Mark Locklear - UNC-Pembroke

Mark Locklear - UNC-Pembroke

PEMBROKE — COVID-19 has ignited a new creative movement, especially among families of high school and college graduates.

PEMBROKE — Students at UNC Pembroke will begin the fall 2020 semester two weeks early due to the impacts of COVID-19, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings announced in a letter Wednesday to students, faculty and staff.

PEMBROKE — Dr. Leslie Locklear, the FATE project coordinator at UNC Pembroke, has been appointed to serve on Gov. Roy Cooper’s DRIVE Task Force.

PEMBROKE — Counseling master’s student Elzetter Norris has been awarded a national fellowship to support her education at UNC Pembroke. The Pembroke native has aspirations as a professional counselor working with individuals suffering from mental health and addiction disorders.

PEMBROKE — Dr. Teagan Decker has been named dean of the Esther G. Maynor Honors College at UNC Pembroke.

Decker, an associate professor of English, has served as interim dean since July 2019. Prior to that, she was assistant dean of the Honors College, a position she held for four years. Decker was chosen following a national search. Her appointment was approved last week by the Board of Trustees.

PEMBROKE — Steve Varley, a proven leader as a major fundraiser in higher education and non-profit organizations, has been tapped as the new vice chancellor for Advancement at UNC Pembroke.

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke has moved Spring Commencement exercises to Aug. 7-8, due to COVID-19.

PEMBROKE — UNCP remembers Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Joseph B. Oxendine who passed away on Tuesday, April 14. He was 90.

PEMBROKE — Most college graduates can single out the one professor whose influence had a lasting impact long after the classroom.

PEMBROKE — The acclaimed exhibit "Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art" will make a stop at UNC Pembroke as part of its national tour.

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