Dr. José Rivera (Music) was invited to conducted the European Senior High Honor Choir hosted by Department of Defense Schools (DoDEA) in Boppard, Germany in March, 2018. Eighty-five students from Germany, England, Italy, and Spain participated in the choir, and another 69 high school students from 17 DODEA-Europe schools were in the band. The 2018 Honors Music Festival included three days of rehearsals followed by a concert.
Congratulations to ETFL Lecturer Hannah Baggott Anderson, who was recognized for her hard work in advising two student groups this year: the American Association of University Women and Spectrum. While the groups' enthusiasm and projects are the best evidence of her value as an advisor, the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership formally recognized her as "Advisor of the Year."
State and local officials celebrated on Friday, April 20, the start of a much-anticipated project that will improve the safety and traffic flow of a University of North Carolina Pembroke gateway in Robeson County.
James Trogdon, secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation, joined UNC Pembroke Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings and Pembroke Mayor Charles Gregory Cummings in a groundbreaking ceremony to reconstruct a mile of North Odom Street/Prospect Road along the campus.
James Trogdon, secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation, joins Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings, Pembroke Mayor Greg Cummings and other local and state officials during the groundbreaking ceremony on April 20.
You are invited to the PSRC Board of Education Forum hosted by the Student Government Association at UNC-Pembroke (attached poster). It will be on Monday, April 23rd at UNCP’s Givens Performance Art Center at 6 p.m.All the candidates running for the Board of Education have been invited and will be present as panelist where a moderator and the audience can ask questions regarding the Robeson County’s school system. There will be a short break during the event with a reception being held in the lobby for the audience and candidates to network as well.
David Hatch has been promoted to assistant vice chancellor for Facilities Management at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Hatch had held the position in an interim role since 2017. In this capacity, he has successfully navigated the advanced planning stages for several major multi-million dollar projects and put in place the process for the efficient management of the facilities team. He previously served as director of Facilities.
On April 16th, 18 faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), along with colleagues from the School of Education and the Library, participated in the UNCP Research and Creativity Showcase. Both CAS Dean Jeff Frederick, an historian, and Associate Dean Richard Gay, and art historian, presented work at the event. The showcase was organized by the Livermore Library and was held in the UC Center, 1-4pm.
After a dominating 29-1 season, the UNC Pembroke men’s club basketball team will contend for a national title in the 2018 National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Basketball Tournament.
The team will leave for Ohio on Friday. The tournament, which features a field of 36 teams, will be held at The Ohio State University April 20-22.
UNCP’s Model United Nations team had another exemplary conference, returning from the 2018 Spring Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte with eight awards, doubling their total from last year and nearly equaling the tally (eight) that the team won during the Fall conference in Atlanta.