The benefits of having a university in or near your community go far beyond educational opportunities. The economic impact of a university is significant – “pivotal” in fact – as a recent UNC Pembroke study demonstrates.
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At the 17th Annual Native American Indian Film and Video Festival of the Southeast, an entry by UNC Pembroke’s Dr. Stan Knick won an award for Best Regional Film. The festival, which was held in Columbia, S.C., on November 20-23 during Native American Heritage Month, gives awards in 12 categories.
UNC Pembroke economist Dr. Mohammad Ashraf’s newest book examines the impact of public and private social safety nets on economic growth.
UNC Pembroke’s first two plug-in electric vehicle charging stations can be used rain or shine, and when the sun is shining, the solar panels pump electricity into the campus grid.
It didn’t take long for the first client to inquire about UNC Pembroke’s revitalized Speakers Bureau.
“The Healthy Start CORPS program was looking for assistance with its Infant Mortality Symposium,” said Mary Beth Locklear, assistant director of the Regional Center and coordinator of the Speaker Bureau. “They wanted cultural information about male issues through history.”
Locklear quickly located history professor Dr. Ryan Anderson, whose specialty area of study is “the history