Jodi Phelps has been named executive director of University Communications and Marketing at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings announced.
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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke awarded 720 graduate and undergraduate degrees during the 2016 Spring Commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday.
More than 5,000 proud parents and friends gathered under a cool blue sky on the south quad lawn to witness the students “transform” into graduates.
“You now have a valuable tool and you have power and control over your future,” Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings told the graduates. “Don’t you dare waste it!”
Former UNCP trustee and alumnus Gervais Oxendine worked selflessly to support the county and the growth of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
As an NFL referee, Brad Allen has what it takes to make the tough calls in front thousands of screaming fans, and even more watching at home.
“You have to be brave!” Allen said.
The ‘brave’ theme was repeated as Allen addressed nearly 400 people packed inside the English E. Jones Center for the 4th Annual Cash Bash athletic fundraiser at UNC Pembroke on April 21.
Allen encouraged the audience to be brave in the face of adversity. A 1991 graduate of UNCP, Allen
ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Givens Performing Arts Center on campus at UNC Pembroke on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.