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New Academic Program Responds to Job Market and Region’s Needs

   January 20, 2021

The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing is responding to the greater Charlotte region’s employment needs with a new graduate certificate program in Applied Nursing Informatics that is relevant to the current and future job market.

“UNC Charlotte has a long history of being nimble in adapting to the evolving needs of our students and our community with relevant and future-oriented academic...

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Class of 2020 Spotlight: Dr. Colette Townsend-Chambers

   January 12, 2021

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Degrees: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Post-Master's Certificate Nursing Education, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator

UNC...

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VIDEO: Celebrating First-Generation College Students

   November 10, 2020

They're the first in their families, but achieving a long-time dream. UNC Charlotte celebrated First-Generation College Students Day on Nov. 8, 2020 in recognition of so many valuable members of Niner Nation....

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Important Update: Dual DNP Program

   November 6, 2020

Since 2013, the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing has collaborated with Western Carolina University, to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. However, in collaboration with Western Carolina University, the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing has decided to sunset its Dual DNP program effective January 2021. UNC Charlotte will retain its highly successful DNP...

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WBTV: UNC Charlotte Nursing Alum Retires from Carolinas Medical Center After 38 years on the Job

   September 29, 2020

by: Kristi O'Connor

After 38 years on the job, a Charlotte nurse is hanging up her stethoscope.  Cindy Brenton started her nursing career at what was then known as Charlotte Memorial Hospital, after graduating from UNC Charlotte. She worked in the medical intensive care unit, the trauma intensive care unit, and then moved into nurse management....

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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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