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Faculty Spotlights

  • 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...

Student Spotlights

  • 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...

  • Destiny Kocurek

    Bachelor of Science


    What make’s Pembroke’s nursing department unique is that faculty takes the time to personally get to know you not only as a student, but as an individual as well. Knowing that I was not just another student made me feel welcomed into the program and that my education would be individualized. I wanted to be part of a program that...

  • Cody Norris

    Bachelor of Science


    My most memorable moment in the nursing program has been working in the simulation labs. The students get to practice and discuss nursing skills and better understand the purpose behind each one. It is a safe area where the students can perfect fundamental nursing techniques so that they are ready to use them in the...