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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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UNC Charlotte Master’s Student Tapped for American Health Council Position

   March 15, 2018

UNC Charlotte nursing master’s student Brandon Bryant has been selected as a member of the Board of Nurses for the American Health Council (AHC).

According to AHC: “Brandon's seven years within the healthcare industry are marked by a deep-seeded passion for patient autonomy and effective clinical care. He boasts a dynamic healthcare...

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Fifth Annual UNC Charlotte Veterans' Conference to Address Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration

   January 23, 2018

A daylong conference will bring top experts to UNC Charlotte’s campus to discuss strategies to serve women veterans transitioning from active military to civilian lives.

“Joining Forces for Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration,” is free and open to the public, and will be held February 27, 2018 at the UNC Charlotte Student Union.

National, state, and regional experts,...

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Nursing Professor Christine Elnitsky Wins Alumni Award from Old Dominion University

   November 1, 2017
In celebration its 50th Anniversary, the Old Dominion School of Nursing has honored seven alumni whose accomplishments have made a lasting impression and significant contribution to the nursing profession. Dr. Christine Elnitsky, an associate professor...

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Lessons for Life: Simulation Labs Enhance Nursing Education Through Fail-Safe Learning

   October 24, 2017
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 classrooms,...

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Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Scholarship to Benefit Nurses in Training

   September 11, 2017
The family of the late UNC Charlotte School of Nursing alumna Mary Gwen Schaffernoth has endowed a scholarship in her memory. Established by a $28,000 donation by Mary Gwen’s husband, Chas, the Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Nursing...

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Dean's Duo: Welcome Back

   August 20, 2017
1) Although it is always with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the end of summer, I could not be more excited about another amazing beginning to what I know will be a memorable and productive academic year here in the College of Health and Human...

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Nursing Alum Connie Mele Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

   August 16, 2017
School of Nursing alumna Connie Mele (BSN '84, MSN '96) has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS), for her outstanding career in substance abuse prevention and treatment...

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Health Fairs Help Nursing Students Take Skills from the Classroom to the Community

   July 11, 2017
Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at CHHS, and through a bi-annual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20...

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VIDEO: Nursing Alumna Gina Wilson Helps Babies Breathe in Tanzania

   May 17, 2017
Video courtesy UNC Charlotte Alumni Affairs

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