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...
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...
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...
CHHS Students Thrive as Charlotte Research and Community Scholars
August 3, 2017
Engaging summer opportunities are an important part of the educational experience at the College of Health and Human Services, and help students prepare for successful careers in their respective fields. The Charlotte Research Scholars and Charlotte Community Scholars programs are two among many...
Social Work Professor Wins Accessibility Excellence Award
June 21, 2017
School of Social Work professor Roger Suclupe has received the 2017 Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff, presented by the UNC Charlotte Office of Disability Services.
The award is presented in recognition staff or faculty with a strong commitment to accessibility and...
VIDEO: CHHS Program Provides Health Risk Screenings to Hundreds
May 22, 2017
by: Amanda O'Hara
On the campus of UNC Charlotte in North Carolina, a health risk assessment program is not only researching health patterns and a person's health risks, but providing health numbers to people within minutes.
It's considered a hidden gem on the campus, but the...