Displaying items by tag: education

PEMBROKE— Four years ago, Austin Locklear earned a biology degree from UNC Pembroke to prepare for the rigorous course load in medical school. In an effort to become a stronger candidate, he went on to earn a graduate degree from Duke University. 

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PEMBROKE — Leyia Bullard Oxendine, a 2017 graduate of UNC Pembroke, has been accepted to the Physician Assistant program at Methodist University. 

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PEMBROKE — Dr. Loury Floyd, dean of the School of Education at UNC Pembroke, has been selected as an Impact Academy fellow, a high honor afforded to the most exceptional leaders in education.  

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RALEIGH — A new report is shedding light on the academic, social, and mental-health damage caused by school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MILLSBORO, Del.— Mountaire Farms, the nation’s fourth-largest chicken producer, recently awarded 27 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college. 

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The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to cut $40 million from the federal Charter Schools Program, in a major policy shift away from the bipartisan support that charter schools have enjoyed in recent years.

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“Wherever books are burned,” wrote the German journalist and poet Heinrich Heine, “men in the end will also burn.”

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HAMLET — Twenty-year-old twins Belle and Samuel Capel are about to go their separate ways this fall: Belle to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to study oceanography and Samuel to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to study computer science.

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WADESBORO — With the start of the school year just around the corner, Pee Dee Electric is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant.

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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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