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Dr. Mayer's new book (Routledge, 2019)

Mayer publishes new book

August 13, 2019
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Martin Mayer, assistant professor in Political Science and Public Administration, and colleagues recently published a new book with Routledge Press.

Anthony Locklear

UNCP pair attend Duke University’s pre-law program

August 8, 2019
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UNC Pembroke students Tasia Mears and Anthony Locklear recently completed the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program at Duke University School of Law.

Jada Jacobs

Meet Jada Jacobs: 2019 Early Assurance Scholar

August 7, 2019
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Losing her grandmother to colon cancer on Christmas Day 2014 compelled Jada Jacobs to pursue a career in medicine.

“I want cancer patients to suffer as little as possible,” she said. “I want to prevent others from going through what I went through.”

NCSU 3-pus-2

UNCP, NC State expands their 3-plus-2 engineering program

July 27, 2019
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UNC Pembroke and N.C. State University are expanding their 3-plus-2 engineering program to offer additional degree options for students interested in civil and environmental engineering careers.

Students in Dr. Jamie Litty's World Media class visited Stonehenge during a recent trip to Europe. DePaul Barron, far left, Marcus Shoffner, Kayla Carson, Samantha DeBusk, Sara Goldsberry and Stephanie Reeder

World Media class takes on London: Media capital of Europe

July 24, 2019
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Dr. Jamie Litty’s World Media course in the spring came with a class trip to London, England, where students visited the European headquarters of Bloomberg Television and the London offices of Concord Bicycle Music, the fifth-largest music company in the world. 

 Bourquin

Scholarship honors legacy of beloved UNCP math professor

July 19, 2019
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Steven Bourquin had a zest for life.

The popular math professor with a larger-than-life personality was revered by his students and fellow colleagues at UNC Pembroke. He possessed a natural gift to stimulate students’ interest in math.

Octavia

Mass Communication student lands internship with Volunteers of America

July 11, 2019
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Senior Mass Communication student Octavia Johnson has been hired as a marketing and communications intern with Volunteers of America.

Dr. Scott Hicks

Dr. Scott Hicks recognized statewide as Engaged Faculty Scholar

July 9, 2019
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Dr. Scott Hicks, director of Teaching and Learning Center and professor of English, Theatre and Foreign Languages, has been named an Engaged Faculty Scholar by North Carolina Campus Compact.

Mark Andersen

Adjunct music professor to perform at Kennedy Center

July 1, 2019
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Dr. Mark Andersen, an adjunct professor in the music department at UNC Pembroke, will be performing at the Library of Congress and the Kennedy Center on August 7.