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PEMBROKE — Two social work professors at UNC Pembroke are helping lay the groundwork for a DWI treatment court–the first of its kind in Robeson County.

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PEMBROKE — Helping others came naturally for Frank Harrington. It was the fabric of who he was.

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PEMBROKE — Homecoming is a time when alumni, faculty and friends reflect on UNC Pembroke’s storied past while taking part in time-honored traditions such as bonfires, tailgating and parades.

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PEMBROKE — Civil war author Kevin M. Levin will hold a lecture and book signing at UNC Pembroke’s Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub on Oct. 29.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke will celebrate its 65th Homecoming October 7-12. The week-long tribute provides an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community to gather and celebrate BraveNation, and is one of the longest-standing traditions at the university.

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Tuesday, 01 October 2019 23:42

Legendary Queen tribute to rock UNCP Homecoming

PEMBROKE — The world’s longest-running and most popular Queen tribute band, Queen Nation, is coming to the Givens Performing Arts Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Oct. 11.

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Friday, 20 September 2019 17:15

UNCP, town gear up for 30th annual Pembroke Day

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke and the town of Pembroke will team up Thursday to continue a tradition that began in 1989.

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PEMBROKE — A surprise $20,000 donation to the Museum of the Southeast American Indian brought tears to the eyes of its director, Nancy Strickland Fields. 

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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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