UNCP professor shares how her Native American roots influences her teaching
In a Spectrum News 1 segment, Voices for Change, we hear from North Carolinians about their lives, struggles, and hope for the future. In this segment, we hear from UNCP Professor Dr. Cherry Beasley, who says her experiences of growing up as a Native American in a segregated town has fundamentally influenced the way she teaches the next generation.
Hattie M. Strong Scholarship assists UNCP’s aspiring teachers
Like many college students, Allisa Dilling juggles a full-time job and her studies at UNC Pembroke.
NCCU, UNCP, Lumbee Tribe launch COVID testing initiative
North Carolina Central University and two partners from the state’s Sandhills region are coming together to provide free COVID-19 testing and education for North Carolina’s Lumbee community.
UNCP professor collaborates with county to secure funding for Adult Drug Treatment Court
Robeson County’s DWI Treatment Court, which was implemented a year ago, is expanding to a fully functional Adult Drug Treatment Court program thanks, in part, to assistance from faculty at UNC Pembroke.
Alumna Bianca Hernandez, current grad student, finds new family at UNCP
Five years ago, while deciding which college to attend, Bianca Hernandez was determined to find an institute of higher education that best met her academic needs, and just as important, gave her a feeling of home.
BraveStep program: A bold step ahead
Like so many other things affected by the coronavirus in 2020, college is one more paradigm that has been turned on its head.
UNCP student organizes food drive to help underserved Native-American community
A UNC Pembroke student is trying to help her Native American community using compassion and a crown.
Women’s basketball heads to Augusta to open 2020-21 season
The UNC Pembroke women's basketball team will open the curtain on its 2020-21 season on Saturday when the Braves pack up their show and head to Augusta for a non-conference matchup with the Jaguars.
Native American studies programs focus on leadership development, community building
Native American studies departments and programs in higher education do more than just teach about the oppression of Native Americans in U.S. history.
UNCP men blend experience, new faces as season tips off
While the NCAA Tournament’s cancellation in March abruptly ended the 2019-20 season without playing out its conventional conclusion, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke men’s basketball team will still have fond memories of a season in which they won 24 games and the school’s first outright regular-season conference title.
Shaun Kirk drafted by Harlem Globetrotters
Shaun Kirk, who played a pivotal role in the UNC Pembroke men's basketball team's run to the 2019-20 Peach Belt Conference regular season title, etched another first into the program's record books on Monday morning when he was drafted by the world famous Harlem Globetrotters.