Nichols College News & Events

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Computing Pioneer Leaves Mark on Freshman Honors Class

Monday, February 10, 2014, 3:41 PM

A freshman Business Ethics class will get a firsthand look at entrepreneurship, leadership, and ethical dilemmas later this term, courtesy of a founding member of Silicon Valley.

Edward Clarke, a professor emeritus of electrical engineering at neighboring Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a...

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Nichols Captures Best Business School Award

Friday, January 31, 2014, 4:23 PM

In its inaugural Best of Business award presentations, held on Wednesday, January 29th, the Worcester Business Journal recognized Nichols as the Best College for Business in central Massachusetts.

“Several schools have business programs and business courses,” the WBJ noted in its citation,...

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Ninety-three percent of 2013 Nichols Grads Employed

Monday, January 27, 2014, 11:38 AM

In the six months since they graduated, 93% of the Nichols class of 2013 have found jobs or entered graduate school, according to a survey released earlier this month by the school’s Office of Career Services.

The figures follow on those of the past several years, in which the rate also...

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Dean’s List Expands to More Than 400

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 3:44 PM

Four hundred and eight Nichols students earned Dean’s List or Dean’s High Honors during the just-completed fall semester.

View / Download the 2013 Dean's List (pdf)

That number represents a significant increase over the 353 undergraduates so honored for their work during the spring, 2013...

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GPS Students Complete First HyFlex Courses

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 3:39 PM

The Bridge to Business and Leadership Experience courses have become staples of Nichols’ Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) division. But during the past semester, which finished in mid-December, students found an unprecedented array of options for attending class.

“The courses are the...

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Nichols Historian Unveils New Book

Monday, December 23, 2013, 12:54 PM

Standing before a 1931 map of Nichols projected on the screen behind him, and addressing more than 200 guests in a packed Daniels Auditorium on December 16th, History Professor Emeritus James Lawson Conrad, Jr. formally introduced a history of Nichols College five years in the making and a...

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Nichols chairman makes $1 million commitment

Friday, December 13, 2013, 6:15 PM

Nichols has received a commitment of $1 million from John H. McClutchy, Jr. ’72, chairman of the Nichols Board of Trustees, and his wife, Janet.

In officially making the announcement at the President’s Society Dinner on October 18th, Nichols President Susan West Engelkemeyer thanked McClutchy...

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Nichols Alumni Talk Real World

Friday, December 13, 2013, 6:06 PM

By Dylan Rimsky ‘14, Blake Bishop ‘14, and Derrick Moore ‘14

“You have to make sure you dot your i’s and cross your t’s,” counseled Danielle Flavin ’10 to the more than 100 Nichols seniors gathered at midday in Davis Hall earlier this fall.

That was just one piece of 45 minutes worth of...

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Recent Grad Chosen by Teach for America

Thursday, December 05, 2013, 5:46 PM

Darcy Russell, ’13 has recently been selected for the 2014 Teach for America Corps, which recruits recent college graduates to teach children growing up in lower-income urban and rural communities. More than 55,000 people applied for teaching positions this year.

During the application...

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Nichols Offers New Entrepreneurship Certificate

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 4:53 PM

Nichols graduates have long gone on to start their own companies, in a range of businesses from financial services and armored car transport to commercial office cleaning and software development.

But the Nichols Certificate in Entrepreneurship, a just-launched, four-course program, is opening...

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