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Beth Wahler Named Director of School of Social Work

   June 2, 2021

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services has named scholar and administrator Beth Wahler the next director of the School of Social Work. Wahler joins UNC Charlotte from Indiana University, where she served as associate dean for Academic Affairs and was on faculty in the School of Social Work since 2012. 

Wahler has taught across the social work...

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Exercise Science Student Named National Scholar by American Kinesiology Association

   June 1, 2021

UNC Charlotte exercise science graduate Mackenzie Whittaker has been named a 2021 National Scholar by the American Kinesiology Association for a distinctive...

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Graduate Spotlights

   May 24, 2021

Walking across the stage to accept a college diploma is the crowning achievement of one’s academic life. It marks the end of a journey that often includes obstacles and challenges overcome by hard work and perseverance.

It also signifies the start of a new chapter as graduates begin their post-graduate lives.

Add in a once-in-a-generation global pandemic that framed the past...

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Niner Nurses Step Up as Volunteers at Campus Vaccination Clinics

   May 6, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccination sites were set up across fields, in stadiums, and on plazas across the country, UNC Charlotte helped protect its students, faculty, and staff through a series of on-campus clinics.

The University partnered with...

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Social Work Alumna Named Newest CEO of Charlotte Non-Profit Focused on HIV

   April 27, 2021

UNC Charlotte alumna Chelsea Gulden is the newest CEO of RAIN, a non-profit organization that empowers those living with HIV and those at risk to be healthy and stigma free.

The Charlotte-based organization is working to...

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Research Finds Mandatory Mask Policies Reduce COVID-19 Deaths

   April 15, 2021

Researchers from the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences found that early adoption of state-directed mandatory face mask policies was associated with a 10% reduced mortality risk ratio across all counties and a 5% reduced mortality risk ratio among urban counties.

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Athletic Training Program Advocates for Women Researchers In the Sciences

   March 24, 2021

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Social Work Alumna Tchernavia Montgomery Named Executive Director of Charlotte Non-Profit

   March 3, 2021

UNC Charlotte alumna Tchernavia Montgomery '08, '09 has been selected as the next Executive Director of local non-profit organization Care Ring.

Each year, Care Ring serves more than 7,000 Mecklenburg County residents through its program offerings:...

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Partnership to Support Free Telehealth Caregiver Program

   February 10, 2021

UNC Charlotte researchers will soon offer virtual programming focused on education and community-building for caregivers supporting people with chronic conditions and disability.

The Caregiver TLC: Thrive, Learn, Connect program, which was made possible through a grant of $265,000 from The ...

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Spectrum News: Nursing School Applications Increase Despite Pandemic

   February 5, 2021

by: Reuben Jones, Spectrum News

Kasey Carpenter, 19, is balancing a lot as a UNC Charlotte student.

She's a nursing student and a Certified Nursing Assistant at CaroMont Health. Despite the fatigue, Carpenter is all in as she readies to become a full-time nurse.

“With everything going on, I see how there's the burnout, and they...

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