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Campus Movie Fest returned to UNCP to host a student film competition in which 55 teams would submit videos to place in the 16 spots and top awards. The event was held on Nov. 2 in UC Annex at 7:30.

According to their website, “Campus Movie Fest is the world’s largest s...

UNCP has reached a milestone in record enrollment with the help of the NC Promise Tuition Plan this fall.

According to a university press release, "UNCP welcomed a freshman class of 1,233 and 838 new transfer students--a staggering 56 percent more than fall 2017. Anothe...

 Exterior of the Health Services building that houses the Counseling and Psychological Services. PN Photo/ Madison Long

The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers UNCP students many resources and services. It is located on the second floor of the Braves Hea...

September 17, 2018

Homework, deadlines, meetings...oh the pains of being a college student! Have you ever thought about how important it is to prepare for your day?

As Ben Franklin said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

Being prepared allows one to perform to the best of...

From right to left: Twin sisters Gina and Katy Ryan pose with teammates Bree Mason and Bea Fretwell following the team’s 1-0 win over Chowan in season opener. PN photo/Khari Mcqueen.

     In 2017, the UNCP women’s soccer team enjoyed great success, posting a 15-5...

September 9, 2018

     The UNCP football team will welcome another first-time starter under center for the football team this year. Every young quarterback’s best friend is a strong and stout defense to relieve some of the pressure in games.
     A young passer’s second and th...

     Coming off of a down year the UNCP football team looks to bounce back this season and return to the postseason after a one-year hiatus. The 2016 season saw the Braves finish with a 10-2 overall record, dropping just one game in the regular season and making it to...

September 9, 2018

     The UNCP women’s volleyball team kicked off the new season at the Coker/FMU invitational on August 24 and 25 at two separate locations. The first two games were against Catawba and Converse, and those games were played at Smith University Center in Florance, SC. T...

     This year, the university’s Distinguished Speaker Series will return to the stage of Givens Performing Arts Center (GPAC). The series features appearances from prominent stars and motivational speakers, who share their experiences of success and hardship with stud...

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