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Professor Roger Suclupe Wins Accessibility Excellence Award
June 21, 2017

School of Social Work professor Roger Suclupe has received the 2017 Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff, presented by the UNC Charlotte Office of Disability Services. The award is presented in recognition staff or faculty with a strong commitment to accessibility and...

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Professor Annelise Mennicke Discusses Police Perceptions of Sexual Assault Cases
May 24, 2017

Professor Annelise Mennicke researches how systems respond to domestic violence and sexual assault. She spoke with Fusion News about how rollbacks of federal oversight of local law enforcement could effect the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults.  by: Katie...

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A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua
May 4, 2017

A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The 30 students from degree programs across campus eschewed familiar vacation destinations to travel to Nicaragua on a volunteer medical mission...

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VIDEO: Professor Mennicke on Resilience and Incarcerated Mothers
April 27, 2017

School of Social Work professor Annelise Mennicke presented "Mothering as a Key Facet of Resilence for Incarcerated Women" at ResilenceCon 2017 in Nashville, TN.    

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Partnership Trains Students to Provide Team-Based Mental Healthcare to Children and Families
March 28, 2017

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 1 in 5 children have experienced a seriously debilitating mental health disorder at least some point in their lives.  For school-aged children, these disorders often impact the child’s health, well-being, as well as schools,...

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Survey to Address Student Perception of Campus Climate
March 20, 2017

Sexual assault on college campuses is a national epidemic; 1 in 4 women report being assaulted during their time in college, impacting their emotional and physical health and academic success. Along with a myriad of other prevention efforts, the federal and state governments have prioritized the...

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School of Social Work Offers New Practicum to Address Outreach in Latino Communities
March 13, 2017

In response to Charlotte’s increasingly diverse and rapidly growing Latino population, School of Social Work lecturer Roger Suclupe is bridging the gap between advocacy, outreach, and critical perspectives on social work policy through a new graduate course, Social Work Practice with Latino...


Dr. Jane Neese Promoted to Senior Associate Dean
February 8, 2017

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Neese, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been promoted to Senior Associate Dean for the College. In her expanded role, Neese, who has served as an associate dean since 2002, will continue to...

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UNC Charlotte Veterans Health Conference to Address Reintegration to Civilian Roles
February 2, 2017

Returning veterans often face serious challenges as they reintegrate to civilian roles. This task can be even more demanding when the returning service member has suffered a traumatic injury. Supporting veterans and their families through this process is the focus of the 2017 UNC Charlotte Veterans...

Amelia Coonrod

Passionate Advocate: Personal Experience Inspires Alumna to Aid Persons with Disabilities
December 14, 2016

On bad days, getting out of bed feels almost impossible for Amelia Coonrod. On the good ones — the days when her back doesn’t hurt as much and her energy is up — things are a little bit easier. But cerebral palsy affects her life every day. Coonrod was born three months premature and diagnosed at...