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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. 

July 13, 2016 |

Mary Beth Locklear has been named director of the Office for Regional Initiatives.

Locklear has served as interim director since May 2015.

June 28, 2016 |


Leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly have agreed on a budget that will be a game changer for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, significantly advancing our historic mission of increasing accessibility to higher education. 


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