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The university’s School of Business is set to receive a gift of $7 million by Board of Trustee Member Jim Thomas and wife Sally, for the construction of the new business building.


According to a university press release, “the gift will go toward the constr...

 UNCP hosted its third annual women’s conference on Saturday, Nov. 4 in the UC Annex from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., inviting women, specifically women of color, into sessions of empowerment and strength, as speakers defined true “sheroism.” 


Keynote speak...

 A gathering of students and locals assembled by the water feature to pay tribute to our service men and women at the Veterans Day service on Friday, Nov. 10.


“Our gathering is just one small spark of pride that burns across America for Veteran’s Day,” Mik...

 UNCP’s career fair on Nov. 2 featured a wide variety of jobs and organizations showcasing job opportunities and teaching career-readiness skills. Students, faculty and local company representatives came together in the University Center Annex to witness the promotion...

 The UC Lounge was crowded with students seeking answers about their sexual health from a panel of “sexperts” (sex experts) on Nov. 8. from 7 – 8 p.m. 


The evening included discussion, information, prizes and gifts. The panel of five sexperts were mad...

The University Center Annex held a Campus Movie Fest on Friday, Nov. 3 to celebrate students’ achievement in filmmaking by viewing their short movies. 


Friends and families of the students were in attendance. 


The top 16 films were viewed also...

 A staggering number of students attended the Ninth Annual Honoring Native Foodways Festival at the UC Annex, as well as celebrating National Native American Heritage Month. 


The festival gave students a taste of traditional Native American food which...

Most colleges and universities have unique nicknames that are associated with their sports teams. Here at UNCP, the nickname “Braves” not only describes the athletics, but also the entire campus. 


On campus, being a Brave isn’t just a catchy team nickname,...

UNCP is one of a handful of NCAA Division II schools to partner with SuperFanU to launch a fan loyalty rewards app.


Fans can unlock rewards and exclusive offers with their points. 


Also, students can keep track of their accumulated points and see ho...

The Braves Shopping Shuttle continues to run on campus every week to take students to their shopping destinations. Students were concerned that the service had been shut down because they did not see the white buses for an extended time, but the service schedule has me...

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