GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, and the UNC Pembroke School of Education awarded $20,000 in grants to 20 public school teachers in the region for innovative and creative teaching for improved student learning. It was the third year the action-research grants have been awarded.
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As a child, Blake Tyner learned to appreciate history sitting on the knees of his forefathers.
"I have always been around history," Tyner said. "I grew up spending time with both sets of great grandparents, and I was raised in the house in St. Pauls that my great, great grandfather built with
CNN, the leading 24-hour television news network, recently tapped two UNC Pembroke professors as expert commentators.
UNC Pembroke's Board of Trustees approved Feb. 6 a request for bids from private developers to construct new on-campus housing for up to 335 students.
The five-unit apartment-style buildings would be located on 10.8 acres on the north side on campus, on an area currently used for intramural fields. The estimated cost of the project is $7 million, and the project must be ready for occupancy by the fall semester, 2003.