This is the sign posted in front of Carrington Hall.

Summer may be coming to end, but the SON community is looking forward to greeting our newest graduate students after their orientation on August 18. Whether you choose to fit in a break or a little extra study time before classes begin, check out some of the fantastic events we have at the School this month. Stay tuned for more information on upcoming lecture series and other fall activities.

August 15

  • SON Faculty and Staff Retreat
    8:30 AM-3:30 PM, The Friday Center
    Interim Dean Donna S. Havens invites all SON Faculty and Staff to attend a day-long retreat. Please RSVP to Kathy Lebbad-Hamil or Brandy Elsenrath by August 8.

August 17

  • ANS at FallFest
    9:00 PM-2:00 AM, South Road
    Considering joining the Association of Nursing Students? Visit their booth at FallFest and be sure to check out all of the other fantastic activities and clubs available for UNC Students.

August 18

  • New Student Orientation
    8:30 AM-4:30 PM, Fox Auditorium
    Welcome to all new MSN, PMSN, DNP, and PhD students as well as our newest Post-doctoral Fellows! This day is designed to kickstart your academic journey. You’ll be welcomed by SON leaders, given the tools you’ll need for the semester, and get many chances to ask any questions you might have about the School. Orientation will start in Fox Auditorium. Breakout sessions for different programs at will be held in the afternoon. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Agendas will be available on this page once the schedule is finalized.

August 19


August 20

  • Biobehavioral Lab Open House for Faculty and Staff
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM, Biobehavioral Laboratory
    Interim Director Eric Hodges invites SON Faculty and Staff to join the team of the Biobehavioral Lab for an Open House. Learn how the lab serves the SON and how it could serve your research goals. Refreshments will be provided.

August 21

  • Undergraduate Student Governance Council Meeting
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Location TBD, Carrington Hall
    The Undergraduate Student Governance Council (USGC) is a student-led organization focused on enhancing the undergraduate experience at the SON. Learn how you can gain valuable leadership and project management experience through USGC. More information can be found here:

August 28

  • Association of Nursing Students Monthly Meeting
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Room 1, Carrington Hall
    Get to know your fellow students through the Association of Nursing Students (ANS). Bring your lunch and learn about community service opportunities such as the ANS Red Cross Blood Drive and the Heels for Healing 5K.

This Month at the SON is a monthly feature to increase awareness of SON-related events. If you are interested in learning how to add events to this monthly post, or if your event is missing, please contact Meagen Voss in the Office of Advancement at 919-966-4619 or at

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