Lorena Fuentes-Montiel talking to the kids she serves in Trujillo Colon, Honduras (Photo Credit Lorena Fuentes-Montiel) “You can do service everyday by setting an example for other people,” says Lorena Fuentes-Montiel, a junior and business management major at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Fuentes-Montiel is the founder of the organization Actuemos Por Los Niño’s De Honduras (Lets Act for the Kids in Honduras). With this organization, Fuentes-Montiel provides
The climate for women’s rights in college continues to change in the light of the political and social changes happening in the world around women. Female students and professors have all had different experiences but share a common plight--fighting for equality, safety and respect in both their personal and professional lives. College towns bring together people from many different backgrounds and force them to work and live together very suddenly. When the system works well
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) was awarded $1,000 from the North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Grant on Jan. 29 in front of Old Main. The 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Grant Program is “A Call for Civil Discourse,” as elevating in the teachings of Dr. King. Civil discourse is defined as an engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. ODI, along with other recipients, was given the grant from the N.C. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission.
Visit the Museum of the Southeast American Indian The museum hosts many historical and culturally relevant items from Southeast American Indian tribes. It is located on the first floor of Old Main on campus. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visit the Pembroke Recreation Complex This recreation center holds a walking trail, several outdoor tennis courts and sand volleyball courts. It is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Go to the Pool The indoor poo
Prospect Road will get a new makeover as the Pembroke City Council and Department of Transportation approved plans to renovate the road. The DOT improvement project has been in progress for approximately one year as the $2.8 million dollar renovations are expected to “include a roundabout and sidewalks by early as 2018,” a city council meeting transcript stated. The road construction will take Prospect road down to a two-lane street with two roundabouts, one in front of GPAC