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.



Schaffernoth Family

Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Scholarship to Benefit Nurses in Training
September 12, 2017

The family of the late UNC Charlotte School of Nursing alumna Mary Gwen Schaffernoth has endowed a scholarship in her memory. Established by a $28,000 donation by Mary Gwen’s husband, Chas, the Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a...

Jeannine Skinner

University Community Mourns Death Of A Colleague
September 5, 2017

We lost a member of our UNC Charlotte community this weekend. Jeannine Skinner, assistant professor of gerontology/psychology in the Department of Psychological Science, passed away at age 35. She was found in an apartment in the Ayrsley community in southwest Charlotte on Friday, after police...

Annelise Mennicke

NBC News: Social Work Professor Talks Technology and Sexual Assault Prevention
August 28, 2017

UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke researches and advocates for sexual assualt prevention. Mennicke sat down with NBC News to discuss how new technology is helping to make a difference. WATCH