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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...
Dates: 1990-2000 (bulk 1991-1997)
Overview The Northeastern University (NU) College of Nursing opened in 1964 with two programs: a three-year cooperative associate degree program and a five-year cooperative bachelor's degree program. The program was supported by Massachusetts General, Beth Israel, and Children's hospitals. The college's associate degree program was accredited in 1968 and the bachelor's degree program in 1972. Answering the demand for continuing education opportunities, the College of Nursing established a Licensed...
Overview In 1997, the College of Nursing merged with the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, continuing its graduate and undergraduate programs as the School of Nursing within Bouvé. The merger was intended to raise the profile of health sciences programs at Northeastern and to improve opportunities for collaboration across the health sciences. In 1995, the College of Nursing, along with the Boston-based Center for Community Health Education and Research (CCHER), founded the Health Careers Academy, a high...