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UNCP’s Joseph Van Hassel performs percussion concert in Japan

August 22, 2023
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UNC Pembroke music faculty member Joseph Van Hassel traveled to Japan this summer to perform percussion as a soloist and ensemble member.


“The Beat Goes On,” a tribute to iconic artist Cher comes to GPAC

August 22, 2023
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The Givens Performing Arts Center is opening its 2023-24 Professional Artist Season and turning back time with a tribute to iconic artist Cher.

The show will be held Friday, September 29, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $19 to $29 for adults and $10 for children.


UNCP student’s research featured in WRAL documentary

August 21, 2023
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A WRAL documentary series that examines the contamination of private water wells in communities near the Cumberland-Bladen county line features Ashley Cashwell Barez, a geo-environmental student at UNC Pembroke.


Dr. Kelly Brennan named vice chancellor for Enrollment Management at UNCP

August 18, 2023
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Dr. Kelly Brennan has been named vice chancellor for Enrollment Management at UNC Pembroke.


UNCP pre-law students gain invaluable experience at UVA Law School

August 17, 2023
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A trio of pre-law students at UNC Pembroke have a greater understanding of the legal field after spending their summer networking with faculty and professionals at the University of Virginia School of Law––one of the premier law schools in the country.


Summer Bridge gives UNCP students jumpstart on college career

August 17, 2023
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Fall classes began this week and while most first-year students at UNC Pembroke are getting oriented to campus and their classes, Janiel Mercado-Vazquez feels at home.


Ret. Col., alumnus Lou Zeisman welcomes new students at UNCP Convocation

August 15, 2023
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Lou Zeisman credits his UNC Pembroke education for setting him on a career path that allowed him to command upwards of 6,000 personnel during 30 years of distinguished service in the U.S. Army.

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UNCP inks academic pathway with ECU School of Dental Medicine

August 14, 2023
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UNC Pembroke has signed an early assurance agreement with East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine.


UNCP professor Tim Altman leads Italian conservatory masterclass

August 9, 2023
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UNC Pembroke music professor Tim Altman recently returned from Italy, where he performed a solo trumpet recital and led a masterclass at Conservatorio di Musica, Riva del Garda.


New members join UNCP Alumni Association Board

August 8, 2023
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The UNC Pembroke Alumni Association recently welcomed four new members to its Board of Directors. Vanessa Gonzalez ’07, Amber Locklear, Chris Lowery ’13 and Christina Theodorou ’05 joined the board on July 1 and will each serve a two-year term.

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UNCP’s Lindsay Branch motivated by tragedy to become physician

August 8, 2023
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Lindsay Branch and Sophie El-Mahdy shared a passion for medicine at a young age.

After her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, El-Mahdy knew she wanted to become a doctor. Tragically, she never got that chance. She died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism. She was 16.

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UNCP to extend hours for enrollment support

July 28, 2023
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The Enrollment Management Division at UNC Pembroke will have extended hours to accommodate the needs of all students, including non-traditional students, parents and their families.

Blair Fisher (left) Head of School at Fayetteville Academy and Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings sign an agreement establishing the UNCP and Fayetteville Academy Joint Enrollment Partnership

UNCP launches joint enrollment collaboration with Fayetteville Academy

July 28, 2023
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UNC Pembroke faculty will soon be teaching college-credit courses at Fayetteville Academy thanks to a joint enrollment partnership launched this week. The initiative will offer academy students access to select college courses and expand the pipeline to postsecondary education.

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Summer internships provide invaluable experience for UNCP students

July 27, 2023
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First-year UNC Pembroke physics student Sharon Daminabo is spending her summer teaching high school students the science behind rocket propulsion and design––proving it’s never too early to apply classroom learning to real-world experiences.

UNCP launches IncludED textbook program

UNCP IncludED program will deliver savings, course materials to students, beginning Fall 2023

July 21, 2023
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Being prepared for classes has never been so easy! This fall, UNCP students will save money and have faster, easier access to their textbooks and course materials through the recently launched program UNCP IncludED.

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UNCP awarded $75K from Johnson Foundation to support American Indian business students

July 21, 2023
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UNC Pembroke has been awarded $75,000 from the Johnson Scholarship Foundation to support American Indian students pursuing business degrees.

Brave Scholars and NC Teaching Fellow scholarship recipients attend a Future Education Summer Symposium at UNCP on July 20, 2023

Future teachers at UNCP exchange ideas with veteran educators

July 21, 2023
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More than 40 future teachers in the School of Education at UNC Pembroke got to network and learn from experienced educators who led professional development workshops and roundtable discussions addressing challenges and issues facing education today.

Healthy Start Robeson continues to serve the community after 25 years

Healthy Start Robeson at UNC Pembroke celebrates 25 years

July 19, 2023
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Matthew Miles didn’t know what to expect like most first-time parents. His wife, Tiara, didn’t experience significant issues during her pregnancy. But that quickly changed during an unexpected cesarean delivery.

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UNCP Army ROTC graduate pursues military nursing career

July 17, 2023
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The nursing program at UNC Pembroke can be challenging for the average college student––but Keely Jones isn’t your average student. Jones aced the program, graduating with honors last May and doing so as an Army ROTC cadet––which is no cakewalk.

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REACH Fellows at UNC Pembroke outline research proposals

July 13, 2023
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UNC Pembroke undergraduates Ahelayus Oxouzidis and Unmai Arokiasamy have been interviewing Lumbee elders this summer as part of a community-driven oral history project they will develop this academic year.

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