Nichols College News & Events

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GPS Tabs New Sites

Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 4:20 PM

Classes in the Nichols Graduate and Professional Studies Program (GPS) will launch during the first week of September on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross and at Hanover Insurance’s Learning Center just north of downtown Worcester.

“We’re trying to make our courses more accessible...

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Nichols, Dudley Celebrate Together

Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 3:40 PM

On a pleasant early August evening, almost 150 members of the Nichols and Dudley communities renewed their annual rite of summer at the College’s 35th annual Dudley Appreciation Day Gathering.

Photo: Alan Brackett

The gathering on August 7th, with its informal buffet supper and easy...

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Scientist Heads to the Glaciers

Monday, August 06, 2012, 3:45 PM

There are plenty of ways to cool off during August, but camping out on glaciers might not be most people’s choice. That’s just what Nichols Environmental Science Professor Mauri Pelto has been doing for almost three decades.

On August 1st, Pelto set out on his annual three-week study of the...

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Going International

Monday, July 30, 2012, 2:34 PM

The Nichols Study Abroad Program is about to extend its global footprint, to China this fall and possibly to Australia for the spring term. “We’re trying to find opportunities outside of Europe, and we have more and more opportunities available,” says the program’s advisor Blanche Milligan, who...

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Alumni Brothers Win Innovation Prize

Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 4:41 PM

Nichols College graduates Jason Rush ’08 and Daniel Rush ’12 have won a $15,000 prize for developing ShoutBot, a new iPhone app. This week the brothers are submitting the app to Apple for review and approval.

The two were among almost 300 aspiring entrepreneurs in the 6th annual New Product...

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From Theory to Practice

Friday, July 13, 2012, 4:15 PM

The Watertown, Massachusetts Planning Board recently approved the construction of a 155-unit apartment complex in the city’s downtown area. The decision was typical of how such boards operate and the outcomes of their deliberations.

But to Nichols sophomore Steve Miller, the result was a big...

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311 Earn Dean’s List Honors

Friday, June 22, 2012, 4:03 PM

Nichols College’s Office of the Registrar has announced that 311 students made the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2012. That number includes 176 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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Criminal Justice Seniors Hear from Pros

Friday, June 22, 2012, 3:45 PM

“I think back to when I was in your shoes so many years ago, and to the opportunities and challenges,” says Bill Reilly, a former captain and assistant chief in the Hartford, Connecticut Police Department and the more recent founder of Finest’s a private company that provides professional...

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Revered Prof Retires

Friday, June 01, 2012, 3:50 PM

Lawrence Downs, who has steered Nichols undergraduates and MBA students through the changing field of marketing since 1979, has retired from the College at the age of 73.

Over his 33-year professorial career, Downs has drawn an enthusiastic following from current students and alumni alike. He...

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Nichols Duo Beat out Big Schools for Internships

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 10:48 AM

Update May 14, 2013: Widdison and Ross Hired for Jobs

2013 Grads Emily Widdison and Taylor Ross have both been hired for jobs in the financial services and insurance industry.

As a result of her internship at The Hartford Group during the summer of 2012, Emily Widdison has been hired for...

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