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2013 Distinguished Alumni: Dr. Pamela Dobbins
February 13, 2013

Pamela T. Dobbins was named UNC Charlotte’s Distinguished Nursing Alumni by the University’s School of Nursing Alumni Chapter. The Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award is bestowed upon an alumnus or alumna who has made outstanding contributions to the School of Nursing or has been recognized for...


Nursing Students Organize Record-Breaking Blood Drive
January 29, 2013

To collect 885 units of blood within 11 hours on a university campus is no small task, and it is certainly not a feat that many people would take on as volunteers. Nevertheless, for the fourth year, Senior 2 nursing students Jessica Honeycutt and Adam King have worked together to coordinate and...


UNC Charlotte/Western Carolina DNP Program Approved for Fall 2013
February 15, 2013

UNC Charlotte/Western Carolina University Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Approved to start Fall 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...


School of Nursing holds Second Annual Distinguished Nursing Lectureship Conference - Feb. 7, 2013
January 23, 2013

The College of Health and Human Services School of Nursing hosted the second annual Distinguished Nursing Lectureship Conference: “Health Care Reform: The Future of Nursing -- Leading Change, Advancing Health” from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at UNC Charlotte Center City.  The conference...


Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina
October 31, 2011

Mary Smith Among Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina Mary Smith, a senior lecturer in the College of Health and Human Services School of Nursing, recently was selected as a Great 100 Nurse of North Carolina. She will be honored formally at a gala being held in October 2011 in Greensboro, NC....


UNC Charlotte and CaroMont Community Partnership
March 1, 2011

UNC Charlotte/CaroMont Community Partnership Makes CUSP Program A Huge Success….. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), in 2008 almost 50,000 qualified applicants were unable to enroll in nursing programs due to barriers to expanding nursing education programs,...


Linda Opdyke named first Distinguised Nursing Alumni
February 28, 2012

Linda Opdyke, MSN, RN was named UNC Charlotte’s 1st Distinguished Nursing Alumni by the University’s School of Nursing Alumni Chapter.  The announcement was made today by Dona Haney, Chapter President and Class of ’69 ’75 at the Chapter’s inaugural event on Healthcare Reform: ...


Association of Nursing Students at UNC Charlotte Wins Philanthropy Award From the Association of Fundraising Professionals Charlotte Chapter
October 11, 2012

The Association of Nursing Students (ANS) at UNC Charlotte won the Outstanding Student Philanthropy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals to be awarded on November 7, 2012.   Nominated by Heather Shaughnessy, Development Officer for the College of Health and Human...


Sigma Theta Tau: Gamma Iota Chapter Annual Fall Conference
October 5, 2012

Gamma Iota Chapter, The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International  will host on October 25, 2012 at 5:30 pm their annual fall conference.  This year’s conference will feature information pertaining to social media and nursing ethics.  Ann Swindler, RN, JD, will be the...


UNC Charlotte Nursing Student to Participate in Harvard World Model United Nations Conference
March 30, 2012

Joel Fitzgerald, a junior student in the School of Nursing has been selected to participate in the Harvard World Model United Nations Conference in Vancouver, Canada March 11-15, 2012. Representing the country of Slovenia in the World Health Organization (WHO), Joel will have the opportunity to...