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PSRC officials attend national safety conference

LUMBERTON — School Resource Officer Denise Ward spends her days overseeing the safety of children at Fairmont and Orrum Middle School. This summer Ward joined two dozen school resource officers, principals, assistant principals and school safety staff at the 2014 National School Safety Conference Program.“I feel good about the safety plan we have at both of my schools because several of the things the conference presenters discussed, we have already implemented,” ...

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Summer internships nurture careers in Healthcare

PEMBROKE — The 10 undergraduates who participated in The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Clinical Summer Internship Program are poised to become health care professionals of the future.Students log 240 hours in local health care clinics in their chosen field. At the conclusion of the six-week program, which is sponsored by the North Carolina Health Careers Access Program, they report on their internship and present a research paper.Director Sylvia ...

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RCC targets new student segments

In some ways, an educational institution is like a business with students and the community at large as customers. In today’s varied and rapidly changing society such an institution must “target” market segments. Robeson Community College recently began two initiatives with that purpose in mind. Doing so will benefit the college, the “target” customers, and the community as a whole.

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Students learn native traditions during camp

LUMBERTON — Myla Locklear watched closely as art teacher Lezlie Woods-Jacobs demonstrated how to make a beaded medallion during the 20th annual Indian Education Summer Enrichment Camp.The 8-year-old then placed a native symbol inside the wooden center and strung beads around it.“I think it is really fun because it is really creative,” Locklear said. “It gives kids a new opportunity to learn new things. We are learning how to do beadwork, painting,...

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