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Engaging Schools in Mindfulness-Based Programming

April 12, 2022

This presentation will highlight the potential benefits and challenges of engaging schools in new programming during COVID, and how we built a partnership in this context. School district partners/administrators will share their motivation for partnering, how the program aligns with … Continued

Community Leadership Development in Eastern Carteret County

March 28, 2022

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, through their philanthropic collaborative problem-solving program, has funded a multi-year effort in eastern Carteret County to engage the community to build their own capacity for community resilience. As part of that effort, UNC faculty acted … Continued

Increase Access to Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

March 23, 2022

How Communities Can Partner to Increase Access to Summer Meals for Kids and Teens The Carolina Hunger Initiative at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention partnered with the NC Department of Public Instruction on 2021 Summer Nutrition … Continued

Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars

March 23, 2022

Building Bridges Between Communities and Carolina Faculty for 15 Years The Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program, in its 15th year, is currently working with its eighth two-year cohort of Carolina faculty. The program is a faculty development initiative on the … Continued

Rural Pharmacy Scholars

March 22, 2022

Offering a Graduate Certificate in Rural Pharmacy Health as a Strategy in Addressing Healthcare Workforce Development The presentation will focus on the Rural Pharmacy Health Certificate program which has been uniquely offered on the Asheville campus of UNC Eshelman School … Continued

Restoring Moms: A Journey of Healing with Horses

March 11, 2022

Program Description By April Parker, MSW, LCSW In the fall of 2019, a group of women experiencing postpartum depression, anxiety, trauma or other maternal mental health issues, gathered at the Shepherd Youth Ranch in Creedmoor, North Carolina, to work with … Continued