A former Robeson County couple has pledged a commitment of $100,000 in support of an endowed scholarship they recently established at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Dr. Ray and Bea Brayboy established the Beatrice Locklear Brayboy Endowed Spanish Scholarship in the spring of 2014.
More than quarter century ago, David Weinstein did not wait for an invitation to jump onto the UNC Pembroke bandwagon. He sent an invitation to the university, and it’s still good.
Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation (LREMC) has reached out to UNC Pembroke to establish a Scholars Program.
The children of Burleigh and Pearlie Lowry did their chores on the farm before Lycurous or one of his brothers drove the bus to school.
".. if I was born for anything, it was to teach at Pembroke." -- Harold Teague, Chemistry professor
Stacy Locklear Sr. was a true believer, and as a career educator and family patriarch, he encouraged others to join him in his passion for education and his university.
Curt Locklear Sr. was a remarkable man who grew up in a remarkable time. He could remember plowing on the family farm with oxen. When World War II and Uncle Sam called, he put down the plow and served his country overseas.
In its ninth year, the Scholarship Recognition Dinner at UNC Pembroke has become one of the most popular events of the year. Held on November 15, it set a new attendance record with more than 325.