As I shared in my update last week, campus communities across the state are engaged in conversations regarding North Carolina Senate Bill 873, the “Access to Affordable Higher Education Act.”
Many of you have raised questions and concerns about North Carolina Senate Bill 873, the “Access to Affordable Higher Education Act.” The bill has many interrelated parts, including a guaranteed tuition program across the UNC system and targeted reductions in tuition specifically at five institutions, including UNC Pembroke.
UNC Pembroke Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings is the recipient of the 2016 John L. Sanders Student Advocate Award.
The John L. Sanders Award is the highest honor bestowed by the University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments. It recognizes a public figure who advocates for the best interests of North Carolina’s students and contributes to the quality of their lives.
Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings borrowed a Mark Twain quote as he summed up his installation speech at the Givens Performing Arts Center on April 8.
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why,” Dr. Cummings said.
“I have discovered my why, and I am honored and humbled to be on this journey at this time in the life of this great university, as together we change
Chancellor Robin Cummings borrowed a theme from the popular Dr. Suess book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” as he spoke to elementary school students on Wednesday.
Dr. Cummings used his personal story to illustrate how getting an education “will take you all the places you want to go.”
“After high school, I went to school to be a doctor,” Dr. Cummings said. “Then I went to school
UNC Pembroke Chancellor Robin G. Cummings, a licensed cardiothoracic surgeon, was recently reappointed to the North Carolina Institute of Medicine Board of Directors.
The new chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke said he wants to make his school the first choice for students in Scotland County and the surrounding area.
Robeson County would get about $32.9 million, including more than $20 million for projects at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, if a proposed bond package approved Tuesday by the Senate Finance Committee becomes law, according to Sen. Jane Smith.
Former U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre says the opening of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s new Entrepreneurship Incubator on Monday is a “dream come true” for the Robeson County area.