Historical Sketch

1997 Mar. Government of Niigata Prefecture Initiated a Conference and Published the Report: "Building up Advanced Nursing Education in Niigata Prefecture"
Sep. Submitted a petition about "Expectations on establishing a Nursing College " from Nursing Care Groups in Niigata Prefecture
1999 Feb. Applied to the Governor of Niigata Prefecture to establish the Niigata College of Nursing
Apr. Established the Preparatory Office for the Niigata College of Nursing
2000 Mar. Established the Council for the Niigata College of Nursing
Apr. Started to build up the Facilities of the College
The basic plan for the Niigata College of Nursing was decided.
2001 Mar. Applied to the Ministry of Education and Science for a permit to establish the College
Dec. Received permission from the Minister of Education and Science to establish the College
2002 Jan. Completed Construction of the College
Jan.-Mar. The First Admission Examination was conducted
Apr. Established the Niigata College of Nursing, (Department: Nursing, Admission Limitation: 90, Actual Admission Number: 94)
The Governor Of Niigata Prefecture inaugurated Kieko Nakajima as the first president of the Niigata College of Nursing.
Niigata Research Institute of Nursing was also established.
May. A ceremony to inaugurate the Niigata College of Nursing was held.
2003 Feb. An Admission Examination by the Center of Admission Office of the Government was conducted.
Apr. Established a steering committee to prepare a Master Course (Graduate Programs) at the Niigata College of Nursing
2004 Sep. The System of Incorporation started and the First Admission Examination was conducted (Limitation: 10).
Dec. The First Internal Inspection and Evaluation of the College was held.
2005 Feb. The First Inspection and Evaluation of the College by an external Expert Group was held.
Mar. A Committee was established to liaise with the Joetsu University of Education for community contribution
The Governor of Niigata Prefecture approves the establishment of a Master Course at the Niigata College of Nursing
Jun. Applied to the Ministry of Education and Science for permission to establish the Master Course
Oct. Kieko Nakajima was re-selected as the President.
2006 Feb. The First Admission Examination of the Master Course was conducted.
Mar. The First Graduate Ceremony of the Undergraduate Program was held.
Apr. The First Admission Ceremony of the Master Course was held (11 Students) .
Kieko Nakajima was inaugurated as the Director of Graduate Programs.
2007 Mar. The Second Graduate Ceremony of the Undergraduate Program was held.
2008 Apr. Professor Masaharu Nakano took office as acting President of Niigata College of Nursing.
Nov. The Professorial Board of Niigata College of Nursing elected Professor Takashi Watanabe as the president.
2009 Apr. In an inauguration ceremony, the Governor of Niigata Prefecture confirmed Professor Takashi Watanabe as the second President of Niigata College of Nursing.
2013 Apr. Niigata College of Nursing became a corporate entity under law as a Public University Corporation governed by a Board. Professor Takashi Watanabe was confirmed as the Chairman of the Board.

~ March.2002

April.2002 ~

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