Since last month, Art Malloy was named Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. “I saw that this institute was poised for greatness,” Malloy said. “We have a great staff [student affairs] here in place and they’ve been here for a long time, there’s a lot of experience already here.” According UNCP’s Student Affairs website, student affairs is responsible for providing a variety of student support, services, educational programs and facilities. Malloy’s main goal upon tak
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 Student Government Association voted 13 to 0 to fund a Native American event, “#NoMore”, honoring dead and missing indigenous women across the country. The event is scheduled for March 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the UC Lounge. The Native American Student Organization (NASO) will host the event where they will raise awareness of the numerous indigenous women who have disappeared or died in the local area. Three Native American women, all from different tribes, approached the board
As a result of NC Promise, UNCP has seen substantial growth in enrollment numbers, which poses many questions for how the university will sustain more students in the coming semesters. One solution in the increase in enrollment, is the expansion project of Courtyard Apartments. “We are getting very close to, if not over full capacity … so [we are] starting to research possibilities,” said Paul Posener, director of housing and residence life. “We’re trying to pursue the possib
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.
Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is partnering with Wireless Everywhere Print Anywhere (WEPA) to provide a new printing system, now referred to as UNCP’s Braves Print, in 11 locations on campus. In May 2018, the older model of printers was taken out of the residential halls but during the transition, the printers in the University Center computer lab 158 and Mary Livermore library were kept for student use. On Dec. 4, 2018, the WEPA kiosks were moved into the followi
UNCP's School of Education celebrated the reopening of the Teacher Resource Library on Jan. 31. The Teacher Resource Library was once located in the Mary Livermore Library, but has now moved to the School of Education room 137. Claire Clemens, a reference librarian who was hired to set up the library, is well-versed in everything that the students who use the library will be able to check out. A group of students who major in education come to the library often and had mostly
Michael Eric Dyson visited UNC Pembroke as the third guest speaker of the Distinguished Speaker Series, presented by the Office of Campus Engagement and Leadership (CEL) at the Givens Performing Arts Center (GPAC) on Jan. 24. Dyson is a sociology professor at Georgetown University and a Baptist minister. He is a contributing opinion writer for the "New York Times" and a contributing editor of "The New Republic" and ESPN’s "The Undefeated" website. He frequently appears on CNN