Call for Nominations for NECHA’s President’s Award and Louise Gazzara Award are now open! We encourage you to give the recognition to someone that deserves it! The President’s Award recognizes the contributions to College Health by an individual working in the field from the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont. The Louise Gazzara Award honors a college health nurse who has made outstanding contributions to NECHA, her/his college or university, and the profession. Nominations are due by Tuesday, June 15th.
A Message From NECHA’s President
Tanya Sullivan, DNP, APRN, CNP
Assistant Clinical Director / Family Nurse Practitioner, Brown University Health Services
President, New England College Health Association
I hope this letter finds you well as we enter the spring semester. January always brings a feeling of renewal however this month feels particularly sanguine. Despite a year of unprecedented tumult, daylight hours continue to be two minutes longer each day and we have almost an hour of extra sunlight compared to last month.
Our first virtual annual meeting in December, Health Equity: Light the Way, could not have been such a success without the help of so many talented volunteers. Whether you presented a workshop, facilitated a focus group or track lunch, or helped with behind the scenes planning your impact was felt and appreciated. I’m pleased to say that we had 197 attendees, 29 concurrent workshop sessions, ten discussion groups and seven continuing education options offered. Attendees should have received virtual swag and each institution was also sent a copy of Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily & Amelia Nagoski, the amazing and authentic keynote speakers.
The theme for next year’s annual meeting is… Read More
NECHA’S HEROES KUDOBOARD
In lieau of the NECHA Awards in 2020, we decided to recognize all the amazing work being done by college healthcare providers with our kudoboard for NECHA 2020. Please take a look and feel free to add! Thank you to everyone for all your amazing work and dedication in 2020 and beyond!!