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Parents Night Out
Feb. 13th
6.30-9.30 p.m.
Hanover Gym
To sign up, contact Laura Shively at

I Can Do It / Presidents Challenge Program
Saturdays, Feb. 6 - April 16
10 - 11:30 a.m.
UNCW Hanover Gymnasium
If you're interested, contact Dr. Sue Combs at

Carolina Beach Boardwalk 12th Annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge (5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk)
Saturday, Feb. 13
Next to the Courtyard Marriott
For schedule of events, click here.


We Are UNCW: Kyria Henry

CHHS Physical Education and Health Major Accepted into Teach for America Corps

CHHS Faculty Mentor and Student to Represent the College at UNC Social Entrepreneurship Competition

Public Health Students Inducted into New Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma

Congratulations HAHS graduates of Spring 2015!


Dr. Steve Elliott received the Distinguished Teaching Professorship Award.


News & Recognition Archive




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Our Mission

The mission of the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences is to promote the health and wellbeing of all persons through exemplary preparation of Health and Human Sciences professionals, community engagement, and research. We will realize this mission through relentless pursuit of strategic plan that affirms our strengths, targets growth opportunities, and pushes us to excellence. At the foundation of this plan are a set of core values.

Our Values

  • Teaching. Learning. Excellence
  • Superlative preparation of future leaders in the health and applied human sciences professions
  • Stimulating learning environments characterized by pedagogical innovation, integration of cooperative and experiential learning, and promotion of scholarly inquiry and advancement
  • Inter-professional/interdisciplinary collaboration and collegiality
  • Powerful community partnerships and civic engagement activities that enhance the health and quality of life of those who reside in Cape Fear Region and beyond

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