Dr. Kayonna “Kay” Pitchford, an elementary education professor at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, recently received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
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Paige Strickland is studying ways students from various cultures process information in her education courses at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
However, a semester crammed with lectures and research about differentiated instruction can’t compare to the experience Strickland and seven other Elementary Education majors received during field experience in Belize.
Faced with limited access to clinical sites, the School of Nursing faculty at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke rely on high-tech manikins to simulate real-life patient scenarios.
The Department of Nursing has seven computer-generated human simulators, which are being utilized by approximately 200 nursing students.
Thanks to a generous donation by the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association, the nursing school acquired its newest human METIman simulator.
Lindsey Oxendine’s inspiration to organize a literacy and reading event stemmed from a conversation she had with a mother of a fourth grade student.
“She said her daughter was picked on and bullied at school because she was a slow reader,” said Oxendine, a junior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. “My heart was gripped with compassion for this young girl and her mother.”
On October 12, Oxendine will join Arrow Educational Solutions to host a “Reading and Literacy
Safeguarding Our Natural and Tribal Heritage (SONTH) Youth Program recently held its annual science camp at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
UNC Pembroke hosted 20 American Indian rising high school juniors and seniors from around North Carolina.
The camp, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and UNCP’s Southeast American Indian Studies program, opened the American Indian high school students to a range of