The College of Health and Human Services

Our growing and dynamic college offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs to prepare graduates to pursue advanced degrees, and for a variety of practice, research and administrative roles in the health and human services fields. Our high quality, innovative educational programs include opportunities to study abroad and for distance education. Academic units include the Department of Kinesiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Social Work, and the School of Nursing.



Connie Mele

Nursing Alum Connie Mele Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
August 17, 2017

School of Nursing alumna Connie Mele (BSN '84, MSN '96) has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS), for her outstanding career in substance abuse prevention and treatment. Mele currently serves as assistant public health...

Human Trafficking

LISTEN: Social Work Alumna Fights Human Trafficking
August 15, 2017

Charlotte is a hot spot for human trafficking.  North Carolina is a top-ten state for the practice and because of its geography, Charlotte is the number one city for human trafficking in the state.  Young people are particularly vulnerable to this and some groups are jumping...

Grandfather and grandchild

Researchers to Study Method for Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
August 8, 2017

A new UNC Charlotte study is set to evaluate the impact of an educational intervention aimed at supporting grandparents raising their grandchildren. Led by Dr. Julian Montoro-Rodriguez, director of the interdisciplinary Gerontology Program and supported by a grant from the Southminster senior...