UNCG Gerontology Program

School of Health and Human Sciences

Today the UNCG Gerontology Program proudly celebrates
student accomplishments and awards with our 2015-2016 graduates!

(Pictured are Hanjong Cho, Kristin Spence, Dr. Rebecca Adams, Leslie Harris, Holly Sluder, and Brenda Jones.)

Our congratulations to:

December 2015:
Janet Webb, M.S. Gerontology

May 2016:
Melissa Leonard, Post Baccalaureate Gerontology
Leslie Harris, M.S. Gerontology
Holly Sluder, M.S. Gerontology
Kristin Spence, M.S. Gerontology

August 2016 … soon:
Hanjong Cho, M.S. Gerontology
Shea Chrismon, Post Baccalaureate Gerontology

Awards included:

  • Outstanding Gerontology Post Baccalaureate Certificate Student … Melissa Leonard
  • Gerontology Student Portfolio Award … Kristen Spence
  • Health & Human Sciences (HHS) Pacesetter Award … Dr. Joo Hyung Han
  • HHS Kappa Omicron Nu  Honor Society Award … Leslie Harris and Kristin Spence
  • HHS Outstanding Gerontology Student Award … Leslie Harris

  • Special thanks also to local Preceptors who
    guide each student’s professional development:

    Alissa Watson of Well-Spring Home Care
    Garrett Saake of Well-Spring Retirement Community
    Lia Miller of the Creative Aging Network, NC
    Kathy Long of the Elizabeth & Tab Williams Adult Day Center
    Dr. Sudha Shreeniwas of the UNCG Human Development & Family Studies department
    Dr. Janice Wassel of the UNCG Gerontology Program.