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NECHA President's Message

July 1 - In the midst of summer, it's a time for reflection, regrouping, and hopefully, some relaxation! I enjoyed seeing many colleagues at ACHA's recent annual meeting in San Antonio. Location, and hence, travel expense matters as over 400 NECHA colleagues attended the meeting last year in Boston. This year, just under 80 gathered in Texas. Perhaps they're all saving up for NECHA 2014 at Wentworth by the Sea!

Congratulations to several people from New England - Chad Henderson, lifetime achievement award; Gerri Taylor, ACHA fellow; Haley MCarthy, new professional award. Click here for details.

Nominations for the 2014 Louise Gazzara and President's awards, along with applications for this year's NECHA Grant are currently under review. Stay tuned as we announce the recipients in the fall issue of NECHA e-News!

Enjoy your summer!

Denise McGoldrick, MS, MCHES President, NECHA

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NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health

Registration for NECHA 2014: Making Waves in College Health is open. The preliminary agenda is now online and a complete e-brochure are will be available to share with you very, very soon.

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

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

Four Pre-Meeting Workshops will entice you to arrive early -

  • Beyond the Weight Police: Working Effectively with Eating Disorders Students
  • Next Level Social Marketing: Applying the 4 Ps
  • ADA Issues with Jeannie Kincaid & Panel
  • Annual Nurse Managers Workshop

Exhibitor & Sponsor invitation: click here.

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NECHA e-News

The Spring/Summer issue of NECHA e-News is now online! Catch the details of how to apply for the Annual NECHA Grant, nominate a colleague for the NECHA President's or Louise Gazzara awards - extended deadline is Monday, June 30!

This issue also gives you a sneak peak at NECHA's 2014 Annual Meeting: Making Waves in College Health.

Click here to view the Spring/Summer 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 Saratoga Springs, 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!