Jim Kirkland Establishes an Endowment at UNCP
Hard work, community and education are important to Jim and the late Evelyn Kirkland, and they wish to pay it forward by investing in the future of the things they value. They chose UNC Pembroke to establish the James Bryant Kirkland Jr. and Evelyn Johnson Kirkland Middle Grades Language Arts Endowed Scholarship. The...
Geology and Zoology
Winston Salem, NC
Serving as a UNCP-RISE Fellow (Cohorts 8 & 9) has allowed me to explore research opportunities in much greater depth and to truly examine the options available to me as a future PhD candidate. My research interests are primarily on environmental issues and animal conservation. I am extremely passionate about preserving and...
Bachelor of Arts
American Indian Studies and Spanish
Why did you choose to attend UNCP?
I chose to attend UNCP specifically for the American Indian Studies Program. I heard good reviews from a close friend at my previous academic institution about the AIS program and it pulled me out here.
What are your future goals?
I plan on taking the HSK tests, a...
Biology with Biomedical Emphasis
“I am a Christian, married, non-traditional, veteran senior with stellar grades and countless research hours.” While this statement is completely true, it is not complete. These “bullets” for my graduate school applications do illustrate the caliber of student I am, but miss some of the unique traits that makes my undergraduate...
Intern: Emily Edwards
"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful" - Joshua Marine