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.”
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