

Mountain Outreach accepting applications for 2014

CORBIN — Special to the Times-Tribune

University of the Cumberlands Mountain Outreach building ministry has announced it is accepting applications for homes.

Applications can be picked up at the Mountain Outreach office located behind the Hutton Town houses just off of Main Street in Williamsburg. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

The applications are extensive and require a lot of information to be compiled. Applications will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 4.

For more information, contact the Mountain Outreach office at 606-539-4346.

University of the Cumberlands’ Mountain Outreach is a student-led building organization that has been nationally recognized for its work: The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty selected it as one of ten charities to receive the Samaritan Award; USA Today noted the program in its “Make a Difference Day” competition; President George H. Bush honored Mountain Outreach as his 220th Daily Point of Light; University of the Cumberlands is ranked as one of the top schools by Washington Monthly because of the service its students provide to the community; and the University continues to be placed on the President’s “Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll” in recognition of our students’ commitment to community service. This is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for dedication to community-based service projects.

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 www.ucumberlands.edu.

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