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    Due to winter weather, the university will operate on condition 2—suspended operations—until 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18. The university will operate on condition 1--reduced operations--from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday. More information can be found at: uncp.edu/news/winter-weather-wednesday-january-17


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  • Now Available: Hail To UNCP!

    Hail to UNCP! recounts one of the unique and compelling stories in higher education—a school founded in 1887 to train Lumbee Indian teachers that evolved into a four-year university and constituent institution of the internationally acclaimed University of North Carolina system....

Student Spotlights

  • Madison Wilcox


    Exercise and Sport Science

    Lumberton, North Carolina



    I am a sophomore studying Exercise and Sport Science with a...

Alumni Spotlights

  • John W. "Ned" Sampson




    Retired after 30 years of teaching and coaching in Robeson County.

    Pembroke, NC


    I started attending Pembroke State College in 1947. Then I went into the Air Force and came back to Pembroke State College to receive a degree in 1953. While attending I played three sports including Basketball, Baseball, and Football. I enjoyed my experiences here as a student athlete.

Faculty Spotlights

  • Steven Bourquin

    Chair and Associate Professor

    Mathematics & Computer Science


    At Louisville High School in Ohio I was selected by the associated press as a second team all Ohio defensive back in football. I attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania on a football scholarship, but after 2 seasons I transferred to Ohio University to pursue a degree in Engineering. I obtained the...