The University of North Carolina at Pembroke awarded diplomas to 600 graduate and undergraduate students during the 2012 Winter Commencement ceremonies on December 7 and 8.
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UNC Pembroke marked Veterans Day on October 12 with events that lasted nearly all day, beginning with a roll call of the soldiers who died in the 11-year-old global war on terror.
The UNCP community turned out to honor veterans and active duty soldiers for different reasons. History Professor Annika Culver took a turn reading the roll just after 8 a.m.
The UNC Pembroke community was reminded at the annual Scholarship Recognition Dinner on November 15 that scholarships have the power to change lives and honor them as well.
Planners of UNC Pembroke’s 4th Annual Honoring Native Foodways reached out to the university and surrounding community and found some good, healthy eats on November 15.
The event pays tribute to traditional and local Native American cuisine, much of it grown or gathered locally. Approximately 250 hungry diners enjoyed dishes like deer hash, sweet potato pudding, squash muffins and lots of collards that were prepared in five or six different ways.
When it comes to transfer students, Bakari Nixon knows the score.
“You’ve got to hit the ground running,” Nixon said. “I am a transfer student, so I know.”