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August 9, 2016 |

You can save your jokes. 

Ethan Sanford – who was 14 when he enrolled in UNC Pembroke as an Esther G. Maynor Honors College Scholar – has heard them all. 

“I got stopped so much on campus by other students asking me where my parents are,” said Ethan, recalling his freshman year in 2012. “Or they would say, ‘are you lost?’” 

He may have looked out of place, but according to his former professors at UNCP, Ethan surely wasn’t lost. In fact, they say he is on a path to

August 1, 2016 |

BraveNation:
Campus offices and departments will have limited availability on August 10-11, 2016. All offices and departments will be closed from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on August 10. Please check with individual offices and/or departments for their operating hours for the afternoon of August 10 and August 11. All offices and departments will resume regular operating hours on August 12. Thank you for your understanding in advance as we take time to prepare for the start of our Fall

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

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