Practice, Service and Research Opportunities

Twin Counties Partnership Health Survey in Nash and Edgecombe County

Volunteers are needed to help conduct a community health survey on March 16-18 (Nash County) and March 30-April 1 (Edgecombe County). Volunteers will receive free lunch on survey days, a t-shirt and a special thank-you gift for assisting our community. Volunteers that drive a personal vehicle will receive a $10 gas card for each day… Read more »

Special Event: Advocacy for Public Health

Crafting Richer Messages for Public Health in a Turbulent Political Environment Description Many of us in public health are struggling to make sense of the current political environment and to determine how to go forward to address our communities in pain. Please join us for a discussion on advocacy in public health in a turbulent… Read more »

Hurricane Matthew Relief Trips

As communities across eastern North Carolina deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, efforts continue at Carolina to aid in many aspects of recovery. Individuals and groups of staff, faculty and students have already made several relief trips. The Carolina Center for Public Service, together with the campus and community partners, is organizing campus-wide relief… Read more »

Hurricane Matthew Relief for North Carolina

When a natural disaster strikes North Carolina, students, alumni, faculty and staff organize to provide assistance to those in need. Many communities have suffered in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and will continue to need support in the coming months as they work to rebuild their communities and their lives. At the UNC Gillings School… Read more »

After-School at Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association (RENA)

The Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood is a historically African-American community in Chapel Hill, with origins dating back to the 1700s. In 2007, this socially cohesive and culturally rich community of approximately 85 households founded a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization — the Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association (RENA). As a community-organizing group, RENA provides a place to gather, share, and celebrate… Read more »

Social marketing campaign to increase awareness for colorectal cancer screening

The North Carolina Colorectal Cancer Roundtable is a group comprised of public health leaders from across the state who aim to reduce the burden of colorectal cancer in North Carolina through prevention and early detection. To achieve this, a number of working groups have been established, one of which focuses primarily on public education and… Read more »

Public Health and the Inter-Faith Council Community Kitchen

Once a month, Gillings School students, faculty, staff and alumni come together to cook and serve a meal at the local Inter-Faith Council (IFC) Community Kitchen near campus. This event occurs on the third Monday of every month and volunteers can participate in one or multiple shifts as their schedule allows. The first shift, from… Read more »