Members of the Entrepreneurship Incubator (EI), located in the Thomas Center at 202 Main St., view the coming of N.C. Promise as an opening to equip more students and members of the community with tools to further their businesses and careers.

“We anticipate more studen...

March 22, 2018

Q: When you think of the word ‘brave,’ what does being brave mean to you

A: A fundamental component of bravery is a willingness to challenge yourself. This sense of embracing the unknown — and often the uncomfortable — is a key to UNCP’s mission of Changing Lives Throug...

As N.C. Promise approaches, campus recreation is taking steps to accommodate higher numbers of students by planning to upgrade and expand fitness facilities.

According to Justin Winans, director of campus recreation, “We are exploring several prospective enhancements f...

The office of Community and Civic Engagement (CCE) is working to provide more opportunities for students to get involved throughout the community at the installation of N.C. Promise.

Increase in community partners

“We’ve been increasing the number of community partners...

Since last semester, a heightened uncertainty about N.C. Promise’s effect on all UNCP departments, academic or otherwise, has loomed over campus.

As the possible effects of the tuition- based plan are ambiguous until next semester, each department has been tasked to li...

An increase in 4,000 students? An increase in online traffic by 3,000 percent? Doubling of applications?

A number of rumors surrounding how many potential students UNCP is expected to receive this upcoming fall semester are flying around.

“We have no idea, we really don...

Counseling and Psychological Services is preparing to meet potential expansion needs by increasing the use of group counseling programs before the arrival of NC Promise in August 2018.

“I really believe no matter how many new students that we get, we will really be able...

The Center for Student Success is gearing up for substantial changes in areas like tutoring, academic advising and support for students as NC Promise approaches.

“We’re getting ready day by day,” said Dr. Derek Oxendine, director of Center for Student Success. “It’s ha...

In preparation for the imminent arrival of the NC Promise in the fall 2018 semester, a task force has been assembled to plan for the estimated increase in the university’s student body.

    

This task force is made up of representatives from every departme...

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