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Grant Funds New Active Learning Classroom

   April 15, 2019

A recent $67,000 grant from Steelcase Education’s Active Learning Center will help UNC Charlotte further advance its goals to increase active learning instruction on campus. The grant will fund a new active learning classroom in the College of Health and Human Services.

Active learning is an instruction approach that encourages student engagement, collaboration and creativity in the...

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The Helping Hands of Our Community: A New Podcast

   April 10, 2019

by: Roger Suclupe, Clinical Assistant Professor and MSW Part-time Program Coordinator

My great colleague and friend Drew Reynolds and I are excited to announce the official launch of our podcast, The Helping...

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Student Spotlight: Chandradai Chandler

   March 29, 2019

Chandradai Chandler will be the first to tell you that she is not your typical student at UNC Charlotte.

At 58, she was the oldest undergraduate selected to be an Orientation Counselor (OC) for the 2018 OC class, but she explains that her people-person personality, life experiences, and the fact that she is an immigrant, a wife, and a mother of two, made her perfect for the job.

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The New Delhi Nurse

   March 28, 2019

Senior nursing student Maggie Johnson has been selected for a prestigious research award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The award will allow Johnson to travel to India after graduation to continue her work with a non-profit supporting health literacy and accessibility for the families of children...

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Rural Mortality Rates: A Cause for Concern

   February 28, 2019

by: Julia Stulken, Master of Public Health student

A recent report in the American Journal of Public Health discusses the importance of where a person lives in determining...

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WalletHub Ask The Expert: Professor Alicia Dahl

   February 25, 2019
With health-care reform still a hot issue, WalletHub.com asked a panel of experts to weigh in on the current presidential administration’s policies and give advice on building good personal health. Click the link below to read UNC Charlotte public health professor Alicia Dahl's take on trending questions in the field.
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Southminster Scholarship Helps Grad Student Pursue Career Advocating for Older Adults

   February 19, 2019

Emmy Ballard, a second year graduate student in the Master of Gerontology program, is the 2019 Southminster scholarship recipient for her commitment to working with older populations.

Since beginning her undergraduate major in recreational therapy, Ballard knew she...

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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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