University of North Carolina at Pembroke

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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), also known as UNC Pembroke, is a public, co-educational, historically liberal arts university in the town of Pembroke in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States.wikipedia
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Pembroke, North Carolina

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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), also known as UNC Pembroke, is a public, co-educational, historically liberal arts university in the town of Pembroke in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States.
The town is the seat of the state-recognized Lumbee tribe of North Carolina, as well as the home of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Robeson County, North Carolina

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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), also known as UNC Pembroke, is a public, co-educational, historically liberal arts university in the town of Pembroke in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is located in the county.

University of North Carolina

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UNC Pembroke is a master's level degree-granting university and one of 17 schools that constitute the University of North Carolina system.
Over time the state added a women's college (now known as the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), a land-grant university (North Carolina State University), five historically black institutions (North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Winston-Salem State University, Fayetteville State University, and Elizabeth City State University) and one to educate American Indians (the University of North Carolina at Pembroke).

Lumbee

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Its history is intertwined with that of the Lumbee nation. Due to its heritage as an institution founded for the benefit of American Indians and support from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, the school has largely been immune to the ongoing controversies related to American Indian-themed nicknames and mascots.
Robeson County's Indian Normal School eventually developed as Pembroke State University and subsequently as the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Peach Belt Conference

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The school is a member of the NCAA's Division II and competes in the Peach Belt Conference and the Mountain East Conference Mountain East Conference The school fields 16 varsity sports teams.
Augusta State University joined the conference in 1991 and UNC Pembroke became the ninth member on July 1, 1992.

Normal school

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In 1926 the school became a two-year post-secondary normal school; until then it had provided only primary and secondary instruction.
Today, it is The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Native American mascot controversy

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Due to its heritage as an institution founded for the benefit of American Indians and support from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, the school has largely been immune to the ongoing controversies related to American Indian-themed nicknames and mascots.
Examples include the Fighting Indians of the Haskell Indian Nations University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), which continues to have a substantial number of native students, and close ties to the Lumbee tribe.

Phi Sigma Nu

Phi Sigma Nu is a Native American fraternity founded on February 13, 1996 at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Derek Brunson

Brunson was a 3-time Division II All-American wrestler from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Julian Pierce

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He then attended the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, North Carolina on full scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.

Kelvin Sampson

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Later he played at Pembroke State University (now UNC Pembroke), concentrating on basketball and baseball.

UNC Pembroke Braves

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The UNC Pembroke Braves are the athletic teams that represent the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, located in Pembroke, North Carolina, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports.

Brad Allen

A native of Lumberton, North Carolina (and a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, formerly Pembroke State University), Allen began officiating football games at the high school, and later, ACC, levels.

Sascha Görres

Sascha Gorres
Görres transferred from the University of Flensburg to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in the United States in 2003 to study applied sciences and play on the college soccer team.

Chester Dunning

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*Chester Dunning, specialist in history of Russia at Texas A&M University, was an assistant professor at Pembroke from 1977–1979
He was from 1975-1976 a lecturer at Boston College and from 1977-1979 an assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, North Carolina.

Pardon Ndhlovu

Ndhlovu was a four-time all-American cross country and track & field performer at UNC Pembroke where he earned his bachelor's degree in 2013.

North Carolina

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More than 200 years later, the University of North Carolina system encompasses 17 public universities including North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, East Carolina University, Western Carolina University, Winston-Salem State University, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, UNC Wilmington, Elizabeth City State University, Appalachian State University, Fayetteville State University, and UNC School of the Arts, and.

North Carolina House of Representatives

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Croatan Normal School was created by the General Assembly on March 7, 1887 in response to a local petition, sponsored by North Carolina Representative Hamilton McMillian of Robeson County.

Indigenous peoples of the Americas

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With the goal of training American Indian public school teachers.

Brown v. Board of Education

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The Brown v. Board of Education ruling the following year by the United States Supreme Court ended race restrictions at the college.