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Center for Excellence in Advancing Leadership, Partnerships, and Scholarship (ALPS)



ALPS (Advancing Leadership, Partnerships, and Scholarship), the College of Health Professions' Center of Excellence, is dedicated to supporting the academic mission of the College of Health Professions through external funding, facilitation of faculty scholarship, student opportunities, partnerships, and leadership development.


The Center provides opportunities for faculty to develop their scholarship in education, research and practice through a variety of partnerships at the local, national and international levels, and access to internal and external funding. Click to learn more about CHP-facilitated research

Leadership Development

The Center facilitates student-centered learning experiences that further enhance the high-quality professional education of College of Health Professions students to prepare them to embrace the professional challenges in health care in the 21st Century. The Center promotes leadership development in nursing and health care. Visit the ALPS website for more information.