- The Self-Integration Of Pembroke State College
July 3, 1956 Robeson, North Carolina Education, Race-Relations, integration/segregation, lumbee indians, Pembroke State College
In the summer of 1956, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) had “a record enrollment of 124 in its summer session,” wrote a journalist for The Robesonian. The reason for this record breaking enrollment was clear: more white students were taking advantage of the university’s summer sessions. UNCP, then known as Pembroke State College (PSC), started admitting whites in 1953,...