Rebecca Cash graduated with the first MSN class from UNC-Pembroke in May 2015. She moved to Vinton, VA at the end of the summer. She started working at the Salem Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Virginia as the first implemented Clinical Nurse Leader, working on a Medical/Surgical/Tele unit. She passed the Clinical Nurse...
Biology with a Zoology track
Ever since I was a child, I have been fascinated by science. I was that kid who came home to tell their mother everything they learned, and as a college student I continue to do so. Although my mother has little to no interest in my discoveries, she continues to praise me for all that I have...
Bachelor of Science
The reason I chose UNCP’s nursing department is because of the reputation they uphold. Compared to other nursing programs, UNCP has one of the highest passing rates for NCCLEX and the professors have a reputation throughout the community for caring for their students and providing education and knowledge that we are able to...
Christian Butler Ryckeley
Biology (Zoology Track) and Chemistry (Pre-Med)
Dublin, North Carolina
As an Air Force baby of a pilot and flight nurse, I was always on the go, traveling across the country/world well into my teenage years. Being so mobile, if I wasn’t playing with my mother’s suture kits and heart models, I would busy myself by exploring the landscape surrounding our house. I...
For as long as I am able to remember, learning has fascinated me. Even as I began my college education at the nontraditional age of 14, I knew that one day I wanted to pursue a career in science. When I stepped into my first class at UNC Pembroke four years ago, Introduction to History, amid a...