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This Month at the SON-April 2015

March 30, 2015 | In Events

April 2
Undergraduate Student Governance Council Meeting
8:00 – 9:00am

April 9
Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts: Key Issues Related to Diversity and Inclusion in Nursing
5:00 – 6:30pm
208 Carrington Hall
This is a CaBB sponsored event open to all students considering nursing as a career path, current nursing students who are not familiar with the CaBB program, and students already involved in the CaBB program.  Come out and learn more about how stereotyping, marginalization, and discriminatory perspectives hurt everyone (regardless of background), and how these issues affect nursing students, nursing professionals, and the care that nurses provide.

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UNC-TV cancer special featuring Deborah Mayer airs April 1

March 30, 2015 | In Faculty, News, SON Media Coverage

Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, was part of a panel of cancer experts and survivors featured on the UNC-TV special Cancer: Focus of Life. The hour-long show will air at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1.

“Cancer has exceeded heart disease as the leading cause of death in the state,” said Dr. Mayer, professor at the School of Nursing and director of cancer survivorship at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. “The UNC-TV show on cancer provided an opportunity to share important knowledge, research progress, and stories of hope and survival with the people of North Carolina.”

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Rumay Alexander honored with University Diversity Award

March 24, 2015 | In Faculty, News

On March 23, Dr. Rumay Alexander, clinical professor and director of multicultural affairs in the School of Nursing, received the faculty award at the seventh annual Diversity Awards, sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at UNC Chapel Hill. The Diversity Awards recognize significant contributions to the enhancement, support, and furtherance of diversity on the Carolina campus and in the community.

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Alumni Awards Reception honors exceptional alumni

March 3, 2015 | In Alumni, Faculty

Each year, the School of Nursing Alumni Board of Directors recognizes alumni and honorary alumni who make outstanding contributions to nursing, the community, the School, and health care. This year’s winners were recognized at the Alumni Awards and Recognition Reception held at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill on February 27.

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This Month at the SON–February 2015

February 1, 2015 | In Events

Classes are in full swing as we enter the second month of the semester. February marks the beginning of the spring sessions for the SON’s edifying Research Support and Consultation seminar series. The RSC will be bringing in speakers all semester long to speak about this semester’s theme: team science.

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