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CHHS Mourns Death of Dr. Micah Scott

CHHS Mourns Death of Dr. Micah Scott

The College of Health and Human Services is saddened by the death of Dr. Micah Scott, PhD, FNP-BC, who died Thursday, July 11, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. She brought more than 30 years of nursing experience across specialties when she began in College of Health and Human Services’ School of Nursing as the family nurse practitioner program coordinator in August 2016.Her research interests included military and veterans care and families clinical simulation in nurse practitioner education. More...

Pre-Award Grant Specialist Chosen to be Applied Learning Fellow

Pre-Award Grant Specialist Chosen to be Applied Learning Fellow

In June, Pre-Award Grant Specialist Althea Lewis was chosen to be an Applied Learning Fellow through the Office of Applied Learning for the 2019-20 academic year. More...

School of Nursing Receives Accreditation from CCNE

School of Nursing Receives Accreditation from CCNE

In May, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) granted the School of Nursing accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs for 10 years. Additionally, CCNE granted accreditation to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program for five years. More...

School of Nursing Associate Professor Receives Grant to Improve Graduate Online Course

School of Nursing Associate Professor Receives Grant to Improve Graduate Online Course

School of Nursing Associate Professor Jeeyae Choi received $2,500 from Academic Partnerships for her research project titled “Enhancing Student Learning Efficiency in an Online Informatics Course Using Simulated Electronic Health Record.” More...

Social Work Professor to Receive 2019 Distinguished Faculty Legacy Award from ECU

Social Work Professor to Receive 2019 Distinguished Faculty Legacy Award from ECU

On May 9, Social Work Professor Reggie York received word from East Carolina University (ECU) School of Social Work that he had been chosen as the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Legacy Award. More...

CHHS Faculty and Staff Awarded Community Engagement Grants

CHHS Faculty and Staff Awarded Community Engagement Grants

On May 1, CHHS faculty and staff were awarded community engagement grants through the UNC Wilmington Office of Community Engagement. Out of the nine total grants funded this year, six were from CHHS. More...

CHHS Bell

CHHS Starts New Tradition

The CHHS Bell is the result of a proposal developed by Dr. Matthew Gallek, associate professor, DNP program coordinator and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation nurse faculty scholar in the School of Nursing at in the College of Health and Human Services. Ringing of the bell symbolizes Academic Achievement within the College. More...

CHHS Student, Assistant Dean and Volunteer Recognized at 34th Annual YWCA Women of Achievement Awards

CHHS Student, Assistant Dean and Volunteer Recognized at 34th Annual YWCA Women of Achievement Awards

On May 7, social work student Jessica Aguilar, Assistant Dean for Student Success Sheri Shaw and Chair of the CHHS Dean’s Advancement Council Louise Coggins won awards at the 34th Annual Women of Achievement Awards. More...

UNCW to Graduate Inaugural Class of Nursing Doctoral Students

UNCW to Graduate Inaugural Class of Nursing Doctoral Students

As UNCW prepares to graduate more than 2,700 students May 10-11, nine of those are the first graduates of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Officially approved in 2015, it’s one of four doctoral degrees offered by the university. The terminal degree helps prepare nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists and clinical nurse specialists to meet the changing needs of health care through evidence-based culturally competent care. More...

CHHS Nursing Staff Nominated for 2019 Staff Award for Excellence

CHHS Nursing Staff Nominated for 2019 Staff Award for Excellence

In April, Simulation Lab Assistant Barbara Snyder was nominated for the 2019 Staff Award for Excellence. More...

Upcoming events

Aug. 3

The Big Latch On
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
UNCW Amphitheater

Aug. 9

Professional Workshop: Cultivating a Trauma-Informed Workplace Culture: A Call to Action
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
UNCW Madeline Suite

Aug. 19

UNCW Convocation for the Class of 2023
11:45 a.m.
Trask Coliseum

Aug. 21

Classes Begin

Sept. 9

Nursing Career and Networking Fair
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
McNeill Hall, Room 1051

Sept. 19

CHHS Convocation and Carnival

Oct. 26

Cape Fear Heart Walk
9 a.m.
UNCW Almkuist-Nixon Building Lawn

Dec. 14

Commencement


Strategic Plan Booklet

Veterans Hall Groundbreaking Video