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October 22, 2017 |

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is gearing up for a spirited week of activities to usher in BraveNation Homecoming 2017, set for October 23 through October 28.

A parade, Michael Jackson tribute band, step show, alumni awards and hall of fame induction ceremony are among the heavy slate of events planned for alumni returning to campus.

“UNCP alumni, come home to Pembroke!,” said Alumni Relations director Morgan Jones, who led the Homecoming Committee along with Abdul

October 19, 2017 |

YouTube vlogger Jouelzy will headline the 3rd annual Women’s Leadership Conference at UNC Pembroke on November 4.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Be Your Own Shero.” It will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University Center Annex.

There will be workshops, speakers, discussion panels and networking opportunities that educate participants on leadership competencies relating to women’s issues.

The event is free and open to the public.

October 19, 2017 |

Contributed by Toni Nelson, intern with University Communications and Marketing

The UNC Pembroke softball squad participated in Victory Junction’s 12th annual Run to Victory 5k/10k in Randleman.

Victory Junction, founded in honor of NASCAR driver Adam Petty, is a camp for children with serious illnesses and disabilities. At the camp, children who, on a daily basis, are bound by their limitations are able to break free and just be kids. Families of campers are not charged

October 18, 2017 |

Contributed by Adam Peele, intern with University Communications and Marketing

UNC Pembroke’s Office of Student Involvement and Leadership recently hosted the second annual Minute Mentoring leadership program.

Minute Mentoring is a fast-paced mentoring session which connects students with faculty and staff in building strong mentoring relationships across campus. Event coordinators hope the connections made on September 28 will lead to potential career opportunities.

October 13, 2017 |

After her first encounter with Dr. Carol Higy, Karen Granger was second guessing her decision to accept the Teaching Fellows director position at UNC Pembroke.

Higy gave her 119 reasons to walk away.

“I remember meeting her for the first time,” Granger said. “She was the director at that time and she gave me this very thorough bulleted list with 119 bullets – I counted them - of every task that the Teaching Fellows director had to do in a 12-month cycle.”

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