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PCS Interim Department Chair Dr. Melissa R. Floyd-Pickard (Social Work) received new funding from the Guilford County Department of Public Health for the project “Expansion of the GCSTOP Program in Guilford County.” Dr. Jay Poole is co-principal investigator investigator on the project. According to the abstract, the Guilford County Solutions To the Opioid Problem program […]

PCS Associate Professor Dr. Emily Janke (Institute for Community and Economic Engagement) received new funding from Cone Health System for the project “Advancing LEAP: Lifetime Eating and Physical Activity Practices.” Dr. Lauren Haldeman is co-principal investigator on the project. This funding will provide administrative support to extend the efforts of the LEAP collaborative. LEAP is […]

Dr. Omari Dyson was awarded a grant in collaboration with Dr. Christopher Rhea from UNCG’s Department of Kinesiology and Dr. Jared McGuirt from UNCG’s Department of Nutrition. The grant of $10,000 is sponsored by DHHS Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) and will help in the goal of “designing and testing a community context driven evidence-based […]

PCS professor, Dr. Jeremy Rinker, has a book soon to be published on November 9th, 2018. The book, Identity, Rights, and Awareness: Anticaste Activism in India and the Awakening of Justice through Discursive Practices, is based on his extensive time visiting India and researching the effects of the centuries old caste system. Click the link to read more! […]

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) has created a new award that recognizes the growing need for research-informed leadership in higher education. Today, CUMU announced that Emily Janke, Ph.D., is the first recipient of the Barbara A. Holland Scholar-Administrator Award. Read the article on Yes! Weekly here! Dr. Emily Janke

We invite you to join us for the 2018 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis to be held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, October 21-23. The Keynote speaker for the Community Engagement track is Emily Janke, Associate Professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Department and Director of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (University of North Carolina – Greensboro). Emily‘s session titled “Rethinking What We […]