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Schaffernoth Family

Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Scholarship to Benefit Nurses in Training
September 12, 2017

The family of the late UNC Charlotte School of Nursing alumna Mary Gwen Schaffernoth has endowed a scholarship in her memory. Established by a $28,000 donation by Mary Gwen’s husband, Chas, the Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students...

Dean's Duo

Dean's Duo: Welcome Back
August 21, 2017

1) Although it is always with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the end of summer, I could not be more excited about another amazing beginning to what I know will be a memorable and productive academic year here in the College of Health and Human Services.  I am so pleased to welcome the...

Connie Mele

Nursing Alum Connie Mele Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
August 17, 2017

School of Nursing alumna Connie Mele (BSN '84, MSN '96) has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS), for her outstanding career in substance abuse prevention and treatment. Mele currently serves as assistant public...

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Health Fairs Help Nursing Students Take Skills from the Classroom to the Community
July 12, 2017

Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at CHHS, and through a bi-annual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20 years. Each semester, UNC Charlotte nursing...

Gina Wilson

VIDEO: Nursing Alumna Gina Wilson Helps Babies Breathe in Tanzania
May 18, 2017

Video courtesy UNC Charlotte Alumni Affairs

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A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua
May 4, 2017

A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The 30 students from degree programs The group, hailing from pre-health, pre-business, international studies and English as a second language programs...

Fort Bragg

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...