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March 11, 2016 |

Robeson County school board candidates who were anticipating softball questions from members of the Student Government Association at UNC Pembroke during a recent debate were in for a surprise. 

Candidates were grilled on everything from the county’s hiring practices, low teacher pay to the shortage of textbooks.

March 7, 2016 |

A quick glance at the annual report released by UNC Pembroke’s Sustainability Office reveals the university’s commitment to maintaining an eco-friendly campus and the surrounding community.

The 2015 Sustainability Report highlights the campus’s successes from reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions to donating “food overruns” from the cafeteria to local soup kitchens.

“We are making changes needed to reduce UNC Pembroke’s impact on the

March 7, 2016 |

Chancellor Robin Cummings borrowed a theme from the popular Dr. Suess book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” as he spoke to elementary school students on Wednesday.

Dr. Cummings used his personal story to illustrate how getting an education “will take you all the places you want to go.”    

“After high school, I went to school to be a doctor,” Dr. Cummings said. “Then I went to school to become a heart surgeon. What gave me the opportunity to do that?”

March 2, 2016 |

Dr. Barry O’Brien has been named dean of the School of Business at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings announced today. The university’s Board of Trustees approved Dr. Cummings’ recommendation during a special called meeting on Wednesday, March 2.

O’Brien brings more than 38 years of teaching experience in the higher education fields of business and economics. O’Brien is no stranger to the UNC Pembroke campus; he was a standout on the basketball

February 26, 2016 |

Dr. Glen G. Burnette Jr. was named associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs for Strategic Planning and Special Initiatives at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke effective February 1, 2016, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings announced.


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