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February 18, 2018 |

Wyatt Upchurch has reaped the rewards from running one of the region’s largest turkey hatchery operations.

Since retired, this business leader and turkey farmer-turned-philanthropist has chosen to invest in Southeastern North Carolina’s future through UNCP’s vision for a new School of Business building.

Upchurch and his wife, Mary, are donating $1 million toward the construction of a $36 million building that will house the School of Business.

The motivation for their gift

February 16, 2018 |

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will host the third annual Human Trafficking Conference on March 20.

The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Center Annex. The event is free and open to the public.

This year’s conference will focus on the use of technology, such as social media, have facilitated the growth of trafficking. The keynote speaker is Bill Woolf Jr., former director of the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Task Force and Gang

February 16, 2018 |

UNC Pembroke will present Song and Stories: From Civil War to Civil Rights at Givens Performing Arts Center on February 27.

The concert, a joint production of the Departments of Music and History, will begin at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

The program will feature the UNCP Jazz Combo I, conducted by Dr. Aaron Vandermeer; the University Chorale, conducted by Dr. José Rivera and accompanied by Akemi Williams; and a Brass Quintet led by Dr. Joanna Hersey, as well as

February 15, 2018 |


February 14, 2018 |

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has been granted extension of accreditation of its undergraduate and graduate business programs.

According to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), UNCP’s School of Business was among 40 business schools that met the criteria for re-accreditation.

“AACSB congratulates each institution on their achievement,” said Stephanie Bryant, executive vice president and chief accreditation officer of AACSB.


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