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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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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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