In two speeches on May 21, UNC Pembroke’s Chancellor-elect Dr. Robin G. Cummings said the university that most influenced his life was The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Dr. Cummings grew up in the shadow of Old Main, and for him, it represents the opportunities that only education can provide.
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(Chapel Hill, NC – May 19, 2015) A committee of the UNC Board of Governors will host four regional forums to invite public input in the search for the next president of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system. UNC President Thomas W. Ross will step down in January 2016, and the board hopes to have his successor identified by this fall.
On Friday evening and Saturday morning, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke awarded 738 degrees.
The Givens Performing Arts Center was near capacity on Friday as 160 graduate degrees were awarded. As tropical storm Anna generated some blustery weather, undergraduate degrees were awarded to 578 students in an outdoor ceremony in the university’s historic Quad. An estimated 5,000 attended.
UNC Pembroke and Chancellor Kyle R. Carter honored 46 graduating veterans and active duty service men and women in a ceremony on the campus quad on May 6.
The graduates received red-white-and-blue honor cords and challenge coins. Their commencement ceremony was May 9.
The event was established to honor veterans and active duty service men and women for their service to their country and to UNCP. Chancellor Carter has been a cheerleader for them. The chancellor took a full minute