Wilmoth offers Keynote at UNC’s Veterans Day Ceremony

SON Executive Dean and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Major General Peggy Wilmoth, US Army Reserve (retired), offered a moving and appreciative keynote address at UNC’s Veterans Day Ceremony, which took place at the Alumni Memorial on campus on Friday, November 10.  To read more about the ceremony and Dr. Wilmoth’s participation in it, please see Carolina’s coverage of the event, “A special moment to honor veterans.” Our sincere thanks to all of our veterans for their service, and to Dr. Wilmoth for representing the School of Nursing so well!

ANS Hosts Fall Blood Drive Nov. 3rd

The Association of Nursing Students (ANS) will be hosting our fall BLOOD DRIVE on November 3rd!! Our blood drive last spring was a huge success and we hope you will help make this one a great success too!!  To Donate: www.redcrossblood.org –> Type “UNC” to find the blood drive –> Sign up!!!  Have you ever donated blood and got tired of reading the education materials and answering health history questions? Well now you can speed up the process by using RapidPass! On the day you are scheduled to donate (November 3rd) you can go to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass fill out the questions (it … Continued

Categories: Events, Service, Students

Alumni Day and Homecoming — October 28

Gather with UNC School of Nursing classmates and friends at UNC’s Official Homecoming Tailgate to enjoy great food, music, pregame activities and giveaways beneath the Bell Tower – all in the heart of campus. Enjoy the ultimate pregame experience catered by Carolina Barbecue. Menu includes chopped pork barbecue, fried chicken, fried fish, baked beans, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, hush puppies, dessert and beverages. Back by popular demand, alumni-owned and operated Big Boss Brewing will be serving up beer at our Bell Tower Tailgate Party. Buy into the Homecoming football block today and sit with … Continued

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SON Hosts 4th Annual White Coat Ceremony

The School of Nursing hosted its fourth annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, October 15 at Memorial Hall on Carolina’s campus, welcoming first year students in the School’s BSN programs to the nursing profession. The students were joined by faculty, staff and administrators of the School, along with family and friends for the ceremonial occasion, which is held at the beginning of each academic year to initiate new students in the BSN and the accelerated BSN programs to nursing and to emphasize humanistic, patient-centered care. Dean Nena Peragallo Montano presided … Continued

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Upcoming Alpha Alpha STTI Events

Alpha Alpha Chapter of STTI has a busy fall event calendar and ways for you to connect with members at our annual meeting, meet new SON students at the White Coat Ceremony, volunteer at Project Connect for the Homeless in Orange County and view a meaningful movie screening of “Defining Hope” with an option for continuing education. Please mark your calendar to join us on: Sunday October 15, 2017 at the White Coat Ceremony at 2:00 pm at UNC Memorial Hall to meet and support our new ABSN and BSN … Continued

Categories: Alumni, Events, Faculty

Quintana Attending NCICLE Symposium

Best of luck to Catherine Quintana, School of Nursing DNP student, who will travel to Chicago next week for the National Collaborative for Improving Clinical Learning Environments (NCICLE) symposium. NCICLE is a collaborative of 30 organizations committed to improving interprofessional education and patient care outcomes within clinical learning environments. School of Nursing’s Tom Bush, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP and Meg Zomorodi, PhD, CNL, RN will also attend. Tom serves on the NCICLE conference planning committee and Meg will serve as facilitator for the symposium. Senior Associate Dean of the School of Social … Continued

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Friday Center Unveils New Exhibit: REFUGEE

Visit the Friday Center to see its new exhibit called REFUGEE, a multimedia art exhibit exploring the lives of refugees from a host of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world. The exhibit will be open from Sept. 25 through Nov. 3. For more information, click here.

Categories: Diversity, Events

Register for Carolina Women’s Center Child Care Event

Join the Carolina Women’s Center on Sept. 27, 2017, for the “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” event! Whether you’re pregnant, adopting, or fostering, learn about resources, child care, and approach to work-life balance. The event is from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Hitchcock Multipurpose Room of the Stone Center. Click here to register, or email cwc@unc.edu for more information.

Categories: Education, Events

Zègre-Hemsey Receives AHA Award

Congratulations to Jessica Zègre-Hemsey, PhD, RN, who was selected to receive a Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Early Career Travel Grant! The grant will allow her to attend the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017 in Anaheim, California, in November. Congratulations, Jessica!

Categories: Awards, Events, Faculty

Register for One Act and HAVEN

We know how busy fall semester can be, but we hope you’ll schedule some time to join faculty, students and staff to partake in some of UNC’s anti-violence programs this fall. One Act: A skills training for Carolina students who are interested in preventing violence, led by peer educators and a full-time graduate student or staff member. A separate One Act for Greeks is offered specifically for students in sororities and fraternities. HAVEN: A collaboration between multiple UNC wellness groups that aims to provide the UNC community with tools to be an … Continued

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