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Linda Beeber Designated American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner

April 12, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Global Health, Patient Care, Research

Heartfelt congratulations from the entire Carolina Nursing community to Francis Hill Fox Professor, Dr. Linda Beeber, who was designated an American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner today for her model of care, Reducing Depressive Symptoms and Enhancing Parenting in Low-Income and Newly-Immigrated Mothers of Infants and Toddlers.

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SON Honors Alumni, Donors at Luncheon Tomorrow

April 7, 2017 | In Alumni, Awards, Events

The School of Nursing Alumni Association and Foundation join forces tomorrow to honor alumni and friends for their distinguished service to the School, the community, and the profession.

For more information about tomorrow’s luncheon and the awards being presented, please click here.


Oppewal recipient of APPLES award

April 7, 2017 | In Awards, Events, Faculty

Huge congratulations to Sonda Oppewal, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, who was honored last Friday as a recipient of APPLES Teaching Excellence Award. The award recognizes the contributions of faculty members in integrating academic coursework with community service for undergraduate students.

Sonda created the course “Health Care in Global Context,” in which she leads a group of students to spend a week in Tyrell County, North Carolina examining residents’ health. Congratulations, Sonda!


HOPE Award Nominations Accepted

March 24, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Staff

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 HOPE Award. The HOPE (Helping Other People Excel) Award, established in 2005, recognizes a SON faculty or staff member for their assistance in creating a welcoming, inclusive and hospitable environment where all members of the School of Nursing community can flourish and realize their dreams.

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Applications Accepted for Brown Diversity Scholarship Award

March 23, 2017 | In Awards, Students

The Pauline W. Brown Diversity Scholarship Award is open to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Students are asked to submit work that analyzes its subject using the lens of race/ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and culture, or that focuses on the contributions of women and men of all colors to society, history, culture or thought. All winners will receive a plaque and a monetary award.

For details and to apply, please click here: PW Brown Diversity Scholarship Award Application. Deadline: April 7.

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