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Local Service Opportunities—We Need Your Help!

February 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Global Health, Service, Staff, Students

For the month of February, please help us collect vitamins, over the counter meds, children’s book bags and $$ for Latino health!

Our Nursing Service Learning course 609.001 is working on improving migrant Latino health in our area and  in Nicaragua over spring break (March 11-21). In Nicaragua we will be doing children’s health screenings at Casa Bernabe Orphanage along with outreach to poor under-resourced clinics such as the Clinica Neuva Vida that provides health care to families.

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SON’s “Heels on the Move” Place 22nd in Statewide Walking Competition

February 4, 2016 | In Faculty, Staff

In October and November, Lisa Miller, Jordan Wolf, Minh Quach, Grace Chen, Cheryl Blake, Sam Deal, Charlene Womble, Ariel Adams, Brandy Elsenrath, and Al Elsenrath (Brandy’s father, School of Dentistry) teamed up to participate in the Miles for Wellness “Plymouth Pilgrimage” challenge issued by the NC Office of Human Resources. Calling themselves “Heels on the Move,” the crew came in 22nd out of 71 teams!

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Train to Become a HAVEN Ally

January 29, 2016 | In Faculty, Service, Staff, Students

Do you want to help make Carolina a safer and more supportive community for survivors of violence?  Then join us for a 3-hour HAVEN training this spring!

HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Violence Ending Now) provides students, faculty, staff and Post Doctoral Fellows with tools to be an ally to someone who has experienced sexual or interpersonal (relationship) violence or stalking. The three-hour training emphasizes the importance of listening, responding compassionately, and connecting survivors to resources on campus and in the community.

This spring, we will be offering student trainings on the following days:

Monday, February 22
Monday, March 21
Wednesday, April 6
Thursday, April 14 

All student trainings will take place from 6-9pm in the Student Union.  Staff training locations will vary.  Registration is required, so anyone interested can visit our website to register for a training date.  And please feel free to contact us at Haven@unc.edu if you have any questions.  Thanks so much!