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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...full story
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”...full story
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...full story
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 6:57 PM
Professor Emeritus of History James Conrad, Jr. may be the most qualified person to tell the story of Nichols College.
Besides his long teaching career on campus, his father, James Conrad, Sr., founded the school as a two-year college in 1931, with just 11 students at first, and served as its...full story
Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 7:32 PM
Nichols Professor Joanne Newcombe spent part of the just-completed holiday break in Beirut, Lebanon, not on vacation but on a mission to better prepare teachers in that country.
Newcombe, who heads the Nichols Education Preparation Program and also serves as Associate Dean of Liberal Arts,...full story
Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 6:02 PM
Eight Nichols seniors have been recognized by the publication Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, which identifies students who have distinguished themselves on both the academic and extracurricular fronts.
The students (pictured in front of Conrad Hall with Nichols...full story
Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 4:21 PM
Once again, the most recent Nichols graduates have proved big winners in their job searches. Six months after receiving their degrees, 91% of the respondents from the Class of 2012 are employed full time, according to a just-completed survey announced by the Career Services Office.
The latest...full story
Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 5:49 PM
Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer recently announced that the college has received an unrestricted gift of $5 million from an anonymous donor.
In making the announcement, Engelkemeyer noted that, along with the opening of The Fels Student Center, “this historic gift from an...full story
Thursday, December 13, 2012, 3:21 PM
For 20 years, former lead investigator Thomas Foley led a criminal investigation that resulted in the capture of mob chief, James “Whitey” Bulger, and his indictment for 19 murders. Foley shared his experiences to a captivated audience of current Criminal Justice Management majors, accepted...full story
Monday, December 03, 2012, 6:31 PM
For the past century, “Be Prepared” has served as the unfailing motto of the Girl Scouts of America. Over the past term, a marketing class at Nichols has been devoting its resources to helping the Girl Scouts of Connecticut better prepare for the future.
Along the way, the students—all seniors...full story