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Student Spotlights

  • Brandi Guffey

    Bachelor of Science

    Biology- Zoology Concentration

    Canton, North Carolina


    I am a sophomore studying Biology with a concentration in Zoology.  I plan on pursuing a degree in graduate school, in hopes of becoming a Veterinarian to work with exotic animals.  I am privileged to be a member of the Esther G. Maynor Honors...

  • Morgan Lawson

    Bachelor of Science


    Reidsville, NC


    I am a junior pursuing a degree in Accounting. I am also planning on taking entrepreneurship classes to receive my entrepreneurship certification. I am a Supplemental Instructor (SI) Leader on campus, which I will continue until I graduate in 2016.  Along with being an SI, I also work at Outback...

  • Chase Kaui


    Social Studies Education

    Chase Kaui is a Social Studies Education major who has established a record of academic excellence in the History Department. As a result, the department's faculty selected him as the Outstanding Student of the Year. Chase is currently completing his student teaching and is scheduled to graduate in...

  • Mireida Perez Cortez


    Mathematics Education

    Arrowhead Scholarship Recipient

    "As a college freshman, I had procrastinated to apply for a scholarship. I resorted to The Career Center for some guidance of the requirements of the scholarship. It was surprising how fast and easy it was to contact them. I had the answer to my question through a quick search that was...

Faculty Spotlights

  • Dr. Weston Cook


    History Department

    Dr. Weston Cook recently received the highest teaching award conferred on faculty within the UNC system, the 2014 UNC Board of Governers Outstanding Teaching Award.  A member of the History Department, Dr. Cook teaches a wide variety of courses, ranging from sub-Sahara Africa to South Asia to the Ancient worlds of Greece and Rome...