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Chris Lantz, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

CHHS Announces New Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

On June 26, CHHS announced Chris Lantz as the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. More...

Steve Elliott, Director of School of Health and Applied Human Sciences

CHHS Announces New Director of School of Health and Applied Human Sciences

On June 25, CHHS announced Steve Elliott as the new Director of the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS). More...

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UNCW Honored by APLU, National Consortium for Outstanding Community Engagement

UNCW has been recognized by the Association of Public Land-grant Universities and the Engagement Scholarship Consortium for outstanding community involvement. In identifying the university as an exemplary non-finalist for the organizations’ 2018 Community Engagement Scholarship Award, judges singled out the contributions of UNCW’s recreation therapy program, which provides adaptable, accessible recreation and exercise programs to underserved groups in the region. More...

Susan Sinclair, Clinical Research Professor

Clinical Research Professor to be Inducted in American Academy of Nursing

Clinical Research Professor Susan Sinclair will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing at the November 2018 Annual Meeting. More...
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CHHS Invites Proposals for Cultural Activities

The Globalization, Culture, and Diversity Committee in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) invites faculty, staff and students in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing and School of Social Work to submit proposals for cultural activities that demonstrate the spirit of interprofessional collaboration and promote intercultural learning within the community at large. For more information, click here.

School of Nursing Travels to UK for a Study Abroad Experience

School of Nursing Travels to UK for a Study Abroad Experience

In May, School of Nursing students and faculty traveled to the UK for a study abroad experience. More...

Teaching Assistant Gives Back and Wins Award

Teaching Assistant Gives Back and Wins Award

What does it mean to be a successful teacher? For Rebecca Clark, it means addressing the whole person and not just her area of education. It means getting to know her students, seeking their opinions and interests, and listening to their stories. More...

School of Nursing Associate Professor Awarded Grants to Complete Nursing History Research

School of Nursing Associate Professor Awarded Grants to Complete Nursing History Research

School of Nursing Associate Professor April Matthias was recently awarded two grants to complete her nursing history research. More...

Heather Roughton, Academic Affairs Operations Specialist

CHHS Welcomes Academic Affairs Operations Specialist

CHHS Welcomes Heather Roughton as the new Academic Affairs Operations Specialist within the College’s Academic Affairs Operations Team. More...
Calling All Artists: Hooked on Arts Needs You!

Calling All Artists: Hooked on Arts Needs You!

Hooked on Arts Street Fair, a collaboration between UNC Wilmington’s Lumina Festival of the Arts and the College of Health and Human Services, is coming to Kenan Lawn July 14-15, 2018. More...
FuseCR Awarded Community Engagement Grant

FuseCR Awarded Community Engagement Grant

The College of Health and Human Services’ Center for Clinical Research Workforce Development (FuseCR) was awarded a $5,000 grant from UNC Wilmington’s Office of Community Engagement to develop MentorCR: FuseCR Mentoring Program. More...

Physical Education and Health Graduate Assistant Wins Volunteer Award at the YWCA Lower Cape Fear’s Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Physical Education & Health Graduate Assistant Wins Volunteer Award at the YWCA Lower Cape Fear’s Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Rebecca Clark, a graduate assistant in the Physical Education and Health Program, won the Volunteer Award at the YWCA Lower Cape Fear’s annual Women of Achievement Awards. More...

CHHS Clinical Research Program Embarks on Study Abroad Trip to Buenos Aires

CHHS Clinical Research Program Embarks on Study Abroad Trip to Buenos Aires

The Clinical Research Program embarked on their first study abroad trip during Spring Break. More...

Pine Valley Elementary Students Visit SHAHS During Health and Human Services Week

Pine Valley Elementary Students Visit SHAHS During Health and Human Services Week

A group of 120 fifth-grade students from Pine Valley Elementary School visited campus to participate in Health and Human Services Week. More...

School of Social Work MSW Student Hosts Art Therapy Exhibit for Local Children

School of Social Work MSW Student Hosts Art Therapy Exhibit for Local Children

School of Social Work MSW student Logan Brantley hosted an Art Therapy exhibit in McNeill Hall for children of all ages, from pre-kindergarten to late adolescence. More...

CHHS Holds 7th Annual Spring Picnic and Awards to Celebrate Academic Year

CHHS Holds 7th Annual Spring Picnic and Awards to Celebrate Academic Year

CHHS held its 7th Annual Spring Picnic and Awards on the front lawn of McNeill Hall. More...

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UNCW Named One of the Best Online Colleges in North Carolina

UNCW is ranked third on a list of the 2018 Best Online Colleges in North Carolina, compiled by the website Guide to Online Schools.

Three of the College of Health and Human Services online degree programs are represented on the list: Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). These programs have flexible start dates and allow for working professionals to complete degrees completely online. More...

Strategic Plan Booklet

Veterans Hall Groundbreaking Video

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

Upcoming events

July 14 & 15

Hooked on Arts

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Kenan Lawn
Event is free.

Sept. 10

Nursing Career Fair: Save the Date

10 a.m.
McNeill Hall, Room 1051

Sept. 14

Coffee Hour: Virtual Reality & Simulation Learning

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