Public Health Sciences Hosts Educational Consultant Jamie Piperato
September 8, 2016
The Department of Public Health Sciences opened the 2016-2017 academic year with a workshop on creating inclusive instructional and research environments, presented by educational consultant Jamie Piperato at the department’s annual retreat.
Piperato is a national student affairs speaker...
PHS Doctoral Student Addresses Health Disparities in Cabarrus County
August 8, 2016
Public health Ph.D. student Corliss Solomon is working with health policymakers in Cabarrus County to ensure programs intended to help underserved communities are operating effectively. ChangeLab Solutions recently wrote about her efforts to alleviate health disparities and connect research and...
Why Spirituality Matters in Social Work
August 4, 2016
UNC Charlotte scholar’s new book seeks to integrate spirituality, religion into practice
Questions like “Why am I here” and “What is the meaning of life” are essential inquiries in many people’s lives. The intimacy and importance of such topics often leads their discussion to be limited to a...
Nursing Program Offers New Path to Bachelor's Degree
July 25, 2016
A new program from the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing will allow top students at local institutions of higher education to transition seamlessly from earning an associate’s degree to starting a bachelor’s.
The early entry option paves the way for nursing students at affiliated schools to...
Future Nursing Student, Native of the Philippines, Adapts and Thrives
June 1, 2016
Republished with permission of The Dispatch
by: Sheila Killebrew
Photo: Sarah Louya
Even though East Davidson High School senior Jea Garcia never met Mary Pope Osborne or Barbara Park, she can thank in part the authors of the "Magic Tree House" and the Junie B. Jones series, respectively,...
UNC Charlotte Program Addresses Need for Latino Mental Health Services
May 25, 2016
An unfolding partnership between an interdisciplinary team at UNC Charlotte and the Camino Community Center is helping to address the mental health needs of Charlotte’s Latino community.
Faculty from the Colleges of Education, Health and Human Services, and Liberal Arts & Sciences collaborated...