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Athletic Training Program Receives CAATE Reaccreditation

On July 11, the CHHS Athletic Training Program received word from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) that the program had been reaccredited. More...
Exercise Science Students Experience Ikaria Blue Zone

Exercise Science Students Experience Ikaria Blue Zone

Imagine a place where there is no need of clocks, a place where people disconnect from social media and make family and friends priority, a place where no one goes to the gym because exercise is built into the normal daily routine. More...

Social Work Pilots International Internship Program in Ireland

Social Work Pilots International Internship Program in Ireland

Most of us think of a local clinic or business when we hear the word “internship” and not a site in a foreign country. For the CHHS School of Social Work (SSW), the word internship doesn’t just mean local; it means abroad, too. More...

Linda Pugh, Interim Director for School of Nursing

CHHS Announces New Interim Director for School of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Coordinator Linda Pugh was recently named Interim Director of the School of Nursing. More...

UNCW Hosts Hooked on Arts to Raise Awareness About the Healing Power of the Arts

UNCW Hosts Hooked on Arts to Raise Awareness About the Healing Power of the Arts 

Origami, personal vision boards, ballroom dancing demonstrations, sidewalk chalking…these were just a few of the activities present during the inaugural Hooked on Arts street fair held on Kenan Lawn at UNCW on July 14 and 15. More...
High-school-aged students learn about exercise science

Exploring the Science of Fitness

After a seven-year hiatus, Summer Ventures returned to campus this summer. A state-funded program for North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the camp paired high school juniors and seniors with university faculty for four weeks. More...
High-school-aged kids experience STEAM Summer Camp

High Schoolers Experience Nursing Simulations at STEAM Summer Camp

This summer, ninth and tenth graders from New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties were on campus for a weeklong residential summer camp to learn more about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) opportunities at the university. More...
Social work students study abroad in London, England

Social Work Students Experience Social Work in UK

For the students in the SWK 595 Solution-Focused Practice in the UK class, the opportunity to go abroad and experience social work in the UK was one of enrichment and personal growth. More...

Center for Healthy Communities meets with community about health issues

CHHS Funded as a Community-Based Training Partner

The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) has been funded as a community-based training (CBT) partner with the Region IV Public Health Training Center (PHTC) headquartered at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. More...
CHHS students experience global health innovation in Sweden

CHHS Students Experience Global Health Innovation in Sweden

In Sweden, health care is a personalized experience. From cradle to grave, Swedes go to the doctor and receive personalized treatment that is customized to  their particular health needs. The country rated number two on the Global Health Innovation Index. More...

Upcoming events

Aug. 20

CHHS School of Nursing Distinguished Lecture Series: Martha Hughesdon Turner

4 - 5:15 p.m.
McNeill Hall, Lecture Hall (Room 1005)

Aug. 22

Percentage Night at Bill’s Front Porch

4 - 10 p.m.
Bill’s Front Porch, 4238 Market Street
(A portion of the proceeds from your purchase will be donated to the School of Social Work.)

Aug. 28

TransferMation Tuesday

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
McNeill Hall, Room 1051

Sept. 10

Nursing Career Fair: Save the Date

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
McNeill Hall, Room 1051

Sept. 14

CHHS 8th Annual Convocation & Carnival

2 – 4 p.m.
UNCW Amphitheater (Rain Location: McNeill Hall)

Sept. 14

Coffee Hour: Virtual Reality & Simulation Learning

10 - 11 a.m.
McNeill Hall, Room 3084

Strategic Plan Booklet

Veterans Hall Groundbreaking Video

It's all about the Passion: A message from Dean Hardy