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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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Social Work Alum Named 2018 QNotes Person of the Year

   January 7, 2019

Transcend Charlotte Co-founder and Executive Director Trey Greene, despite his prominent position in the city’s LGBTQ community, is not one to draw attention to himself. Rather, the clinical social worker, educator, dedicated gamer, television binge-watcher, cat dad, hamster dad and all-around introvert prefers to focus on those he serves: individuals grappling with issues of gender...

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Alumna Tchernavia Montgomery wins Charlotte Athena Leader Award for Service

   December 13, 2018

UNC Charlotte alumna and College of Health and Human Services adjunct faculty member Tchernavia Montgomery has received the 2018 Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Award for Service, honoring her accomplishments with the Crisis Assistance Ministry. The award honors professionals in the non-profit sector who give back to improve quality of life in...

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Social Work Field Education Fair Offers Inside Track to Practical Training

   November 20, 2018

Tables lined the salon in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center on a November day as UNC Charlotte’s nationally ranked School of Social Work hosted its Field Education Fair. Students like Tachina Hardy buzzed in and out of the tables, speaking with agents and learning about upcoming internships. Hardy is well aware of the networking opportunities the...

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UNC Charlotte Research: Charlotte Youths Smoke Less But Use E-Cigarettes and Marijuana More

   November 12, 2018

Charlotte youths are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before, but using electronic cigarettes more, according to a new UNC Charlotte report.

While the Youth Drug Survey of middle and high school students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools found just 3.3 percent of respondents had smoked cigarettes over a 30-day period, nearly 13 percent had consumed e-cigarettes.

Researchers...

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Long Distance Caregiving: North Carolina Research Study

Researchers at the UNC Charlotte are looking for Long Distance Caregivers for a Research Study
   October 1, 2018

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte are looking for Long Distance Caregivers to participate in a focus group discussion. A Long Distance Caregiver (LDC) is a family or friend who provides care to a loved one who lives one hour or more from the care recipient. If you qualify, you will be asked to participate in a 90- minute discussion about LDC, what it means to you and...

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Social Work Student Wins Award for Summer Research

   September 18, 2018

Social work student Brittany Anderson is among the top honorees from the Charlotte Research Scholar Symposium, where undergraduate students from various fields share projects annually. Anderson’s research surrounding pediatric onset multiple sclerosis landed her first place in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, and the Arts category.

The symposium takes place in the Barnhardt...

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New Faces in School of Social Work

   August 22, 2018

We proudly welcome four new faculty members this fall:

Assistant Professor Tianca Crocker is a social worker who received her doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas in May 2018.  Her research interests include social policy, economic mobility, digital inclusion, subjective well-being, measurement instrument design, and program evaluation.

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