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Dr. Dena Evans Elected President of North Carolina Council of Higher Education

   October 2, 2019

Dr. Dena Evans has been elected President of North Carolina Council of Higher Education.

Evans, who serves as the director of the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, was selected for a two-year term as leader of the organization comprised of deans and directors from Schools of Nursing in North Carolina.

The purpose of the Council is the serve the people of North Carolina by...

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University City Program Offers One-Stop Shop for Underserved Children and Families

   September 11, 2019

A small group of children walk out of the Atrium Health University City hospital cafeteria and head directly to the crafts table. Volunteer students from UNC Charlotte’s School of Social Work greet them with smiling faces and art supplies in hand. A loud buzz fills the lobby of as only the voices of young kids can do, while little hands craft get well soon cards for hospital patients.

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How Do I Help Students Learn Better?

   September 9, 2019

by: Dr. Tricia Turner, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology

This month’s Story From the Frontline is from Dr. Tricia Turner, a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, who received one...

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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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CHHS Announces 2018-2019 Faculty & Staff Awards

   August 28, 2019

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to annouce its 2018-2019 Faculty Teaching and Staff Employee of the Year Award. The winners were honored at the August All-College Meeting. 

Community Engagement

Roger Suclupe, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

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Retired Faculty Member Creates Fund to Support Nursing Research

   August 15, 2019

Dr. Ann Mabe Newman ’78 dedicated much of her 34-year teaching career to nursing research. Now in retirement, her devotion to that effort, and to the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, continues through a $25,000 gift established in her name.

The Ann Mabe Newman Research Support Fund will be used to help faculty members as they write grants. It is...

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Respiratory Therapy Program Earns Top Five Ranking

   August 2, 2019

The UNC Charlotte online bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy is ranked fifth nationally in the 2019-2020 BestColleges rankings.

To compile its rankings, BestColleges reviews data from National Center for Education Statistics. The organization considers the following factors: Academics...

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Alumna Establishes Nursing Scholarship to Benefit "Underdog" Students

   July 30, 2019

UNC Charlotte alumna Teresa Lane has established the Teresa Parham Lane Endowed Nursing Scholarship to assist undergraduate students pursuing a nursing degree

With her $25,000 gift, Lane hopes to reach “underdog students” who may find it difficult to maintain a high grade-point average. As a student who...

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UNC Charlotte Faculty Share Expertise in North Carolina Medical Journal

   July 22, 2019

The latest issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal (NCMJ) focuses on how technology and big data can impact healthcare in North Carolina. The issue was co-edited by Dr. Michael Thompson, associate chair of the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, and...

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A Public Health Success Story in San Antonio

   July 19, 2019

Shortly after San Antonio Assistant City Manager and UNC Charlotte Health Services Research alumna Colleen Bridger helped open San Antonio’s Migrant Resource Center, a crew from conspiracy website InfoWars showed up to shoot a video stoking fears that the influx of immigrants would bring Ebola and other infectious diseases into the city.

Rather than slam the door in their faces,...

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