Receiving this degree is very significant and important to me, as it is essential for my growth as a future healthcare leader. Working towards this degree has given me the tools and knowledge needed to manage a team, work collaboratively, and manage change in the workplace.
The 35th Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, March 29th at the Brightwood Golf and Country Club, Dartmouth. The Student Association was pleased to welcome Chris Power (MHSA ‘89) as the keynote speaker for the evening.
March 21, 2019, Andrew Holland received the Impact Award for, Student Entrepreneur of the Year, Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in generating an innovative idea, concept, or business. The student uses their leadership, vision, and focus to make their ideas come to fruition.
On January 17, the ELEMENT Mentoring Program was launched at the School of Health Administration in the Tupper Building. The program is designed to offer experiential learning, advice, and direction from key experts and professionals to prepare mentees for their careers as emerging health leaders. The program was conceived by the School of Health Administration’s Executive-in-Residence, Robert Zed, President and CEO, Triangle Strategies (MHSA ’86).
Alejandro discovered Halifax and the MHA program by chance when the cruise ship he was working on as a medical doctor made a stop in the city. "I decided to walk up to Dalhousie while we were in port," he explains. "At that time, I only knew that Dal offered an MBA program.” When he arrived on campus he was directed to the MHA program.
The Student Wellness Award is presented to the student who best demonstrates leadership in promoting and contributing to a healthy campus. The recipient of this award is a role model for health and wellness both in practice and by impacting others to lead a healthy lifestyle. This impact may be evidenced through peer-to-peer education, volunteering, service learning, global outreach or any activity that enhances quality of life and development.