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We Are All Niners: Meet Jordan Scott

   November 12, 2019

Meet Jordan Scott, a senior exercise science major from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Like many students, Jordan wanted to leave home for college and chose UNC Charlotte because it offered so many opportunities. Graduating in May, he’s eager to put his degree to work and feels ready to hit the ground running.

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How Do I Help Students Learn Better?

   September 10, 2019

by: Dr. Tricia Turner, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology

This month’s Story From the Frontline is from Dr. Tricia Turner, a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, who received one...

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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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Faculty Member Bret Wood Honored for Teaching Excellence

   August 28, 2019

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to annouce its 2018-2019 Faculty Teaching and Staff Employee of the Year Awards. Bret Wood, Lecturer Emertius at the Department of Kinesiology, was honored with the Undergraduate Teaching Award.

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Respiratory Therapy Program Earns Top Five Ranking

   August 7, 2019

The UNC Charlotte online bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy is ranked fifth nationally in the 2019-2020 BestColleges rankings.

To compile its rankings, BestColleges reviews data from National Center for Education Statistics. The organization considers the following factors: Academics...

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Incoming CHHS Dean Quoted in Time Article on Step Counts

   July 11, 2019

Dr. Catrine Tudor-Locke, who will begin her tenure as Dean of the College of Health and Human Services in August, was quoted in a Time.com article on health and step-counts. Dr. Tudor-Locke is one of the nation's foremost experts on the topic.

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UNC Charlotte Appoints New Dean of College of Health and Human Services

   April 26, 2019

The UNC Charlotte community is pleased to welcome Catrine Tudor-Locke as dean of the College of Health and Human Services beginning August 2019. Tudor-Locke joins the University from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she is associate dean for research and administration in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Prior to her current...

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Kinesiology Student Named UNC Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant

   April 22, 2019

Kinesiology master’s student Kaitie Wilkers has been named a UNC Charlotte Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) for 2018-19.

The Graduate School hosts the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award annually to honor top TAs nominated by faculty supervisors for...

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VENTURE OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP ADDS NEW ELEMENTS TO CHALLENGE COURSE

   January 15, 2019

Imagine being 25 feet in the air, balancing atop a telephone pole. Your legs are trembling at the sight of the ground below, and you are connected only to a single safety rope. Your next move will require focus and determination. So, you breathe in deeply and jump.

Participants will experience this anxiety-producing thrill with either of two new elements recently installed at Venture...

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The Courtside Clinician: Athletic Training at UNC Charlotte

   December 4, 2018
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