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Student Spotlights

  • Amelia C. Brown



    Dunn, NC


    Surprisingly, I haven’t always loved science. As a child, I actually struggled in the subject but could typically manage to get a “B” in class. My mom always made me write “super sentences” with my spelling words. While in math I caught on very quickly. So, those subjects were never an issue. I...

  • Elizabeth Crawford

    Bachelor of Science


    I never imagined the beautiful journey that one decision could bring. 

    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke intrigued me with the many opportunities they offer; moreover, the reasons which highlighted UNC Pembroke as a desirable college to attend included their nursing...

Faculty Spotlights

  • New Member of the History Department


    DAVID M. WALTON will earn this summer a dual PhD in History and African American & African Studies from Michigan State University in the summer of 2017.  He earned a MA in World History and a Graduate Certificate in African American Studies from Eastern Michigan University. Although primarily focused on...

  • Julie Harrison-Swartz, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, RN

    Director of Graduate Programs


    Educational Background 

    Doctor of Nursing Practice, George Mason University

    Master of Science in Nursing, George Mason University

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of South Alabama

    Associate Degree in Nursing, Wallace Community College


Alumni Spotlights

  • Ethan Sanford




    Graduate student in the doctoral program in Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology (BMCB) at Cornell University

    Hamlet, NC

    Graduate Student

    Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology at Cornell University

    Hamlet, North Carolina

    Alumnus Ethan Sanford has the distinction of having been one of the University's youngest (enrolling at 14 years old) and most accomplished students.  He received the Biology Department's 2016 Faculty Award...