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December 15, 2017 |

Charles Chavis, an environmental, health and safety professional at UNC Pembroke, recently earned an Industrial Hygiene – Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health Certificate.

Chavis completed 108 course hours through the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina. The MESH certificate is awarded to individuals who demonstrate achievement through education in occupational safety, health, and the environment.

December 12, 2017 |

A group of UNC Pembroke physics students be among teams from 22 universities nationwide competing in a NASA-sponsored high-powered rocket competition.

Ten undergraduate students will travel to Wisconsin in April to compete in the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium’s First Nations Launch.

“They are all excited,” said Dr. Jose D’Arruda, a UNCP physics professor and team advisor. “We will be competing against schools like Penn State, UCLA and the University of Hawaii.”

December 11, 2017 |

The chair where Troy Love has been receiving dialysis treatments for the past three years was empty Saturday.

Love adjusted his schedule for good reason.

He was among the sea of 515 graduates during the 2017 Winter Commencement at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

“I am excited,” said Love of Red Springs. “I would have never thought I would ever get to this point, knowing that a couple of years ago I could have been dead.”

December 8, 2017 |

UNCP seniors Cori McMonagle and William Schwiegeraht have their sights set on a career in the tech industry which boasts one of the most competitive job markets.

However, thanks to a partnership with Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation, the Information Technology majors can pad their resumes with real-world experience – giving them a leg up in the application process.

December 8, 2017 |

Julian Pierce’s legacy of helping others continues through scholarship opportunities at UNC Pembroke and two other institutes of higher education.

On Thursday, members of the Members of the Julian T. Pierce Memorial Scholarship Initiative Committee presented a $9,500 contribution to UNC Pembroke.

The proceeds, which were raised during the annual Julian Pierce Art Auction, will benefit the scholarship named in Pierce’s honor.

The check presentation was held at North Carolina


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