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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...

Charlotte Research Scholars

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...

Students at nursing health fair

Health Fairs Help Nursing Students Take Skills from the Classroom to the Community
July 12, 2017

Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at CHHS, and through a bi-annual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20 years. Each semester, UNC Charlotte nursing...

Roger Suclupe

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...

Juliana Marino

VIDEO: Time to "Take a Stand;" The Big Impact Sitting Too Much Can Have On Your Health
June 6, 2017

by: Amanda O’Hara "It's something you wouldn't think could have a big impact on your health....sitting. Many of us do it at home and at work, but experts say too much of it can be bad for your health and that's it's time to take a stand." UNC Charlotte Athletic Training Clincial...

Kari Revens

Through Service to Others, Public Health Doctoral Student Discovers the Leader Within
May 24, 2017

Once in a while, you run across one of those people who, like a drop of water in a pool, creates ripples that affect everyone they touch. Keri Revens is one of those people. Keri is one of several Charlotte graduate students and faculty who, collectively, contribute more than 60 hours each week...

Health Risk Asessment Program

VIDEO: CHHS Program Provides Health Risk Screenings to Hundreds
May 22, 2017

by: Amanda O'Hara Spectrum News 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...

Gina Wilson

VIDEO: Nursing Alumna Gina Wilson Helps Babies Breathe in Tanzania
May 18, 2017

Video courtesy UNC Charlotte Alumni Affairs