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CHHS Student Organizations

Open to all CHHS Majors

  • Dean's Student Leadership Advisory Council

    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.

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  • Association of Self Care for Future Health Professionals

    The Association of Self Care for Future Health Professionals (ASC) at The University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks to provide an atmosphere for current majors in the College of Health & Human Services to learn valuable self-care skills and build resiliency against burnout, both while at UNCW and when they enter their future careers in human service. This organization targets the unique stressors that students within CHHS face in pursuit of their education and preparation to work in the field of health and human services.

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  • Global Health and Policy Association

    The Global Health and Policy Association aims to promote interest in, knowledge of, and interaction with local, state, national, and global health initiatives, and health policy among UNCW students.

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Health and Applied Human Sciences Organizations

  • American College for Healthcare Executives

    The UNCW MHA Program is a part of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network. Students are highly encouraged to become a Student Associate Member. Student Associate Members gain access to a Directory of Postgraduate Administrative Fellowships, Healthcare Executive Career Resource Center, ACHE Employment Service, ACHE recommended Publications and Newsletters, Educational Opportunities, Financial Assistance, and other valuable tools and resources.

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  • Association of Recreation Therapy Students (ARTS)

    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.

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  • Athletic Training Student Association

    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.

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  • Eta Sigma Gamma

    Eta Sigma Gamma (Epsilon Nu Chapter) 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.

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  • Exercise Science Student Association

    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.

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  • Gerontology Generations

    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.

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  • Sigma Phi Omega - Gerontology Honor Society

    The purpose of the Sigma Phi Omega (Delta Omega Chapter) 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.

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Nursing Student Organizations

  • American Assembly for Men in Nursing

    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.

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  • Association of Diversity in Nursing

    This organization exists to create a positive and scholarly open-forum exchange of ideas and information, thus encouraging open-mindedness and empowerment of University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) School of Nursing students, and those interested, to provide improved quality care. They foster the idea that self-reflection and exposure to different cultures, attitudes and experiences will help create acceptance and understanding.

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  • Association of Nursing Students

    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.

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  • Nurse's Christian Fellowship

    The purpose of NCF is to establish and advance UNCW communicates of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord; growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purpose in the world, in response to God's love, grace and truth. This will be done through meetings, guest speaker, bible studies, and prayer requests.

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  • Sigma Theta Tau

    The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. STTI membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing.

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  • Student Association of Clinical Research

    The purpose of this organization is to educate not only students, but the public about the importance of the clinical research industry, as well as UNCW's Clinical Research Program. We are working to unite students with their peers, professors, and industry professionals.

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Social Work Student Organizations

  • Graduate Student Association

    The purpose of the GSA: School of Social Work is to provide students in the Masters in Social Work program with opportunities for extended learning and networking.

    The main objective of the GSASW 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.

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  • Phi Alpha Honors Society

    The purpose of Phi Alpha (Eta Omega Chapter) 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.

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