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NECHA President's Message

October 21 - NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health is just one week away! On behalf of the entire board, I thank you for your support of the Association over the past year.

Online voting has now ended for the 2014-2015 Board Election. If you have not yet voted but have registered for the Meeting, you will receive a ballot on site. You will then have until Thursday, Oct. 30 (by noon) to vote. Five positions are open for the coming academic year:

  • President-elect: a 3-year commitment, one year as president-elect, followed by one year as president, then one year as past president
  • Secretary: one-year term
  • Treasurer: one-year term
  • Members-at-Large: two 2-year terms

Board member positions are described in our by-laws.

225 college health professionals are signed up for the Meeting. Expect to see a good mix of old and new faces!

Denise McGoldrick, MS, MCHES
President, NECHA

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NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health

Registration numbers are climbing and it's almost show time for NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health!

Download the updated e-brochure and share it with the world!

Click here to learn more about NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health.

Highlights:

Keynote: Discovering Bias: Challenges & Opportunities for Organizational Diversity - Keith Maddox, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology at Tufts University

Thursday General Session: The Sexual Violence on Campus and School's' Obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) - Trina Ingelfinger, Esq. Chief Attorney at US Dept of Education Office of Civil Rights

Featured Sessions:

Thursday Afternoon: Lock, Lights, Out of Sight: Security Planning for Heath Services

Friday Morning: DBT in the College Population: Advanced Application of Core Skills and Principles. This three-hour session will cover two concurrent session time slots.

Join us! [click here for more information]

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NECHA e-News

The Fall issue of NECHA e-News is now online! Catch the latest updates on NECHA 2014, announcement of our Grants and Awards, and more!

In this issue:

  • Meet Member-at Large Kathy Kelleher
  • What a NECHA member really means
  • ACHA award recipients from New England
  • To-date listing of NECHA 2014 supporters
  • NECHA Board election info
  • EVD and college campus preparation
  • Maine Tobacco Free Network update

Click here to view the Fall issue of NECHA e-News.

Thanks for Student Health 101 for their support of NECHA e-News!

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2013 Combined Annual Meeting Recap

Thanks to a record crowd at a Combined Meeting; Together, we are more!

Click here to view the handouts.

Looking ahead, stay tuned for announcements of future meetings:
2015 - New York State College Health Association hosts in Albany, NY
2016 - Newport, Rhode Island
2017 - Burlington, Vermont

Quote from a 2013 Combined Meeting attendee: The meeting was very well organized, the food was marvelous, and most importantly, the workshops I attended were excellent!