The North Carolina Center for Health & Wellness, scheduled to open at UNC Asheville in Summer 2011, has been named in honor of Wilma Sherrill, a long-time advocate for health and wellbeing for children and families. The naming was announced by UNC Asheville Board of Trustees Chairman Jim Buckner at a special gathering honoring Sherrill on Monday evening.
For those interested in its doctor of pharmacy program, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host an open house and admission information session at the University of North Carolina at Asheville on Wednesday, Sept. 29.
From line dancing and gardening to aerobics for the brain, Saturday, Sept. 25, will bring a full day of stimulating wellness activities as the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement at UNC Asheville presents Active Aging Day. The day of activities, demonstrations and classes at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 3:45 p.m. Active Aging Day is free and open to the public.
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin enrolling students in a new satellite pharmacy-education program based at the University of North Carolina Asheville in the fall of 2011.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina Board of Governors on Friday approved UNC-Chapel Hill's plan to expand its pharmacy-education program to UNC Asheville in partnership with Mission Health System.
The North Asheville Tailgate Market, a Saturday morning tradition for those who love fresh produce, herbs and flowers, will reopen for its 30th season on Saturday, April 17, on the UNC Asheville campus.
Support your health and UNC Asheville student scholarships by participating in the first UNC Asheville Wilma Sherrill Wellness Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, on the UNC Asheville campus. The family-friendly events include an easy 1.5 mile walk on UNC Asheville campus trails, free health screenings and special Kids' Zone activities. Healthy refreshments will be provided. Registration fee is $25. Proceeds benefit scholarships for student athletes pursuing a major in Health & Wellness.
UNC Asheville's Career Center will host a discussion on Women in Health and Wellness Careers at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union, Mountain Suites. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville will host a panel discussion on “Celebrating Advocacy: Asheville YWCA Working to Empower Women and Eliminate Racism” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, in UNC Asheville’s Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED -- UNC Asheville will host a screening of the Emmy-Award nominated documentary "The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo" followed by a discussion with acclaimed actress Andie MacDowell at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. The event is open to the public; donations will be accepted at the door to benefit OurVoice and Helpmate.