CHHS Student Involvement

UNCW gave me the opportunity to work in small clinical groups, and the knowledge I gained provided a strong foundation as I began my nursing career.

-Chandler Moeller, '13 ~ Nursing: PreLicensure


CHHS Dean's Student Leadership Council

Dean's Student Leadership Council emblem The Dean's Student Leadership Committee (DSLC) provides a forum for students to have input into the management and leadership positions of the CHHS. The DSLC advises the dean on issues related to the welfare of students within the college and serves to promote communication between the administration, faculty, staff and the student body.

The Student Ambassadors

Students receiving free T-shirts at Convocation Interested in joining the CHHS Student Ambassadors? If you are passionate about CHHS, want to make a difference, and bring exciting opportunities to your peers, this group is suited for you. Meeting bi-weekly, the CHHS Student Ambassadors focus on leadership development, service initiatives, and professional development for the members and peers. Joining this organization is a great way to collaborate with students in different majors, create exciting opportunities for the College, and make friends with peers who have similar interests and passions as you. Join us! We’re excited to meet you! 

Gerentology Generations

Senior citizens dance on Chancellor's Walk Gerontology Generations strives to provide support and additional education opportunities to students studying aging and provides a forum to raise awareness of the aging process and the growing aging population as well as the need for intergenerational involvement.

Exercise Science Student Association

Student inside Bod Pod EXSA's purpose is to create a bond between students who are in or considering the Exercise Science field. EXSA provides students a place to gain information about the field, to learn how to prepare for future classes and career, to hear from speakers within the field, and to meet people with similar fitness goals.

Association of Recreational Therapy Students

Student riding hand cycle ARTS provides Recreation Therapy students the opportunity to further their professional career development through experience in working with individuals with disabilities and to promote service, networking, education and friendships.

Recreation Majors Association

Recreation students play hockey in wheelchairs To find out more about this club, contact Jeff Nix at

Athletic Training Student Association

Athletic trainer works on student's knee The purpose of this organization is for all students interested in learning about the opportunities and fields of athletic training. Topics discussed include rehabilitation, athletic taping and evaluation techniques, along with any other practical information pertinent to the field of athletic training. Members will also gain valuable information about post graduate options, such as education and jobs.

Physical Education & Health Majors Club

Club members playing jumprope The UNCW Physical Education Majors Club was organized in 1989. The purpose of the club is to provide professional experiences for its membership, as well as providing experiences in service, friendship, leadership and fair play throughout all areas of campus life. Members attend and present at the NCAAHPERD State Convention, volunteer in local schools, and host on-campus events such as "Parents Night Out" and teaching and coaching workshops. Members also form teams to compete in Intramural sports at UNCW.

Student Health Association

Student runs on treadmill The purpose of SHA is to enhance members' professional competence and dedication to the advancement of health for college students and their respective campus community. The group accomplishes its mission through advocacy and education by way of developing methods, materials, and programs both on and off campus that provide real-life health promotion opportunities. Membership is open to any student at UNCW.

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing

Nursing students volunteering AAMN meets monthly and has guest speakers from all different areas of the health profession to come and discuss their careers. The assembly is not only for men, but does focus on increasing the number of males entering the field, as they are rare.

Association of Nursing Students

ANS students recruiting new members ANS's purposes are to assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education and influence the educational process, as well as provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns and to aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional roles and responsibility for the health care of people of all walks of life.

Nursing Graduate Student Association

Nursing student working with chemicals The purpose of the organization is to serve as a channel of communication between graduate nursing students and UNCW student body, promote education and professional values and provide financial resources sponsored by the nursing graduate student association department.

Student Social Work Organization

Social Work students stand in a line The purpose of the Student Social Work Organization is to connect and unify the social work student body through various volunteer activities, social events and leadership opportunities. The organization is also committed to the pursuit of social welfare, social change and social justice.

Phi Alpha Honors Society

Phi Alpha Honors Society The purpose of Phi Alpha is to recognize and promote scholastic achievement; recognize, improve and further the goals of social work in the community, state, nation and world; stimulate interest in a career in social work; encourage continued study and research; and recognize professional social workers and others whose service, contributions and leadership are held in esteem.

MSW Social Work Club

Social Work students conduct experiment The purpose of the SWGSA is to provide students in the Masters in Social Work program with opportunities for extended learning and networking.

The main objective of the SWGSA organization is to foster professional relationships within the MSW program and the UNCW student body as well as utilize our departmental resources to give back to the UNCW community.

Sigma Phi Omega

Sigma Phi OmegaThe purpose of the Sigma Phi Omega is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, and excellence in gerontology and aging services as well as to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in these areas.

Eta Sigma Gamma (Epsilon Nu Chapter)

Student presentingEta Sigma Gamma is a national health education honorary that promotes teaching, service, advocacy and research. Those with a public health major and a concentration in either community health education or global health are eligible for membership in Epsilon Nu, UNCW’s chapter of ESG.