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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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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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Townsend-Chambers Honored for Promoting Diversity

   August 28, 2019

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to annouce its 2018-2019 Faculty Teaching and Staff Employee of the Year Award. Colette Townsend-Chambers, Lecturer at the School of Nursing, was honored with the award for Promoting Diversity and Appreciating Difference.


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Director's Student Advisory Council

Director's Student Advisory Council
   August 16, 2019
The School of Nursing invites nominations for the Director's Student Advisory Council. The council will have representatives from all graduate and undergraduate programs in the School of Nursing, and will meet once per semester with the administration of the School of Nursing. The purpose of the the Council is to promote an active exchange of ideas and information that will help the School of...

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Retired Faculty Member Creates Fund to Support Nursing Research

   August 14, 2019

Dr. Ann Mabe Newman ’78 dedicated much of her 34-year teaching career to nursing research. Now in retirement, her devotion to that effort, and to the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, continues through a $25,000 gift established in her name.

The Ann Mabe Newman Research Support Fund will be used to help faculty members as they write grants. It is a significant step in support of a long-...

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Alumna Establishes Nursing Scholarship to Benefit "Underdog" Students

   July 30, 2019

UNC Charlotte alumna Teresa Lane has established the Teresa Parham Lane Endowed Nursing Scholarship to assist undergraduate students pursuing a nursing degree

With her $25,000 gift, Lane hopes to reach “underdog students” who may find it difficult to maintain a high grade-point average. As a student who...

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2019 Best Online RN to BSN Programs in North Carolina

   July 23, 2019

Those who hold an associate's degree in nursing or a nursing diploma and an active RN license are eligible to enroll in an RN to BSN program. These programs have seen a sharp rise in popularity as many hospital and healthcare systems move to hire more BSN-educated RNs. With online options, nurses are able to complete their bachelor's degree while continuing to work or handle other obligations...

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Susan P. Hill Memorial Oncology Scholarship to Benefit Nursing Students

   June 18, 2019

The gift agreement is dated the 14th of April 2019, the day that would have been their 35th wedding anniversary. To remember a lifetime of love and support and a career of caring, on that day Scott Hill (’83) made official the Susan P. Hill Memorial Oncology Scholarship.

The $25,000 gift will establish a fund to support outstanding nursing students interested in a career in oncology,...

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