News & Events from Around the College


Alumna Kimberly Fuqua earns MPA from Cornell University

June 7, 2021
| News

Kimberly Fuqua, a 2019 graduate of UNCP, recently graduated from Cornell University with a Master of Public Administration degree focusing on education policy.

Dr. Ben Bahr (left) and Ms. Nicole Stumbling Bear

Biology Alumna Awarded Beginning Teacher of the Year

June 6, 2021
| Biology

Biology alumna Nicole Stumbling Bear (class of 2019), was just awarded “Beginning Teacher of the Year” at Gray's Creek Middle School in Hope Mills, North Carolina, where she teaches 7th-grade science. This outstanding achievement comes as no real surprise, given Stumbling Bear’s excell


UNCP remembers longtime professor Dr. James Ebert

June 4, 2021
| News

PEMBROKE, NC – Former UNC Pembroke professor James Ebert, a staple in the biology department who impacted the lives of countless students during his tenure that spanned nearly five decades, died recently at the age of 96.

Kennedi Henry

Alumna Kennedi Henry to begin dental residency at ECU

June 3, 2021
| News

UNC Pembroke alumna Kennedi Henry recently passed the North Carolina State Dental Board examination and will soon begin her residency at East Carolina University.

Wells Graham

Alumnus Wells Graham accepted to Ph.D. program at Wake Forest University

May 25, 2021
| News

James “Wells” Graham Jr., a spring 2021 UNC Pembroke graduate and aspiring scientist, has decided to further his studies in the physics doctoral program at Wake Forest University.

Brittany Green

Alumna Brittany Green wins prestigious Morton Gould Young Composer Award

May 25, 2021
| News

Composer and UNCP music alumna Brittany Green has won the prestigious Morton Gould Young Composer Award given by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation.


Alumnus Evert Garcia-Guzman accepted into Physics Ph.D. program at UNC-Chapel Hill

May 24, 2021
| News

Chemistry has always been Evert Garcia-Guzman’s strength academically.

However, when he enrolled at UNC Pembroke four years ago, Guzman decided to push the boundaries and challenge himself by studying physics–a subject guaranteed to offer the academic rigor he needed.


Artie Stewart navigates not so easy road to UNCP degree

May 20, 2021
| News

Legally blind, Artie Stewart earned an associate degree in business management three years ago.

On May 22, Stewart defied the odds, again, during spring commencement at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke when he joined 1,045 graduates.

Taylor Royer

UNCP music students admitted to prestigious graduate programs

May 20, 2021
| News

Two music students at UNC Pembroke have been accepted to elite graduate programs.

Dr. Michael Alsop

Michael Alsop named director of the 'Spirit of the Carolinas' Marching Band at UNCP

May 11, 2021
| News

Michael Alsop has been named director of the 'Spirit of the Carolinas' Marching Band at UNC Pembroke.