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Nursing Professor Co-Leads Fort Bragg Sexual Assault Prevention Program
April 12, 2017

UNC Charlotte nursing professor Donna Kazemi is part of a team leading a $3 million study at Fort Bragg aimed at creating a program that addresses sexual assault and high-risk alcohol use on military installations. Dubbed the Prohealth project, the study will test an innovative approach to...

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UNC Charlotte Research Aids Emergency Providers in Identifying and Treating Sexual Abuse
April 5, 2017

UNC Charlotte clinical nursing professor Kathleen Jordan is leading grant-funded research to aid medical professionals and social workers who examine and care for children who have been sexually abused. Jordan, who is also an active nurse practitioner, created the study, which is titled “Pediatric...

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Connie Mele’84 Named 6th Distinguished Nursing Alumni
March 16, 2017

Connie Mele, MSN, RN, ‘84 has been named UNC Charlotte’s 6th Distinguished Nursing Alumna by the School of Nursing alumni chapter. The Distinguished Nursing Alumni award is bestowed upon an alumni that has made outstanding contributions to the School of Nursing or been recognized for...

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Dr. Jane Neese Promoted to Senior Associate Dean
February 8, 2017

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Neese, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been promoted to Senior Associate Dean for the College. In her expanded role, Neese, who has served as an associate dean since 2002, will continue to...

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UNC Charlotte Veterans Health Conference to Address Reintegration to Civilian Roles
February 2, 2017

Returning veterans often face serious challenges as they reintegrate to civilian roles. This task can be even more demanding when the returning service member has suffered a traumatic injury. Supporting veterans and their families through this process is the focus of the 2017 UNC Charlotte Veterans...

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CHHS Names Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
December 6, 2016

The College of Health and Human Services has named Dr. Susan Sell the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. Sell’s tenure follows a one-year stint as Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her new position, Sell will work to increase research and student funding...

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School of Nursing Named National Center for Excellence in Nursing Education
October 13, 2016

The National League of Nurses has selected the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing as a 2016 Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. The School of Nursing received the designation for creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development. The NLN Center of...


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 qualified nursing students at affiliated...

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Future Nursing Student, Native of the Philippines, Adapts and Thrives
June 22, 2016

  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, for her smooth transition to life in the United States.​ Garcia, 19, a Philippines...

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Online Nursing Program Jumps in National Rankings
January 26, 2016

The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing’s national profile received a significant boost this month with the online graduate program’s 33-spot ascendance in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Rankings. The program jumped to 54 in the national rankings, up from 87 last year. Department Chair Dee...