Nichols College News & Events

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Students Spend Spring Break Rebuilding New Orleans

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 4:24 PM

For the second year in a row, a group of Nichols students journeyed to New Orleans during their spring break—the week of March 17th—to spend 12-hour days doing demolition, putting up drywall, and installing hardwood floors.

Representing the Nichols Center for Student Involvement, seniors Mike...

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Alumnus Endows Scholarship for Dyslexic Students

Friday, April 05, 2013, 9:38 AM

Nichols alumnus James D. Wagner ’59 has established an endowed scholarship fund bearing his name and dedicated specifically for Nichols students with dyslexia.

In making the gift of nearly $380,000 – the largest outright scholarship gift in the College’s history – to create the fund,...

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Women in Business Conference Brings 150 to Campus

Monday, April 01, 2013, 2:24 PM

Nichols hosted the third annual Empowering Women in Business conference last Thursday afternoon and evening, as the almost 150 attendees in Davis Hall heard from the first woman mayor in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Admission to the event—co-hosted by the Hometown Bank and the Center for Women and...

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“Kuppy” Sponsors 14th Annual Faculty Dinner

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 1:31 PM

“It seems like whatever we ask of Kuppy, it’s a ‘Yes,’ exulted Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer, speaking from the podium at the annual Faculty Dinner on Wednesday evening, March 13th.

The dinner, a tradition since 1999, took place this year at the Inn at Woodstock Hill in...

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Annual Career Fair Draws a Crowd

Monday, March 18, 2013, 2:31 PM

The Nichols Athletic Center was filled on Wednesday afternoon, February 20th, but not by the usual Nichols teams and fans who regularly support their classmates from the bleachers.

For one thing, the uniforms looked different on this day, as more than 300 Nichols seniors, juniors, and...

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Connecticut Governor to Speak at Nichols Graduation

Thursday, March 07, 2013, 10:52 AM

Governor Dannel Malloy, the first term governor of Connecticut, will be the featured speaker at Nichols College’s annual commencement on Saturday, May 11th. He will also receive an honorary doctoral degree in Public Administration.

Nichols will also confer an honorary doctorate in Business...

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Students Combine Serious Study and Serious Work

Friday, February 15, 2013, 7:02 PM

It’s become commonplace for students at many colleges to hold down part-time jobs, either on campus or in the larger community. But three Nichols accounting majors are breaking the mold, choosing to study fulltime and work fulltime for local businesses.

The students, all juniors, have...

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Harvard Expert Maps Post-Election Future

Friday, February 15, 2013, 6:48 PM

 Before almost a full house in Davis Hall, Alex Keyssar—a professor of Social Studies and Social Policy at Harvard University’ Kennedy School of Government—gave students and faculty a vivid picture of the post-presidential election landscape, along with predictions of what likely will and will...

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Nichols Junior Turns Animator

Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 5:37 PM

Junior Melanie Gajewski, has had an animated existence at Nichols, not just because she has a lively interest in so many fields, but because she is becoming an accomplished videographer and animator.

The junior has been hired by Nichols to make videos of such events as student “move-in day”...

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386 Students Achieve Dean’s List

Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 5:18 PM

The Nichols College Office of the Registrar has announced that 386 students made the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2012. That number includes 215 undergraduates who achieved Dean’s High Honors.

The Dean’s List gives recognition to those students who achieve high grades during a single...

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