McKenzie Jenkins signs a student up for the Tar Heel Wellness Campaign
On January 10th, BSN student McKenzie Jenkins launched a campus-wide health initiative called the Tar Heel Wellness Challenge. The program invites UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff to complete biweekly challenges and make posts about the challenge on Facebook.
During her last year at the SON, Lindsey Lang, BSN ’13, teamed up with the UNC-CH Association of Nursing (ANS) Students and ANS faculty advisor Megan Williams, MSN, RN, FNP, to organize a food drive for the Durham Center for Senior Living (DCSL). Their community service effort was recently highlighted in Johnson and Johnson’s Nursing Notes.
Carol Durham looks on as student Katie Zachary evaluates a patient in the simulation lab.
An elective course taught by SON clinical professor Carol Durham and her collaborators clinical assistant professor Kelly Scolaro from the Eshelman School of Pharmacy and assistant professor Benny Joyner from the School of Medicine was featured in this week’s issue of the University Gazette.
A scholarship will soon be available to students who demonstrate an interest in family care and aspire to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner. SON supporter and Chapel Hill resident Eunice Brock has established her second endowed scholarship benefiting nursing students. This new fund comes in response to the growing needs for nurse practitioners within our healthcare system.