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Monday, 26 July 2021 11:34

OPINION: Fewer students major in humanities

Most students attend colleges or universities primarily to acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials required to get a rewarding job.

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RALEIGH — Some universities across the state have announced that they will be requiring the COVID vaccine for students returning to campus. UNC System public universities are not requiring, but encouraging, the vaccine. Some private schools, including Duke and Wake Forest, are requiring it.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke has been ranked among the Best College for Master’s Degree in Addiction Counseling. 

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RALEIGH — Could an obscure historical discovery force Wingate University and the town to change names? That question is roiling Wingate, a small Union County town 30 miles southeast of Charlotte.

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PEMBROKE — Legally blind, Artie Stewart earned an associate degree in business management three years ago.  

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HAMLET— While Mount Vernon Nazarene University is located in Ohio, all classes for the Bachelor of Social Work can be completed online, and the required field work can be completed anywhere. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House is not planning to move the Save Women’s Sports Act (H358) this session, according to North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore. In an interview with the Associated Press, Moore said that votes are not needed at this point. The bill would apply to college, middle, and high school sports and would require that sports be designated co-ed or specifically for males or females.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it is expanding eligibility for food assistance benefits to help college students who are struggling to purchase food and stay in school during the pandemic.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools have officially accepted North Carolina’s First in FAFSA Challenge to help send more local high school seniors to college. Ashley Chapel Educational Center, Richmond Early College High School and Richmond Senior High School are all competing against each other and hundreds of other high schools across the state to increase their FAFSA completion rates.

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PEMBROKE — Shannon Hunt, a 2019 graduate of UNC Pembroke, is continuing her medical training in the Physician Assistant Studies Program at Pfeiffer University.  

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