As Jennifer Thompson told the story behind the best-selling book “Picking Cotton,” Ronald Cotton sat impassively staring into space.
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“Life can change very quickly, said Christie Poteet. “That was one of the things our students learned. “It doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor.”
Poteet, director of UNC Pembroke’s Office of Community and Civic Engagement, took a group of 16 students to Columbia, S.C., to help residents clean up after the recent flood.
An intrepid group of 31 UNC Pembroke students spent the day at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C. Welcome to UNCP’s Adventureship Program.
Sodexo’s Global Chef Lukás Jenista came to UNC Pembroke for a two-day tour October 8-9 in kitchens of the James B. Chavis University Center.
How do American boys become men?
In the early 20th century, a cross-section of American society attempted to answer that question by helping define Frank Merriwell, the fictional all-American lad, as the picture of a manly boy, according to Dr. Ryan K. Anderson, associate professor of history at UNC Pembroke.