Kelvin Sampson, Class of 1978, men's basketball coach at Oklahoma University, recently guided his team to the "Final Four" of NCAA championships. The Sooners lost to Indiana University Saturday in the semifinals,
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One of the great thrills of Kelvin Sampson's life was joining his father in the UNC Pembroke Athletic Hall of Fame.
This is from the first lines of his new biography, "Kelvin Sampson: The OU Basketball Story," by Steve Richardson (
"Being an Indian is a tough job," Sherman Alexie told a UNCP crowd of about 600. "We don't really know what it is to be Indian any more. We've been making it up since you (Europeans) first arrived."
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UNC Pembroke's Board of Trustees unanimously approved Friday, March 22, a $150 increase in tuition for the 2002-3 school year.
An eight percent in-state and 12 percent out-of-state tuition hike is pending before the North Carolina General Assembly.
The $150 "campus-based" tuition hike is in addition to the proposed system wide increase. Campus-based tuition, now going into its second year, will be $236.40 for 2002-3. It is the second lowest among the 16 UNC universities.