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Alumni Spotlight: Lynn Dobson
March 24, 2015

Those who know Lynn Dobson recognize her as a passionate leader who has long been an advocate for children and vulnerable populations. Hers is a career whose breadth of coverage is matched by its depth of impact. Over the last four decades, she has spent much of her time giving back to others...


Inaugural Panel on Mecklenburg County Minority Health Disparities to Meet
February 10, 2015

North Carolina ranked 37th in a recent state-by-state assessment of the nation’s health. While public health solutions are very rarely defined by a single action or small series of actions, efforts to address the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations will play an important role...


UNC Charlotte Conference to Address Veterans’ Health Services Needs
December 4, 2014

“Access to Culturally Competent Health Services: Serving Military Veterans from a Holistic Perspective” is a half-day conference scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in UNC Charlotte’s Cone University Center McKnight Hall. Registration is open for this free, public event, which will...


UNC Dr. Lienne D. Edwards in the School of Nursing, Receives a $979,953 HRSA Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant
August 1, 2014

Fully funded for 3 years, the grant project, titled Crossing Borders: Making Connections, is designed to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities who are underrepresented among registered nurses; thus, the SON...


School of Nursing Names 2014 Distinguished Nursing Alumni
March 26, 2014

UNC Charlotte School of Nursing Recognizes Distinguished Alumna for Outstanding Professional Service and Commitment to Improving the Lives of Others The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services’ School of Nursing Alumni chapter recently honored Mrs. Lynn Dobson as the...


Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
June 10, 2013

The School of Nursing is pleased to announce the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program (AGACNP)  This program offers nurses with an acute care/critical care clinical practice background the opportunity to provide care to acutely ill adults. The program is...

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Dr. Maren J. Coffman selected as 2013 International Education Faculty Award Recipient
April 18, 2013

The UNC Charlotte Office of International Programs has selected Dr. Maren J. Coffman to receive its 2013 International Education Faculty Award. Dr. Coffman is an Assistant Professor in the College of Health and Human Services’ (CHHS) School of Nursing (SON). The award’s selection committee members...


Pam McGlothlin is New Advisory Board Chair
March 2, 2013

The School of Nursing is pleased to announce Ms. Pam McGlothlin, Vice President of Corporate Services for Allen Tate Realty, as the new Chair of the School of Nursing Advisory Board. Ms. McGlothlin has been with Allen Tate for over 10 years, specializing in corporate relocation services. In...

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UNC Charlotte School of Nursing Alum recognized for his extraordinary service in health care
April 18, 2013

Save the Children, in partnership with the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, recently recognized a UNC Charlotte School of Nursing Alum for his extraordinary service in health care. Donn Kropp, RN, is one of nine frontline healthcare workers selected by the organization to receive an inaugural...


UNC Charlotte/Western Carolina University Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Approved to start Fall 2013
February 15, 2013

The Board of Governors approved the School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP) with Western Carolina University, starting fall 2013.  Offered in a hybrid format, this program will be taught on both campuses, which will allow students the benefit of working with a variety of...