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April 3, 2014 |

If your know much about North Carolina’s 16 public universities, you might know that Chapel Hill often wins a spot in “best college” ranking. N.C. State turns out the most engineers and scientists. And budding dancers and musicians aspire to study at the N.C. School of the Arts.

But where are students most satisfied with their education?

The answer may surprise you: UNC Pembroke.

Founded as a school for Lumbee Indians, UNC Pembroke has quietly educated students in the

April 3, 2014 |

Dr. Allen C. Meadors was elected the new chancellor for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke by the UNC Board of Governors on April 9.

Meadors group

April 3, 2014 |

Editor's note: The Tommy Statue was in place for just four days when its legend took hold at UNCP. Senior basketball player Chavis Rachel was photographed by a passing Fayetteville Observer-Times photographer climbing the rock to touch the hawk for luck before the Homecoming game on Feb. 13, 1999. With the Braves down by two points, Rachel made a desperation three-point attempt that -- perhaps guided by an unseen hand -- found nothing but net to win the game. Rachel's visit with the hawk was not

April 3, 2014 |

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke ranked second in the category of "campus diversity"among Southern regional universities in an annual poll of colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report magazine released last week.

On a scale from 0 to 1.0 UNCP with 1.0 being the most diverse, UNCP earned a ranking of 0.58, compared to number one ranked Barry University of Florida with a ranking of 0.62. U.S. News used a mathematical equation based on the proportion various

April 3, 2014 |

Bill Cosby offered UNC Pembroke graduates advice mixed with humor at the largest commencement in University history on May 16.

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