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August 11, 2017 |

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke Bookstore has transitioned to Follett Higher Education Group management, bringing new products, savings and support for campus store customers. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke selected Follett as the campus retail partner with the best resources, technology and product selection to support the unique needs of the campus community. The transition occurred on July 31, 2017.

August 14, 2017 |

Thirteen-year-old Lauren Gerber and her teammates scaled two flights of stairs to a balcony adjoining the Givens Performing Arts Center.

Lauren exuded confidence.

Participants at Engineering Camp at UNCPShe trusted her team’s design of a contraption made to protect an egg would remain intact after being tossed off the two-story ledge.

August 9, 2017 |

W. Stewart Thomas, Ph.D., CPA, CGMA has been promoted to vice chancellor for Finance and Administration at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings announced. 

The university’s Board of Trustees approved Cummings’ recommendation on Monday, August 7.

July 31, 2017 |

Robots will invade the Jones Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke on August 5.

The main gym will be the site of the county’s first-ever THOR (Thundering Herds of Robots) event. It is a robotics competition pitting high schoolers from across the state against one another. A dozen teams are scheduled to compete, including Robeson Early College High School’s very own ROBCOBOT. 

The team’s coach, Keenan Locklear, is pumped about the robotics competition

July 31, 2017 |

Tuskegee signing ceremonyUNC Pembroke is partnering with Tuskegee University to launch a pathway for UNCP graduates to study veterinary medicine.

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine Scholars Program will serve as a pipeline and inspire UNC Pembroke graduates to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.

The two universities signed a memorandum of


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