Education briefs for Sept. 8
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Regional Center and Pembroke’s Chamber of Commerce will hold a Rise and Shine Morning Connection, meetings that will feature speakers who will address topics related to community, economic, leadership and personal development.
The event will be held at 8 a.m. on Tuesday at the Regional Center at COMtech in Pembroke. A full breakfast will be served.
Participants must register by calling the Regional Center at 910-775-4000 or emailing email@example.com.
LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College has scheduled four community forums.
The forums will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the following dates and places: Tuesday at the Expo Cultural Center in Rowland; Sept. 23 at the Town Hall building in Red Springs; Oct. 15 at the Dr. R. E. Hooks building in St. Pauls; and Nov. 7 at the Town Hall in Pembroke. Meetings are also being planned for Maxton, Fairmont and Lumberton.
For information, contact Dennis Watts at 910-272-3369 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAXTON — Terri Robinson-McLean, of Maxton, recently graduated with honors from Fayetteville Technical Community College.
She received an associate’s degree in Funeral Service Education.
In August, Robinson-McLean passed the National Board Examination-Science and Arts.
She is the daughter of Beatrice Robinson-Duff and she lives in Maxton with her husband Earl McLean.
LUMBERTON — Eric Dent, a professor at Fayetteville State University and a Lumberton resident, was recently awarded the Peter J. Frost Mentoring Award by the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society.
The award honors teachers and scholars who mentor students, colleagues and associates.
Dent’s research and work has been published in behavioral science, complexity theory, systems science, education, consulting, history, communications, spirituality, organization development and philosophy journals.
LUMBERTON — The Robeson Community College board of trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in the board room at the college.
The meeting is open to the public.
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