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May 19, 2017 |

Power of the mind

UNC Pembroke’s Bahr honored with Gardner award for work in neurological research

Ben Bahr comes from a family with lofty goals. After all, his father was part of the space program that helped mankind reach the moon. So it should come as little surprise that Bahr wants to achieve something equally ambitious: find a way to eliminate neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

May 15, 2017 |

UNCP alumnus, Mel Gardner made an important observation during his first weeks in the U.S. Marine Corps, fresh out of high school. “I noticed the officers seemed to live a whole lot better than I did. They lived better and dressed better.” When he asked a lieutenant the requirements for becoming an officer, the answer would change the course of Gardner’s life. “He said, ‘the only difference between you and me is a college degree.’ Right then, I decided I was going to get one.”

May 9, 2017 |

#BraveNation: 

We would like to remind you of our “active shooter” training exercise on the UNCP campus tomorrow, Tuesday, May 9. There will be significant public safety presence during the exercise. 

The event, lasting several hours, will be a full-scale exercise involving local and county authorities. Actors will recreate an emergency situation on campus at an unknown location prompting immediate response from university officials and first responders. 

May 15, 2017 |

Graduate holds diploma during nSpring Commencement 2017PEMBROKE, N.C. – Brandon Lee Locklear plans to write a book about his life experiences.

The first chapter is sure to include his time as a student at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Locklear was among the 692 graduates who took part in two commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday

May 3, 2017 |

For nursing professor Cherry Beasley, it isn’t the way she delivers lectures at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

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