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October 3, 2017 |

Kai Artis plans to be a Peace Corps volunteer after she graduates from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

She would love to volunteer in Asia. A new prep course soon to be offered on campus will provide Artis and others like her a competitive edge when applying for Peace Corps service.

The Peace Corps Prep Course is a two-year undergraduate certificate program available for all majors designed to give students valuable hands-on experience and leadership skills.

October 3, 2017 |

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is among six universities in the UNC system that was awarded three grants totaling $6.2 million for research on data science, green fuels, and hybrid materials technology.

 

The grant was provided through the University of North Carolina’s Research Opportunities Initiative. Priority research areas for the UNC ROI program are pharmacoengineering, advanced manufacturing, energy, data science, marine sciences as well as the military and

October 3, 2017 |

University leaders celebrated a milestone for UNC Pembroke’s Entrepreneurship Incubator at the Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship.

A graduation ceremony was held September 14 for Lumbee Tribal Enterprises, an IT company that called the business Incubator home for the past two years.

The company has branched out on its own – which is the overall goal for the remaining businesses, said Thomas Hall, executive director of the Thomas Family Center for

September 26, 2017 |

Courtney Boger, a senior at UNC Pembroke, has been named Member of the Season by the regional Circle K International organization.

The Carolinas District is comprised of Circle K clubs at 20 colleges and universities across North Carolina and South Carolina.

Boger is president of the Circle K International, a student organization at UNCP focused on service, leadership and fellowship. She is an education major and a member of the women’s soccer team.

September 26, 2017 |

As director of a university museum, Nancy Strickland Fields understands the importance of networking.

Earlier this month, she was making contacts at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. In the days prior, she was in Greensboro for a private unveiling of a mural by renowned artist Matt Adnate.

Since taking over as curator of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian at UNC Pembroke, Fields has been fostering relationships with the local community and

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