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College Events

The College of Natural and Health Sciences' holds several events throughout the year in recognition of students and faculty&staff.  Student and faculty&staff recognition events happen annually in the Spring semester. Below are some highlights from our recognition events. 

Student Recognition Events

Academic Scholar Awards

On Sunday, April 17, 2016, 73 NHS undergraduate students were honored at the NHS Academic Scholar Awards for their outstanding scholarship, leadership skills, and their promise for the future in their program. Students were nominated by faculty for this prestigious award and were recognized among their peers, faculty and administration at the University Center in the Pikes Peak Ballroom at 2:00 PM.

(LtoR) Associate Dean Smith, Morgan Brosius (student speaker), Dean Gregg, Dr. Todd Dallegge (alumnus speaker)

(LtoR) Associate Dean Smith, Morgan Brosius (student speaker), Dean Gregg, Dr. Todd Dallegge (alumnus speaker)

NHS Student Council’s Undergraduate Student Leadership Award Recipients: Morgan Brosius and Adrian Ramirez, Jr pictured with Student Council Representative

NHS Student Council’s Undergraduate Student Leadership Award Recipients: Morgan Brosius and Adrian Ramirez, Jr pictured with Student Council Representative

Morgan Brossius, undergraduate student in the School of Nursing

Morgan Brossius, undergraduate student in the School of Nursing

Student scholars from Nutrition and Dietetics Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from Nutrition and Dietetics Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from the School of Biological Sciences pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the School of Biological Sciences pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the K-12 Physical Education Teaching /Physical Activity and Leadership Program pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the K-12 Physical Education Teaching /Physical Activity and Leadership Program pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the School of Mathematical Sciences pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the School of Mathematical Sciences pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the Department of Physics and Astronomy pictured with faculty from the department

Student scholars from the Department of Physics and Astronomy pictured with faculty from the department

Student scholars from the Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from the Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from the School of Sport and Exercise Science pictured with the Director of the school

Student scholars from the School of Sport and Exercise Science pictured with the Director of the school

Student scholars from the School of Nursing

Student scholars from the School of Nursing

Student scholars from the Sport Coaching Program pictured with the Associate Dean of NHS

Student scholars from the Sport Coaching Program pictured with the Associate Dean of NHS

Student scholars from the Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from the Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from the Athletic Training Program

Student scholars from the Athletic Training Program

Student scholars from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Student scholars from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Student scholars from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Student scholars from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Student scholars from Nutrition and Dietetics Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from Nutrition and Dietetics Program pictured with faculty from the program

Student scholars from the Human Services Program pictured with faculty from the school

Student scholars from the Human Services Program pictured with faculty from the school

Student Research Celebration

The College of Natural and Health Sciences’ (NHS) Student Research Celebration honors noteworthy research by NHS undergraduate and graduate students as well as exemplary research mentoring by NHS Faculty. Fundraising associated with the event benefits the NHS Student Research Fund. NHS would like to extend congratulations to all of the poster presenters, student speakers, and faculty mentor honorees. We would like to send a very special thank you to all the poster and table sponsors. View the program here to see a complete list of participants. 

(L-R) Associate Dean Smith, Dr. Morse - faculty mentor, Cierra Street - graduate speaker, John Ringler - undergraduate speaker, Matthew Semak - faculty mentor, Dean Gregg, Assistant Dean Slykhuis

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

(L-R) Associate Dean Smith, Dr. Morse - faculty mentor, Cierra Street - graduate speaker, John Ringler - undergraduate speaker, Matthew Semak - faculty mentor, Dean Gregg, Assistant Dean Slykhuis

NHS student presenting their research to a guest

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

NHS student presenting their research to a guest

NHS student with faculty research mentor Dr. Bright

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

NHS student with faculty research mentor Dr. Bright

NHS student with NHS Advisory Board Member, Mary Jo Drew

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

NHS student with NHS Advisory Board Member, Mary Jo Drew

NHS student with NHS Advisory Board Member, Wes Sargent

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

NHS student with NHS Advisory Board Member, Wes Sargent

NHS student beside their research

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

NHS student beside their research

Cierra Street, Graduate Student in the School of Mathematical Sciences, shares her research project: Active Learning as a Gender-Equitable Pedagogy in Mathematics: An Examination of Project-Based Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Peer Instruction.

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

Cierra Street, Graduate Student in the School of Mathematical Sciences, shares her research project: Active Learning as a Gender-Equitable Pedagogy in Mathematics: An Examination of Project-Based Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Peer Instruction.

John Ringler, undergraduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, shares his experiences with multiple research projects while at UNC.

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

John Ringler, undergraduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, shares his experiences with multiple research projects while at UNC.

Dr. Matthew Semak, College Award winner for undergraduate faculty research mentor, points to one of his students while speaking about college research.

13th Annual Student Research Celebration

Dr. Matthew Semak, College Award winner for undergraduate faculty research mentor, points to one of his students while speaking about college research.

FACULTY AND STAFF RECOGNITION EVENTS

Faculty and Staff Retirement Reception 

The College of Natural and Health Sciences' recognizes nine full-time faculty and staff retiring from the College. The 2017-2018 retiring faculty and staff honored in April 2018 had a combined 245 years of service to the College. From left to right, retiree's include: Ellen Gregg (Dean/SHS-ASLS), Bill Blubaugh (SMS), David Pringle (CBC) Richard Hyslop (CBC), Coni Francis (SHS-FND), Lynne Jackowiak (SHS-ASLS), Sally Anderson (ASLS/SON), Bill Hoyt (EAS), not pictured: Igor Szczyrba.

2018 NHS retirement reception

 

Spring Kickoff and College Award Ceremony

The College of Natural and Health Sciences hosts meetings throughout the academic year to pass along important college and university information as well as recognize faculty and staff accomplishments.  Recipients of the College’s awards were recognized during the spring college-wide meeting. 

NHS Group Award Winners

NHS College Award Winners

(Top Left) Kyle Bolen, Alan Morse, Rob Reinsvold, Alena Clark, Mellany Archer, Dean Ellen Gregg,(Bottom Left) Associate Dean Smith, Matthew Semak, Scott Douglas (Not Shown: Gulden Karakok and Katie Morrison)

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Alena Clark (School of Human Sciences)

Recipient of the NHS Excellence in Service Award

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Kyle Bolen (School of Sport and Exercise Science)

Recipient of the NHS Excellence in Advising Award

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Scott Douglas (School of Sport and Exercise Science)

Recipient of the NHS Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

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Rob Reinsvold (School of Biological Sciences)

Recipient of the NHS Excellence in Leadership Award

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Mellany Archer (School of Nursing)

Recipient of the NHS Outstanding Staff Award

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Matthew Semak (Dept. of Physics and Astronomy)

Recipient of the NHS Faculty Research Mentor: Undergraduate Level Award

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Alan Morse (School of Sport and Exercise Science)

Recipient of the NHS Faculty Research Mentor: Graduate Level Award