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Overview "A Note to You" was a classical music radio show broadcasted by WGBH and Northeastern University from Ryder Hall on Northeastern's campus. Roland Nadeau, who also started the Music Department at Northeastern, created the show in the interest of educating children on classical music. Initially, the show was broadcast on WHDH. It grew into a family show where Professor Nadeau would lecture and interview guests and use music to enhance his ideas and moved to WGBH in 1973. Running from 1963-2000,...
Overview The Boston School of Physical Education was founded in 1913. Co-founder Marjorie Bouvé became the first director. In 1925, citing differences with the corporation, Bouvé resigned from the Boston School of Physical Education and opened the Bouvé School, Incorporated. In 1930, the Boston School of Physical Education and the Bouvé School merged to form the Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education with Marjorie Bouvé as the director. In 1930, the Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education...
Overview The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (CCHERS) was established in 1991 through a grant submitted by Northeastern University's College of Nursing in partnership with six other Boston institutions to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Community Partnerships in Health Professions Education Initiative. The Center was designed to bring undergraduate medical and nursing students into the communities surrounding their schools and provide them with real-world experience as part of...
Overview The Ford Hall Forum is the nation's oldest free public lecture series. It provides a non-partisan platform for open discussion and debate on topics of public interest. The Ford Hall Forum was started in 1908 by George W. Coleman, a Boston business man and president of the Boston Baptist Social Union (BBSU), as a free series of public lectures designed to engage the public on a diverse range of issues. The model was an opening lecture, and then questions from the audience. Ford Hall Forum was...
Overview The Lowell Institute School was founded in 1903 to provide technical training to industrial workers seeking to enhance their skills. Its Alumni Association was founded in 1905 by members of the Lowell Institute School's first graduating class, the Class of 1905. The association A adopted its first Constitution in 1906 with the mission of "maintaining and increasing the interest of the graduates in the school...[and] increasing the influence and reputation of the school in the industrial...
Overview In 1927, Constantine Meriano founded the Meriano School of Pharmacy in Boston. The institution was officially incorporated in 1940 as the Boston School of Pharmacy. In 1941, the Board of Trustees initiated a four-year curriculum, and in 1943 the Massachusetts Legislature authorized the Trustees to grant the degree of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Students enrolled in a rigorous academic program that included course work in anatomy, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, physics, business, law, and...
Overview In 1978, Cindy Cohen began "From Hearing My Mother Talk," an oral history project involving interviews with 11 women in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the theme of transitions in women's lives. Cohen received funding from the Cambridge Arts Council, which published her work in 1979. This oral history project inspired Cohen to initiate the "Cambridge Women's Oral History Project" in 1980. Its success led to multiple related projects, including "Let Life Be Yours," "Transitions in Women's Lives,"...
Overview WRBB, Northeastern University's student radio station, was formed as WNEU in 1962 when a student group known as the Husky Hi-liters began broadcasting out of a small room in the basement of Ell Student Center. The Hi-liters were responsible for the University student broadcasting system which informed students of campus events and activities. In December 1962, the station began transmitting on AM radio, expanding its reach to include two dorms and other locations around campus. The following...
Overview The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Greater Boston was the first YMCA chapter in North America. It was founded in 1851 by Captain Thomas Valentine Sullivan (1800-1859), an American seaman and missionary. He was influenced by the London YMCA and saw the association as an opportunity to provide a "home away from home" for young sailors on shore leave. The Boston chapter promoted evangelical Christianity, the cultivation of Christian sympathy, and the improvement of the spiritual,...