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Email: pineneedle@uncp.edu 

The

Chancellor's

Corner

Photo taken from UNCP's Website

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 Through Education.

“Brave” doesn’t simply describe our athletic nickname and honor our heritage; it expresses UNCP’s state of mind and the character we develop in our...

February 15, 2018

Q: The previous chancellor was known for appearing at multiple home games for various sports, how do you establish a deep connection with the students and professors on campus?

A: I am a big supporter of our athletics programs and our student-athletes, as Director of Athletics Dick Christy and his coaches will attest. First Lady Rebecca and I always look forward to attending as many games as our schedules allow.

As one example...

With Reporting by Jessica Horne and Mason Miller; Around Campus and Beyond Campus Editors

Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings is a leader.

    

“One of my favorite sayings is ‘always try to leave th

ings better than the way you found them,’” he said. “...And that’s me, that’s what I believe.”

    

Chancellor Cummings is a goal-oriented leader who has been passionate in many different roles during this life – husband,...

November 2, 2017

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a recurring column about our Chancellor. To get to know him better, we had Chancellor Robin G. Cummings walk us through a typical day in his life. Going forward, the Chancellor’s Corner will take a Q&A format, in which all students can submit their questions to the Chancellor via the Pine Needle.

No questions are off the table. Direct message your questions to our Twitter page (@UNCP_PineNeed...

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All students can submit their questions to the Chancellor via the Pine Needle.

 

No questions are off the table. Direct message your questions to our Twitter page (@UNCP_PineNeedle) or email us at pineneedle@uncp.edu.