PEMBROKE — Jada Jacobs wants to be a pediatric oncologist and one day open a free clinic. Jada has seen firsthand the need for improved health care delivery in her home county of Robeson. The Purnell Swett High School valedictorian, who was selected for the highly competitive Brody School of Medicine Scholars program in partnership with East Carolina University, didn’t look far when it came to choosing where she would start her journey to a successful career in medicine. 

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Wednesday, 04 September 2019 14:00

Indigenous languages expert to speak at UNCP

PEMBROKE — Dr. Richard Grounds, executive director of the Yuchi Language Project in Oklahoma, will speak at UNC Pembroke on Sept. 10.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke senior Wanya Ward was beaming with pride while showing off his spacious bedroom, living room and other amenities featured in the newest apartments on campus. 

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PEMBROKE — The A.D. Gallery at UNC Pembroke will present a solo exhibition of the work of Gail Spaien, beginning Thursday, Aug. 29.

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Monday, 26 August 2019 12:16

UNC Pembroke installs new SGA officers

PEMBROKE — The Student Government Association at UNC Pembroke welcomed its new officers during an induction ceremony on Aug 21.

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PEMBROKE — Losing her grandmother to colon cancer on Christmas Day 2014 compelled Jada Jacobs to pursue a career in medicine. 

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Thursday, 08 August 2019 19:47

UNCP, Lumbee Tribe build on shared vision

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke and the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina value the importance of collaboration. 

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PEMBROKE —The Distinguished Speaker Series, which brings notable celebrities and prominent lecturers to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, is back for 2019-20 and hosted by Givens Performing Arts Center and UNCP's Campus Engagement and Leadership.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke and N.C. State University are expanding their 3-plus-2 engineering program to offer additional degree options for students interested in civil and environmental engineering careers.

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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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