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Nursing Master's Programs Ranked in Top 30% Nationally by U.S. News & World Report

   March 13, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing master’s programs rank in the top 30 percent of programs nationally in the 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The nursing master's offerings landed at 74th in the rankings out of 258 total programs. The rankings take into account two types of data: expert opinions and...

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Online Nursing Programs Rise in National Rankings

   January 16, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing’s online master’s programs have jumped 13 spots in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings and remain in the top 50% of programs nationally.

The programs ascended to 62 in the national rankings, up from 75 last year. “The School of Nursing is proud to see that its...

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Nurse Anesthesia Program Achieves 100% Pass Rate on National Certification Exam

   January 8, 2019

The UNC Charlotte / Carolinas Medical Center nurse anesthesia program is proud to announce a 100% first-time test taker’s pass rate on the National Certification Exam for the class of 2018. This impressive accomplishment continues a trend - graduates have exceeded the average national pass rate for the...

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Nursing Student Honors Family History with Summer in Army Training Program

   October 2, 2018

Pilot Mountain, NC, a small town sitting at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is located about 4,200 miles from Landstuhl, Germany. Despite the distance between the city that is home to the America’s largest international military hospital and the rural community he calls home, Luke Merritt knew he wanted to be stationed in Germany during his time in the Army Nurse Corps’ Nurse Summer...

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Hickory Record: Nursing Alumna Opens Home to Rescue Animals

   August 21, 2018

Nursing alumna Gail Houston has spent her career caring for people professionally. Off the clock, she opens her home to animals of all kinds who need a little help.

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Nursing Director Tapped for Top Leadership Training Program

   July 10, 2018

Dr. Dena Evans, director of the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, has been selected to participate in a leadership training program offered by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Evans is among 30 academic nursing leaders...

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Nursing Simulation Labs Bring Learning to Life

   June 13, 2018

 

ON A MISSION TO HEAL

To those unfamiliar with the College of Health and Human Services, the third floor looks like many others in an academic building on UNC Charlotte’s campus. However, behind many of the card-swipe-access doors stand Learning Resource Center...

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UNC Charlotte and Tresata Announce Partnership to Make Charlotte One of the Healthiest Cities by 2025

   April 5, 2018

In celebration of Public Health Week, UNC Charlotte and Tresata today announced a far reaching new partnership designed to make Charlotte, NC one of the healthiest cities in the world by 2025. This goal will be met using advanced data analytics, empowering the local community with actionable knowledge, and advancing health entrepreneurship in Charlotte.

Through this partnership faculty...

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Dr. Dena Evans Named Director of the School of Nursing

   March 22, 2018

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dena Evans as Director of School of Nursing.

Over her 15-year academic career, Evans has worked for both the North Carolina Community College and North Carolina University systems, receiving multiple awards for teaching over that time. Her professional interests include working with...

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Three Faculty Recognized for Contributions to the Nursing Profession

   March 22, 2018

Dr. Willie Mae Abel, Dr. Kathleen Jordan and Peggy MacKay were all recently recognized and honored for their expert contributions to the nursing profession. Dr. Abel received a KO1 Mentored Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood, Institute, Dr. Jordan was inducted as a Fellow in Academy of Emergency Nursing and McKay recently passed the...

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