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March 31, 2014 |

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) has awarded a $25,700 Lemelson Foundation grant to UNC Pembroke’s entrepreneurship programs. 

 

March 31, 2014 |

A UNC Pembroke theatre professor got to spend the day on a movie set with two of Hollywood’s hottest stars.

Holden HansenHolden Hansen won a role in a new movie starring Academy Award winner Colin Firth and Golden Globe winner Emily Blunt. He spent October 31st in Wilmington, N.C., on the set

March 31, 2014 |

If there is a make-or-break moment in a young teacher’s career, it is the student teacher experience.

UNC Pembroke elementary education major Casey Smith is thriving in her student teaching internship this fall. At Pate-Gardner Elementary School in Scotland County, Smith’s success is owed in part to the dedication of her teacher-mentor Lindsey Spangler.

March 31, 2014 |

Commencement is a time to celebrate and to consider “paying it forward,” UNC Pembroke Chancellor Kyle R. Carter noted in his charge to the 557 graduates at two weekend commencements.

Seventy-two graduate degrees were conferred on Friday evening and 485 undergraduate degrees on Saturday morning. Celebrations were in order as commencement speaker Newy Scruggs said, “This is one of the top 10 days of your lives.” In his speech, Scruggs advised graduates to “run your own race.”

March 31, 2014 |

Dr. Russell Thomas Cherry Jr., 84, died in Lumberton, N.C. on Friday, December 2, 2011.

Russell CherryHe served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at UNC Pembroke from 1996 - 2009.

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