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Public Health Programs Leverage Industry Leaders As Adjunct Professors

   February 11, 2019

Despite maintaining a full time position as Chief Program Officer of Crisis Assistance Ministry and the long list of responsibilities that comes with it, Tchernavia Montgomery says the decision to accept a role as an adjunct professor with the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) was an easy one.

“To be in a role like this is a gift. Not only do I have an...

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Diversity Focus: Branden Mabe

   January 30, 2019

The College of Health and Human Services is takes a closer look how the varied backgrounds and experiences of students at UNC Charlotte contribute to a vibrant campus community. Do you have story to share? Connect via social media using #unccdiversity #unccsupportsme

Branden Mabe

Biology major, Chemistry minor, Member of...

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Online Nursing Programs Rise in National Rankings

   January 16, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing’s online master’s programs have jumped 13 spots in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings and remain in the top 50% of programs nationally.

The programs ascended to 62 in the national rankings, up from 75 last year. “The School of Nursing is proud to see that its...

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Nurse Anesthesia and Family Nurse Practioner Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exams

   January 8, 2019

The UNC Charlotte / Carolinas Medical Center nurse anesthesia program is proud to announce a 100 percent first-time test taker’s pass rate on the National Certification Exam for the class of 2018. The accomplishment continues a trend - graduates have exceeded the average national pass rate for the past 12...

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Social Work Alum Named 2018 QNotes Person of the Year

   January 7, 2019

Transcend Charlotte Co-founder and Executive Director Trey Greene, despite his prominent position in the city’s LGBTQ community, is not one to draw attention to himself. Rather, the clinical social worker, educator, dedicated gamer, television binge-watcher, cat dad, hamster dad and all-around introvert prefers to focus on those he serves: individuals grappling with issues of gender...

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Public Health Ph.D. Student Receives National Health and Disability Fellowship

   December 18, 2018

Erin Vinoski Thomas, a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, was recently awarded the National Association of County and City Health Departments’ (NACCHO) 2018-2019 Health and Disability Fellowship. In this position, Erin will have the opportunity to network with leaders in the fields of disability...

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Alumna Tchernavia Montgomery wins Charlotte Athena Leader Award for Service

   December 13, 2018

UNC Charlotte alumna and College of Health and Human Services adjunct faculty member Tchernavia Montgomery has received the 2018 Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Award for Service, honoring her accomplishments with the Crisis Assistance Ministry. The award honors professionals in the non-profit sector who give back to improve quality of life in...

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The Courtside Clinician: Athletic Training at UNC Charlotte

   December 4, 2018
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Art Contest Asks Students 'How Do You See Aging'?

   November 27, 2018

A photo of a rusted shovel with a broken handle, aged by years of harsh Appalachian weather and hard work, sat on display in UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library through much of the month of November. The piece is a creation of senior and gerontology minor Seth Flynn, who submitted it as part of a contest hosted by the Gerontology Program,...

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Inside Look: Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab

   November 21, 2018

For most students at UNC Charlotte, Belk Gymnasium is a place for extracurricular activities. Renovated in 2015, the 100,000 square-foot facility is known for its basketball courts, swimming pool and multi-purpose fitness rooms. However, for many future exercise physiologists, this facility is an important academic building, home to the Clinical Exercise Physiology Laboratory.

The lab...

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