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WINGATE — In the age of Covid, Dr. Russell Booker wants us to move closer together, not farther apart — at least metaphorically.

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WINGATE — Wingate University graduates picking up their bachelor’s degrees Tuesday got seven bits of wisdom from the mouths of babes, or more specifically third- through eighth-grade students, via Girls on the Run founder Molly Barker.

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Friday, 13 May 2022 16:49

Wingate dedicates Crowder Welcome Center

WINGATE — More than a year after the opening of the Crowder Welcome Center, Wingate University dedicated the facility Thursday afternoon, honoring trustee and alum Bill Crowder, beloved retiree Cindy Jordan, as well as the families of C.C. Dickson, Frank Davis and Fulton Huntley and others who played important roles in the building’s history.

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RALEIGH — University of North Carolina System could be forced to refund portions of fees charged to students across the state in spring 2020, depending on the outcome of a case heard Tuesday morning at the N.C. Court of Appeals.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke is fulfilling its mission of fostering, promoting and cultivating student leadership. The UNC System recently recognized those concerted efforts as UNCP was awarded Delegation of the Year accolades at the UNC System Association of Student Governments meeting.  

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke placed third in the Mars Challenge at the 13th annual First Nations Launch National Rocket Competition in Wisconsin April on 22-24 in Wisconsin.  

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PINEHURST — Sandhills PRIDE Scholarship awardees Katelyn Ann Barr, Molli Cranford, and Tristan Matthew Southerland will be honored at a reception to be held at The Country Club of Whispering Pines on May 15 from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2022 13:02

UNCP expands academic partnerships with ECU

PEMBROKE — Students graduating from UNC Pembroke have been eager to continue their education in our state’s top graduate schools, and ECU is an obvious choice. For years, and in many other programs, UNCP students have been admitted to ECU for master’s- and doctorate-level studies. Academic leaders from both institutions recently met at ECU to ink a new agreement which expands previous arrangements and promises to expand further. 

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Thursday, 21 April 2022 14:41

Sandhills PRIDE announces scholarship winners

PINEHURST — Sandhills PRIDE, a support network and educational advocacy group dedicated to increasing awareness and acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning community in the Sandhills region, is pleased to  announce the recipients of their 2022 Sandhills PRIDE Scholarship.

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A mismatch between the title and subtitle to Matt Lewis's April 18 column at The Daily Beast — "Canceling Student Loan Debt Only Leaves a Broken System in Place," and "Democrats are delusional if they think student loan debt forgiveness is going to save them and Biden at the ballot box" — perfectly illustrates the fallacy of mistaking bad policy for bad politics.

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