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College of Health and Human Services Announces Leadership Transitions

   July 1, 2020

With the approaching retirement of Jane Neese, senior associate dean of academic affairs, Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke has announced a series of transitions in...

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CHHS DIvE Committee Statement on Addressing Racial Injustice

   June 10, 2020

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change,  I am changing the things I cannot accept”  (Angela Davis)...

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Nursing Alumna Shares Challenges of Caring for COVID-19 Patients

   May 13, 2020

In her nearly 11 years working as a nurse at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, Calif., Christy Murray Stromska ’07 ’09 has seen it all.

She has been on call during a mass shooting. “The fear of the unknown as ambulance after ambulance rolled into the ambulance bay was probably one of the most emotional experiences I’ve had nursing,” said Stromska, who earned ...

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WSOC: Mother, Daughter to Graduate Nursing School After a Battle with Cancer

   May 12, 2020

by: DaShawn Brown

A mother and daughter made a journey together and are graduating from UNC Charlotte with...

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Niner Nurses: Class of 2020

   May 6, 2020

“Vital” means something specific when considering the value of nurses. It’s not just that what they do is important. The literal sense of vitality is appropriate here: lives are on the line. The health of their patients is at stake, and in times like these, so is their own. On a National Nurses Day unlike any other, thank you to our Niner Nurses, and to all nurses across the globe.

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WBTV: Niner Nurse Travels to New York to Treat COVID-19 Patients

   April 14, 2020

Brittany Akinsola '11 is a nursing alum who left her home in Charlotte to work in the NYC-based Samaritans Purse ...

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Quick Response Helps Adjust Clinical Training for Nursing Students During COVID-19

   April 2, 2020

Many weeks ago, as the novel coronavirus was first emerging in the United States with a cluster of cases on the west coast, the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing began preparations to support its students in the event COVID-19 came to North Carolina. With 112 students set to graduate in May, finding a way to help nurses-in-training...

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Nursing Grad Donna Owen to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

   February 3, 2020

Donna Owen ’73 had big dreams while growing up in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. She wanted to practice nursing at a big hospital in a big city.

Owen dedicated her career to caring for others, and now the School of Nursing is recognizing her with its Distinguished Alumni Award. She will receive the honor during the ...

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Master's Grad Joins Effort to Provide Care in Small Town NC

   January 10, 2020

While many 49er nursing graduates start their careers in the urban sprawl of Charlotte, the School of Nursing is now also leading the way in increasing the number of advanced practice nurses in more rural areas.

Recent master’s graduate Michelle Trexler is a part of the group of recent graduates working to meet...

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Dr. Dena Evans Elected President of North Carolina Council of Higher Education

   October 2, 2019

Dr. Dena Evans has been elected President of North Carolina Council of Higher Education.

Evans, who serves as the director of the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, was selected for a two-year term as leader of the organization comprised of deans and directors from Schools of Nursing in North Carolina.

The purpose of the Council is the serve the people of North Carolina by...

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