UNC Charlotte School of Nursing Faculty PARTICIPATES in Local Food Drive Effort

UNC Charlotte’s School of Nursing recently demonstrated its commitment to community welfare by promoting a local food drive. Dr. Carolyn Horne and Laura Magennis generously donated their time to deliver an assortment of food items to the Jamil Niner Food Pantry. The donation was made possible through a successful food drive organized by the nursing […]

Alumna Dr. Yvette Miller: An Evolution of Excellence at the American Red Cross

by: The American Red Cross A powerhouse in transfusion medicine, Dr. Yvette Miller is helping to shape clinical practices, broaden awareness and understanding into the plights of those living with sickle cell disease and how blood donors who are Black can help. With a long-distinguished career at the American Red Cross, she serves as the […]

The Charlotte Ledger: Lifelike simulators at UNC Charlotte’s School of Nursing give students hands-on practice

Story by Michael J. Solender (The Charlotte Ledger) Early in nursing educator Melinda Pierce’s teaching career, her students practiced administering injections into the flesh of an orange instead of a patient. Today, Pierce’s teaching tools don’t involve citrus. Leading the way are high fidelity patient simulators, life-sized robotic patients that present her students with symptoms. […]

Professor Starts Online Test Prep Center for International Nurses

The Journey of an International Nurse Jhordin James C. Montegrico was born in Ballesteros, a small town in northern Luzon, the Philippines’ largest and most populous island. It is a region of rugged mountains, lush rainforests, and beautiful coastlines. He earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. He […]

Meet the Graduate: Brandon Carmen

Brandon Carmen grew up in New Jersey until he was 16. He was active in high school and volunteered in health clinics and school organizations. He was very interested in science and math and always found serving others to be richly rewarding because of his own personal experiences in healthcare. A member of the Class […]