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July 28, 2016 |

Pembroke veterinarian David Brooks along with other local veterinarians have been generously giving for several years to a veterinarian scholarship at NC State University. 

Last month, Dr. Paul Lunn, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State University, made a special trip to UNC Pembroke to personally thank Dr. Brooks and other contributors. 

The Old Main Native American Indian Veterinarian Endowed Scholarship was established 2011. Since then, it has swelled to more

July 28, 2016 |

At 15, Chris Blue is mapping his future as an engineer. 

To reach his goal, he plans to take advantage of a new 3-plus-2 dual degree engineering program through UNC Pembroke and N.C. State University. 

The 3-plus-2 program was announced during a ceremony on the N.C. State campus earlier this month. Blue attended along with 40 university leaders, trustees, administrators and faculty from both schools. 

“I think this is a great opportunity,” said Blue, a rising sophomore at

July 28, 2016 |

Year after year, UNC Pembroke recognizes its professors with awards and plaques.

This year it was the staff and non-teaching faculty’s turn to share in the spotlight. 

“Welcome to the first-ever Staff Awards and Recognition Ceremony,” Dr. Robert Canida said, addressing more than 200 university employees seated in the Givens Performing Arts Center earlier this year. 

Canida said the idea for an awards ceremony arose from conversations during meetings of Staff Council which

July 13, 2016 |

Nursing graduates at Sandhills Community College will receive a guaranteed $1,000 scholarship if they pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing at UNC Pembroke. 

UNCP Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings and SCC President Dr. John Dempsey signed a formal agreement last month, launching the Pembroke Pathway Nursing Scholarship. 

Beginning in August, the scholarship will be awarded to any SCC nursing graduate who enrolls in the RN-BSN program at UNCP. 

July 13, 2016 |

Growing up in the Union Chapel community, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings is no stranger to Lumbee Homecoming. 

Since 1968, Lumbees have flocked to Robeson County during the Fourth of July to take part in the annual festivities and reunite with family and friends. 

Each year, UNCP partners the town of Pembroke in support of Lumbee Homecoming sponsored by the Lumbee Regional Development Association. 

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