Northeastern University’s School of Nursing, part of its acclaimed Bouvé College of Health Sciences, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on November 2, 2013 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston at 6 p.m.

Boston’s WCVB-TV reporter Rhondella Richardson, a Northeastern alumna, will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Afaf I. Meleis, the Dean of University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing, will deliver a keynote address entitled, “Leading Through Partnering: Global Health for the Future.”

During the event, the School of Nursing will honor Sharon Gale, CEO of the Organization of Nurse Leaders, as a Distinguished Alumna Awardee; Jane Aroian, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Nursing Administration Program, as a Distinguished Faculty Awardeee; and Jeanette Ives Erickson, Chief Nurse and Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services at Mass General Hospital, as a Distinguished Health Care Professional.