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SON Faculty Elected to Serve on Prestigious Boards

SON Faculty Elected to Serve on Prestigious Boards

10/19 - School of Nursing faculty members Drs. Linda Haddad, Kelly Ellington and Kellie Griggs were recently elected to serve on prestigious boards. More...

CHHS to Launch Master of Science in Athletic Training Program in Summer 2020

CHHS to Launch Master of Science in Athletic Training Program in Summer 2020

10/19 - CHHS is transitioning its undergraduate athletic training program to the Master’s degree level.  The first cohort for the new program is beginning in Summer II of 2020. The MSAT program will consist of 5 semesters of didactic class work (60 credit hours) in conjunction with over 1000 hours of clinical integration. More...

SON Hosts First-Ever White Coat Ceremony for Prelicensure Students

SON Hosts First-Ever White Coat Ceremony for Prelicensure Students

10/19 - The School of Nursing Prelicensure Program hosted its first-ever White Coat Ceremony for the prelicensure students on Monday, Oct. 14; the evening before the student’s first day in the clinical setting for the NSG 252 Foundations in Nursing Practice course. More...
SHAHS Approved for Yoga Studies Minor Through Yoga Alliance

SHAHS Approved for Yoga Studies Minor Through Yoga Alliance

10/19 - The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences was recently approved as a Registered Yoga School for the Yoga Studies Minor through Yoga Alliance. More...

SON Assistant Professor Receives Funding for Project to Enhance Online RN-BSN Program

SON Assistant Professor Receives Funding for Project to Enhance Online RN-BSN Program

10/19 - School of Nursing Assistant Professor Melissa Scott received $8,855 funding for her team project titled “Development of Teaching Assistant Guidelines to Improve the Effectiveness of Online Learning in RN-BSN Courses.” Scott will be working with faculty, teaching assistants (TA’s) and students on the project in two phases: one in fall 2019 and a second in spring 2020. More...

UNCW’s Kellie Griggs Winner of WILMA's 2019 Women to Watch Award

UNCW’s Kellie Griggs Winner of WILMA's 2019 Women to Watch Award

10/19 - Kellie Griggs, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, was among the women selected as 2019 WILMA Women to Watch Award winners. More...

We Are UNCW: Stephanie Turrise

We Are UNCW: Stephanie Turrise

10/19 - Not one, not two, but four people nominated Stephanie L. Turrise for the 2019 J. Marshall Crews Distinguished Faculty Award. Their meaningful words really made an impression on Turrise, who said she “was in shock and humbled and crying listening to the things they wrote. It is an amazing feeling to know your hard work is appreciated.” More...

CHHS Hosts Fall Health Transformation Lecture Series on “The Promise of Collective Impact”

CHHS Hosts Fall Health Transformation Lecture Series on “The Promise of Collective Impact”

10/2/19 - On Oct. 2, CHHS hosted its annual fall Health Transformation Lecture Series.

Robert Albright, director of programs for the Collective Impact Forum, delivered a lecture on the topic of “The Promise of Collective Impact,” which focused on how collective impact is distinct from other forms of collaboration, how communities are achieving transformative results using this approach and how to determine community readiness for collective impact. Click here to view Albright’s presentation slides.

Dean Charles Hardy

Dean Charles Hardy Wins “Health Care Heroes” Lifetime Achievement Award

10/18/19 - Charles “Charlie” Hardy will be the recipient of the 2019 Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s "Health Care Heroes" Lifetime Achievement Award. An awards ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 15. Each year, the Greater Wilmington Business Journal recognizes individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of health care in southeastern North Carolina. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual for achievements throughout his or her career. Judges consider the individual's professional accomplishments, impact on the community and assistance they gave to others. Hardy was a finalist for the award in 2013, the first year Health Care Heroes was launched. More...

Suzy Diggle-Fox

Nursing Assistant Professor Named "Health Care Heroes" Finalist

10/17/19 - Barbara Suzy Diggle-Fox, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has been named a finalist for the 2019 Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s "Health Care Heroes" Award in the category of nurse practitioner/physician assistant. The award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to health care in southeastern N.C. The winner will be announced during an awards ceremony on Nov. 15. More...

Leah Mayo, Center for Healthy Communities Coordinator

Center for Healthy Communities Coordinator Elected Vice President of NCPHA

10/19 - Center for Healthy Communities Coordinator Leah Mayo was recently elected as vice president of the North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA). More...

CHHS to Launch Master of Healthcare Administration Degree Program in Fall 2020

CHHS to Launch Master of Healthcare Administration Degree Program in Fall 2020

CHHS will launch its newest degree program, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), in the fall semester of 2020. More...