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April 8, 2014 |

Red Springs artist and UNC Pembroke Professor Ralph Steeds has provided artwork for a new book by an old friend.

book coverWritten by poet Gar Bethel, “A Traveling Circus” was published this winter by Point Riders Press of Norman, Okla. It is the second book Steeds and Bethel have collaborated on.

April 8, 2014 |

Enrollment at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke surged to an all-time record in the spring semester 2005.

The record enrollment of 5,132 compared to 5,023 in the fall semester represents a 2.2 percent increase. The news came as a pleasant surprise after graduating more than 500 students at Winter Commencement.

Chancellor Allen C. Meadors made the announcement at the February 25 meeting of the UNCP Board of Trustees.

“This is the first time in my five-plus years

April 8, 2014 |

Senior public relations major Angela Collie is already demonstrating considerable potential in her future career.

 

April 8, 2014 |

A $1.6 million investment in a biotechnology research center was approved February 25 by the Board of Trustees of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

The project, to be located at nearby COMtech, will house a 4,800 square-foot bio-processing laboratory. The funding will come from the North Carolina Higher Education bonds, and the state legislature must give final approval for the change in plans.

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of the research facility.

April 8, 2014 |

Princeton University professor Dr. Cornel West promised a crowd of 1,200 at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke that he would “say something that will thoroughly unsettle you.”

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