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Encyclopedia > Husson College
Husson College
Shaw School of Business
Established 1898
Type Private
President William H. Beardsley Ph.D
Dean Richard Stephens
Faculty 70
Students 2,000
Undergraduates 400
Location Bangor, ME, USA
Address 1 College Cir.
Bangor, ME 04401
Telephone 800.448.7766
Campus suburban (200-acres)
Nickname Eagles
Mascot Eagle
Affiliations NCAA DIII
Website www.Husson.edu

Husson College is a small college located in Bangor, Maine, USA, aptly named after its founder Chesley Husson, founded in 1898 which specializes in business and nursing. The College was originally named Shaw School of Business and was located on the second floor of a building in downtown Bangor. Enrollment was low until after World War II, when its reputation grew as a business school. Today the College has five schools: Business, Health, Education, Science and Humanities, and the New England School of Communications. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, the American Association of Physical Therapists, and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). Enrollment for the 2005-2006 academic year was over 2,000 students, with approximately 400 of those in graduate programs. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... This article is about the Maine, USA city of Bangor. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... Combatants Allied Powers: United Kingdom France Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Axis Powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Charles de Gaulle Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. ...

External links

  • Husson College website

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Husson trustees approve a school of pharmacy - Boston.com (373 words)
Husson College said Tuesday its board of trustees has unanimously approved development of what could be northern New England's only school of pharmacy.
The college hopes that the six-year program will begin in 2008, with the first doctorates in pharmacy to be awarded in 2014.
Husson said it plans to seek approval next month from the state Board of Education and with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education early next year.
International Center for Language Studies (ICLS) - Husson College (291 words)
The International Center for Language Studies (ICLS) is located on the Husson campus in the State of Maine in the scenic northeastern region of the United States known as New England.
Husson College was founded in 1898 and is the state's largest private post-secondary institution.
Husson College accepts sufficient TOEFL (www.ets.org) AND IELTS scores toward entry requirements to the International Center for Language Studies and degree programs.
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