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PEMBROKE — On the first day of classes in August, students returned to campus wearing face coverings and in noticeably different physical spaces due to COVID-19. Though those changes didn’t seem to dampen the excitement for more than 2,932 students new to UNCP.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Community Colleges clashed over spending more than $100,000 on police training as community colleges brace for what could be an unprecedented spike in enrollment.

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RALEIGH — As state community colleges struggle to raise enrollment, they are looking to recruit  more non-traditional students — those older than 25. The push could help lift those students out of poverty and boost North Carolina’s workforce — but only if colleges get it right, advocates say.

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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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HAMLET — Richmond Community College invites the public to attend a showcase of all its programs and services at the RichmondCC Guarantee Celebration and Open House on Thursday, March 7.

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