Nichols College News & Events

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Will the Real Walt Whitman Please Stand Up!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 4:36 PM

Actor Stephen Collins portrayed one of America’s most notable poets and father of free verse, Walt Whitman, at the Currier Center on September 14. The lively introduction to Whitman’s poems is just one of several events sponsored by the Fischer Institute to celebrate the sesquicentennial or...

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CJM Students Experience a Prison Program First-Hand

Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 1:35 PM




Professor Charbonneau’s Corrections II class experienced first-hand the Family Connections Program available to fathers in the New Hampshire State Men’s Prison at Concord.

The Program helps inmates connect to their children on the outside through books. Sara Backer, who works as...

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Painted Narratives and Character Studies Inspire Nichols Students

Monday, September 12, 2011, 2:42 PM

On Friday, September 9th, the Fischer Institute Art Gallery Opening featured the work of Suzanne Schireson. Schireson attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and completed a joint BFA through the University of Pennsylvania. In 2008, she received her MFA from Indiana University.


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Nichols Recognizes 54th Massachusetts Volunteers

Monday, September 12, 2011, 9:36 AM

What better way for Massachusetts to observe the anniversary of the Civil War than taking a hard look at “Glory,” a film which featured one of the first official black units in the United States — the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, headed by the son of an influential...

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Music Therapy Is Good for the Soul

Monday, September 05, 2011, 11:16 AM

On September 2nd, Dr. Dorrie Nang’s Fundamentals of Music class was treated to a presentation by a board certified music therapist in the Currier Center at Nichols College.

Coro graduated from the music therapy program at Molloy College in Long Island, New York, and has a private practice...

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Welcome Bicentennial Class!

Friday, September 02, 2011, 10:08 AM

As a bridge between Nichols proud historical roots and promise of advancement in a global economy, the Class of 2015 is graduating in the same year we celebrate our bicentennial.

Faculty and staff have redoubled their efforts to make the academic year successful by giving retention a priority....

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Nichols Welcomes Study Abroad Students

Thursday, September 01, 2011, 5:00 PM

President Susan Engelkemeyer is surrounded by students at a reception in the Black Tavern Inn.

Left to right: Emily Reardon, International Admissions Counselor; Stefany Mendez, Washington Center; Lindsay McKellick, Regents College, London; Caroline Burke, Regents College, London; Lindsay...

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SHOWDOWN published by Dr. Thomas G. Smith

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 3:44 PM

Nichols history chair, Dr. Thomas G. Smith has a new book out this fall called SHOWDOWN: JFK and the Integration of the Washington Redskins. It’s set in 1961, when the only professional football team without a black player on its roster was the Washington Redskins. Opposing the Redskin’s...

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Nichols Joins the SAT Optional Movement

Friday, August 19, 2011, 1:56 PM

Nichols College in Dudley, MA, has joined a growing number of colleges responding to criticism about the fairness of SAT scores. For the first time, high school students applying for fall 2012 enrollment at Nichols do not have to submit SAT test scores if they have a grade point average of 3.0...

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5th Annual Shrewsbury Street College Shuffle Set for Sept. 10th

Friday, August 19, 2011, 1:42 PM

The 5th Annual Shrewsbury Street College Shuffle 2011, the biggest food festival in Worcester that’s just for college communities (including students, faculty, staff and families), is set for Saturday, September 10th from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. along Shrewsbury Street in Worcester.

The schedule...

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