News

  1. Nichols Receives Transformational Gift

    18 December 2012

    Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer recently announced that the college has received an unrestricted gift of $5 million from an anonymous donor.
  2. Lead Investigator Describes Saga of Mobster’s Capture

    13 December 2012

    Foley shared his experiences to a captivated audience of current Criminal Justice Management majors, accepted students and interested staff and faculty in the new Fels Student Center on December 4th.
  3. Marketing Class Develops Strategic Plan for Girl Scouts

    3 December 2012

    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.
  4. Two Alumni Receive 40 Under 40 Award

    3 December 2012

    Debra Minor ’03 and John Peculis ’01 are among 40 Worcester-area entrepreneurs and business leaders chosen by the magazine in its annual “40 Under 40” awards program.
  5. President, Donors Dedicate Fels Student Center

    20 November 2012

    Using matching pairs of golden scissors, longtime benefactor and former Nichols Interim President Gerald Fels and his wife Marilyn cut a red ribbon on Friday, November 16th to officially open the College’s new $10 million Student Center that bears their name.
  6. Presidential Election Grabs Student Body

    20 November 2012

    The Nichols History and Political Science Departments went all out this past month to keep students engaged in the political process and the presidential election.
  7. Sports Management Majors Hear from Red Sox Marketing Guru

    12 November 2012

    Dr. Steinberg, the Senior Advisor to the President/CEO of the Boston Red Sox, spoke to a group of more than 100 Nichols College students and staff on Sunday, November 4.
  8. President Hosts Women’s Leadership Group

    2 November 2012

    More than two dozen women administrators at Leadership Brunch come away with a wealth of ideas for climbing the ladder in academia.
  9. Panels Give Seniors Head Start on Career Search

    22 October 2012

    Three days of lunchtime panel on careers in academia, business, and the non-profit sector provided seniors and other upperclassmen a detailed look into their futures in a program presented by the Nichols Office of Career Services.
  10. Music Festival Proves Enriching, Refreshing, and Lively

    22 October 2012

    On the last Saturday in September, the Nichols campus became the venue for an international music festival.
  11. Alumni Celebrate Homecoming Weekend

    4 October 2012

    More than 200 alumni and their families gathered on campus September 21 and 22 for a weekend of festivities that included a Friday night awards ceremony, Saturday brunch with President Susan West Engelkemeyer, and a full menu of athletic contests.
  12. India Comes to Nichols

    4 October 2012

    India comes to campus during the next two weeks, as the school’s Fischer Institute presents a five-event series covering Indian music, dance, and cinema, as well as economic issues in the country’s rapidly emerging economy.
  13. Dunbar Scholarship Winners Visit Philly Expo

    26 September 2012

    Two seniors at the top of their Criminal Justice Management (CJM) class spent five days earlier this month at the annual American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) convention in Philadelphia
  14. Study Abroad Students Welcomed Home

    26 September 2012

    Seniors who spent the past term studying abroad were officially welcomed back by faculty, administrators, and President Susan West Engelkemeyer
  15. Freshmen Get First Day Welcome

    10 September 2012

    Almost 350 Nichols freshmen checked in on Saturday, September 1st, and got plenty of assistance and guidance in the process.
  16. GPS Tabs New Sites

    22 August 2012

    Graduate and Professional Studies classes find new satellite campuses.
  17. Nichols, Dudley Celebrate Together

    22 August 2012

    On a pleasant early August evening, the Nichols and Dudley communities renewed their annual rite of summer.
  18. Scientist Heads to the Glaciers

    6 August 2012

    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.
  19. Going International

    30 July 2012

    The Study Abroad Program adds countries as China, Australia, and Costa Rica beckon.
  20. Alumni Brothers Win Innovation Prize

    18 July 2012

    Nichols College graduates Jason Rush ’08 and Daniel Rush ’12 have won a $15,000 prize for developing ShoutBot, a new iPhone app.
  21. From Theory to Practice

    13 July 2012

    Student proves fast study in Business and Society Management course.
  22. 311 Earn Dean’s List Honors

    22 June 2012

    Nichols College’s Office of the Registrar has announced that 311 students made the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2012.

  23. Criminal Justice Seniors Hear from Pros

    22 June 2012

    A semester-long series of guest professionals provides nearly two dozen seniors with a veritable lineup of career possibilities.
  24. Revered Prof Retires

    1 June 2012

    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.
  25. Nichols Duo Beat out Big Schools for Internships

    31 May 2012

    This summer, Nichols students Emily Widdison and Taylor Ross will embark on a twelve-week paid summer internship program at the Hartford Financial Services Group.
  26. Graduate Students Visit Brazil

    22 May 2012

    During the past week and a half, Professor Marcus Goncalves expanded the school’s horizons by venturing to Brazil with his graduate International Operation Management class.
  27. 430 Students Graduate from Nichols College

    8 May 2012

    Led into their graduation ceremony by a bagpiper in full tartan regalia and supported by the cheers of family and friends, 430 Nichols students received their degrees Saturday.
  28. Student Showcase Draws a Crowd

    5 May 2012

    The lunch crowd found more than the usual fare to digest on April 24th, as they strolled through the Second Annual Student Showcase.
  29. Seniors Set Their Aim at Target

    2 May 2012

    For 2012 grads Ed Baia, Alexa Boucher, and Julianne Proulx, internships this past summer with Target Corporation paid off.
  30. Popular Music Students Sing with Folk Legend

    2 May 2012

    On April 1st, Professor Christina Weiss took her Popular Music class to the Hanover Theatre in Worcester for a concert headlined by Peter Yarrow, formerly of Peter, Paul & Mary.
  31. Trustee Fetes Faculty, Midwest Scholars

    20 April 2012

    For one evening on March 27th, Daniels Auditorium was transformed into a banquet hall, as longtime Trustee Robert Kuppenheimer ’69 recognized the work of Nichols faculty and staff, as well as the current recipients of the scholarships that bear his name.
  32. Boxer, ESPY Winner Speaks at Daniels Auditorium

    20 April 2012

    Dewey Bozella spoke to a room full of students in Daniels Auditorium on March 28th. He shared his inspirational story of false imprisonment that made him fight 32 years for his freedom.
  33. Sports Management Alums Map Roads to Success

    16 April 2012

    On March 22nd, a panel of six Nichols alumni shared the sundry routes they have taken to notable positions in the sports industry, from the National Basketball Association to the New Balance athletic footwear company.
  34. Noted Sports Columnist to Speak at Commencement

    5 April 2012

    Celebrated Boston Globe sports columnist and nationally renowned author Dan Shaughnessy will give the commencement address at Nichols College on Saturday, May 5th.
  35. Scoring an Internship TD

    28 March 2012

    Nichols Senior, Mackenzie Walsh, ran the equivalent of a perfect pass route when she networked her way into an internship with the high-flying New England Patriots football team earlier this year.
  36. Career Fair Takes Center Stage

    27 March 2012

    The world of work came to campus on March 6th, as recruiters from almost 75 companies, government agencies, and non-profits met with more than 300 Nichols juniors, seniors, and alumni at Nichols’ annual Career and Internship Fair.
  37. Female Students Told to Aim High

    13 March 2012

    “Aim for the highest rather than the mediocre. Do something because no one else has done it before,” was the message nearly 70 first-year female students heard as they came together for a night of food, fun and informational sessions.
  38. Sports Management Students Use Net and Networking Skills at Major Tennis Event

    7 March 2012

    While the heavy hitting between top tennis players from the United States and Belarus took place in the Fed Cup at Worcester’s DCU Center over the weekend of February 4th and 5th, two dozen Nichols Sports Management majors made their own mark earlier in the week.
  39. MacArthur Winner Dishes Dirt at Davis

    2 March 2012

    While fellow scientists have focused with increasing urgency on the problems of global warming, one expert argues that an equally notable threat lurks underfoot, and there’s something that we can do about it.
  40. Minding Your Own Business

    21 February 2012

    On Wednesday, February 8th, 130 undergraduate and MBA students packed the central hall of Nichols’ Conant Library to get a firsthand knowledge about what it takes to start a business, courtesy of Nichols alumna and recently-turned entrepreneur Kim McCarthy.
  41. Where Writing Meets Meditation

    13 February 2012

    It’s mid-morning in an Academy Hall classroom, and 16 freshmen sit quietly at their desks in front of blue books and white instruction sheets. They look like any group about to take a final exam—except that it’s the beginning of the spring term, their eyes are closed, and their writing teacher is providing a unique set of guidelines.
  42. 322 Students Make Dean’s List

    13 February 2012

    Nichols College’s Office of the Registrar has announced that 322 students made the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2011.

  43. Students Forge Global Connections

    3 February 2012

    In front of a warming fire at the Black Tavern on the last afternoon in January, about a dozen Nichols students shared stories of the world they had discovered during a fall semester abroad.
  44. Senior Gets Jump on Her Career

    30 January 2012

    Senior Bonnie Alvarado may be plowing through her final term at Nichols, but her new career is already off and running.