Every college has its traditions and UNCP is no exception. Some are serious and some are a little corny, but these are the things that help connect us to the past, and in turn, help the future connect to us. Athletic teams have had the nickname Braves - a term that echoes our American Indian heritage - since The red-tailed hawk was added as a companion to the Brave in
Rachel's visit with the hawk was not revealed until the following Thursday when the photograph was published by the newspaper.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Old Main originally housed administrative offices, classrooms and an auditorium. The stone marker, at the base of the tree, was donated by the th Anniversary Committee.
Rub the rock for good luck! The term was not original with me.
Lowry, from the Elrod community south of Pembroke, organized and served as chair of the Music Department from Fromhe taught music at Pembroke Senior High School. Bronze leaves embedded in the sculpture represent the lush vegetation seen throughout the Intercostal Plains of North Carolina.
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A similar monument erected by Rich in April stood near downtown Lumberton on the grounds of the administrative offices for the former city schools. Main Menu. Bert's was named in honor of Bertine Oxendine Prine - who served as executive secretary to five chancellors from until her retirement in Bert's is located in the James B.
Chavis University Center, adjacent to the Hawk's Nest. As one first enters Old Main, a on the wall tells the story of the origins of the name "Old Main.
In May ofI went to the th anniversary of McKendree College and the 50th anniversary of my class of In visiting the college campus I paused a few moments at the threshold of the old administration building. Why UNC Pembroke? Lowry Bell Tower As the tones roll across the area and rise into the skies, let them remind us of this educational institution and of fine people like Ira Pate and Reba Lowry who contributed to the growth of Pembroke.
Music has been such a part of my life. Lowry Building, the water feature and amphitheatre was dedicated February 16, It has quickly become a focal point of student interest and activity. The Quad is the oldest part of campus.
Known today as simply the Arrowhead, the stone and mortar monument was erected, most likely in Aprilby J. Rich erected monuments across the United States between and to bring public sentiment to bear on state legislators to improve the quality of ro. The bronze statue is inches tall with a inch wingspan and weighs pounds. Dedicated September 16,Bert's currently houses Chick-fil-A and is a popular student hangout.
Senior Braves basketball player Chavis Rachel was photographed by a passing Fayetteville Observer photographer climbing the rock to touch the hawk for good luck before the Homecoming game on February 13, With the Braves down by two points, Rachel made a desperation three-point attempt that — perhaps guided by an unseen hand -- found nothing but net to win the game. The red-tailed hawk symbolizes the courage, speed, power and vision for athletes and all students to aspire to. Arrowhead The Indian head on the front of this great stone arrowhead, has become a symbol of the spirit of the University.
He would convince town leaders that what the town needed was a monument. The Indian head on the front of this great stone arrowhead, has become a symbol of the spirit of the University.
Bell towers make such wonderful additions and produce such beautiful tones, Lowry said. Wellons, Registrar James A. Jacobs, the secretarial staff and I moved to the new offices in Sampson Hall in I then suggested that we call the building from which we had moved "Old Main. There carved in stone was the name "Old Main" built in InI brought the memory back and in at my suggestion, it was applied to our first brick building on campus The quad is the area between Old Main and Livermore Library.
Born near Maryville, Tenn. The Lowry Bell Tower underwent a complete renovation during the summer of Tommy Statue The red-tailed hawk symbolizes the courage, speed, power and vision for athletes and all students to aspire to. This tower will be beautiful to the ear as well as the eye. Students can be seen studying or playing a game of frisbee. It was crafted after close observations of a red-tailed hawk, which is indigenous to Robeson County. As the tones roll across the area and rise into the skies, let them remind us of this educational institution and of fine people like Ira Pate and Reba Lowry who contributed to the growth of Pembroke.
The life-size bronze statue of the University's mascot, a gift from the Class ofis located in front of the James B. Chavis University Center. Constructed ingutted by fire in and restored inOld Main is the oldest brick building on campus. I got the name from an old administration building on the McKendree College campus where I received my college degree.
UNC Pembroke is a campus full of landmarks and points of interest that include the arrowhead, located in front of historic Old Main, the quad where students can be seen studying and the Lowry Bell Tower, which chimes the alma mater daily.
Bert's Chick-fil-A Bert's was named in honor of Bertine Oxendine Prine - who served as executive secretary to five chancellors from until her retirement in Inside the opening at the top of the sculpture is water from the Lumber River.
The water feature and amphitheatre features one acre of water, an amphitheatre, fountain and bridge.
Money would be raised, Rich would build the monument, and off he would go to the next town. It sits on a pedestal of raw granite, weighing close to 16 tons and stands over nine-feet tall.