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PEMBROKE — The COVID-19 pandemic has cost the lives of more than half a million Americans, millions more have become ill, some with long-lasting symptoms and society has been turned on its heels.  

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It’s been more than five months since former University of North Carolina Wilmington professor Mike Adams killed himself after being pushed into early retirement for offensive tweets. My friend David French and my colleague Robert Shibley already wrote powerful articles about it, but I knew eventually I needed to say my piece. 

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PEMBROKE — Most college graduates can single out the one professor whose influence had a lasting impact long after the classroom.

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PEMBROKE — Steven Bourquin had a zest for life.

The popular math professor with a larger-than-life personality was revered by his students and fellow colleagues at UNC Pembroke. He possessed a natural gift to stimulate students’ interest in math. 

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PEMBROKE — Dr. Kevin Freeman has a profound impact on his students — both in and out of the classroom.

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PEMBROKE — Professor Veronica Hardy was presented with United Way of Robeson County’s Volunteer of the Year award for her humanitarian efforts during Hurricane Florence.

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