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Student Spotlights

  • Katherine Rentschler


    Biology - Environmental Biology track

    Pinehurst, NC


    I transferred to UNC Pembroke from Drew University and Sandhills Community College in 2014. I started college as a biological anthropology and music double major in 2010, but had to drop out after my freshman year because of unfortunate financial circumstances. For the next three years I worked...

  • David J. Pedersen



    Honolulu, HI


    My interest in science started early in life. In fact, it was more of a general curiosity exhibited by most young children. Thankfully, my parents encouraged my need to know how things worked and why they worked. Growing up I enjoyed watching Mr. Wizard (revealing my age now...), a television...

  • Brandi Guffey


    Biology with a Zoology track

    Canton, NC


    Ever since I was young, I have always had a passion for science and the world around us. This came mostly as a passion for animals and making a better life for them.  After working as a veterinary assistant for two summers in a small animal practice, I decided that my career interest was with...

Faculty Spotlights

  • New Member of the History Faculty

    History Department

    CHRISTOPHER WOOLLEY is a historian of Latin America, especially colonial Mexico.  He received his BA in history from Western Washington University, and his MA and PhD degrees from the University of Florida.  His research has focused largely on the relationship between Spanish colonialism and the environment, as...

  • Dr. Anthony Johnson


    Dr. Anthony JohnsonThe Department of History congratulates Dr. Anthony Johnson on...