Dustin Chavis doesn’t like to depend on others. But he had to when this summer his electric wheelchair began acting up.
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UNC Pembroke’s campus will come alive on Monday, August 17, as residence halls open for new and returning students and Welcome Week begins. Fall semester classes begin on Wednesday.
“Hope and opportunity” is how Carolyn Godwin describes the impact of her student support program at UNC Pembroke.
Godwin leads the Office for Student Support Services (SSS), which provides tutoring, advising and other assistance for students who are socially and financially challenged to succeed in college. The office was notified by the U.S. Department of Education in late July that its grant application was approved for five years for a total of $1.43 million.
As students return to school in August, they will notice several very visible steps to conserve energy at UNC Pembroke. As the school year continues, there will be a flurry of initiatives aimed at reducing the university’s carbon footprint.
A solar-powered “smart table” has been installed on the Bookstore patio. Students can recharge their mobile devices day or night courtesy of the sun, battery backup and the LED (light emitting diodes) night lights.
Dr. Paul Flowers andthe National Science Foundation (NSF) will advance innovation and instruction in analytical chemistry at UNC Pembroke.