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University City Program Offers One-Stop Shop for Underserved Children and Families

   September 12, 2019

A small group of children walk out of the Atrium Health University City hospital cafeteria and head directly to the crafts table. Volunteer students from UNC Charlotte’s School of Social Work greet them with smiling faces and art supplies in hand. A loud buzz fills the lobby of as only the voices of young kids can do, while little hands craft get well soon cards for hospital patients.

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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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Suclupe Honored for Community Engagement

   August 28, 2019

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to annouce its 2018-2019 Faculty Teaching and Staff Employee of the Year Awards. Roger Suclupe, Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work, was honored with the Community Engagement Award. 

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Professor Receives Evelyn Berger Award from Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition

   July 15, 2019

Dr. Julian Montoro-Rodriguez, Professor of Gerontology and Social Work and former Director of the Gerontology program, has received the 2019 Evelyn Berger Award from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition.

The award recognizes outstanding contributions an individual or organization has made to address...

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Social Work Professor Awarded Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

   June 17, 2019

Social Work Undergraduate Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor Sonyia Richardson has been awarded the 2019-20 Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

The fellowship supports UNC Charlotte doctoral students as they work to complete a dissertation...

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UNC Charlotte Appoints New Dean of College of Health and Human Services

   April 26, 2019

The UNC Charlotte community is pleased to welcome Catrine Tudor-Locke as dean of the College of Health and Human Services beginning August 2019. Tudor-Locke joins the University from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she is associate dean for research and administration in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Prior to her current...

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Social Work Director Inducted into National Academies of Practice

   April 25, 2019

Dr. Schnavia Hatcher, director of the UNC Charlotte School of Social Work, has been inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP).

Hatcher was elected as a Distinguished Fellow in Social Work. NAP selects Distinguished Fellows to honor outstanding achievements in interprofessional practice....

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The Helping Hands of Our Community: A New Podcast

   April 9, 2019

by: Roger Suclupe, Clinical Assistant Professor and MSW Part-time Program Coordinator

My great colleague and friend Drew Reynolds and I are excited to announce the official launch of our podcast, The Helping...

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Student Spotlight: Chandradai Chandler

   March 29, 2019
Class of 2020

Born:

Guyana, South America

Majors:

Social Work & Sociology

Chandradai Chandler will be the first to tell you that she is not your typical student at UNC Charlotte.

At 58, she was the oldest undergraduate selected to be an Orientation Counselor (OC) for the 2018 OC class, but she explains...

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Social Work Graduate Program Ranked in Top 20% Nationally

   March 12, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work master’s program is tied for 51st in the 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings, improving four places from the previous year and ranking in the top 20 percent of all graduate social work programs nationally.

“Our ongoing ascent into the upper echelon of social work programs nationally is a testament to the quality of the academic...

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