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. In a September 1st letter to Nichols students, President Susan West-Engelkemeyer said: “For those of you who feel overwhelmed, help is all around you. The Campus Community is here to support you; all you have to do is ask. My door will always be open. If I cannot directly address your concern, I will certainly find someone who can.”
Bison Bellhops helped first-year students check into several residence halls on Friday, August 26th, and after parents bid tearful goodbyes to sons and daughters, a kick-off celebration was help in the Athletic Center gymnasium.
Hurricane Irene may have delayed classes for two days, but nothing could dampen the spirit of our warm and welcoming campus on the Hill.