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Nichols College names vice president for planning

September 19, 2022

DUDLEY, Mass. – Following a national search, James Patti, an experienced leader in higher education administration, has been named Nichols College’s vice president for planning. Patti joins the leadership team of Nichols College President Glenn M. Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, and will serve a key role advancing Sulmasy’s vision for the college. Patti brings extensive experience […]

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Nichols College surges into US News Best Colleges rankings

September 13, 2022

DUDLEY, MA – Nichols College has earned recognition in the 2022-23 US News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.   In the competitive Regional Universities North category, the college was ranked #34 as a Top Performer in Social Mobility and #121 overall out of a pool of 181 ranked institutions.  The Regional Universities-North category covers a geographic area […]

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Nichols College officially opens academic year with Convocation

September 6, 2022

The Class of 2026 received a resounding Bison welcome on August 31, as Nichols College officially opened the academic year with the 2022 Convocation. The incoming class processed across Center Road and over Budleigh Hill amid cheers and applause from hundreds of upperclassmen, faculty, and staff lining the walkway. As they entered the Athletic Center, […]

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As Bison kickoff the 2022 season, Assistant Coach Acres reflects on Green Bay Packers summer fellowship

August 24, 2022

DUDLEY, Mass. As the Nichols College Bison football team returns to practice for the 2022 season, offensive line graduate assistant coach Qamar Acres will bring new insights and greater experience to his role on the sidelines, thanks to a summer fellowship he completed with the Green Bay Packers. Acres was one of 12 coaches who […]

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World-renowned glaciologist at Nichols College embarks on 39th climate change visit to the North Cascades

July 26, 2022

Mauri Pelto, PhD, professor of environmental science and associate provost at Nichols College, is heading into the field for the 39th consecutive summer to measure and communicate the impact of climate change on glaciers of the North Cascades in Washington.

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Crowley appointed enrollment chief at Nichols College

June 27, 2022

Nichols College President Glenn M. Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, has announced the appointment of Michael Crowley as vice president for enrollment management, effective July 11, 2022.

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Nichols College Named A College Of Distinction In 2022-2023 Cohort

June 15, 2022

Nichols College has been recognized for its honorable commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. As an institution whose primary goals are based on student success and satisfaction, Nichols College claims its honor as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction.

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Nichols College Further Proves its Commitment to Being a Military-Friendly College with Unveiling of the “Challenge Coin”

June 13, 2022

Further bringing to life the military and veteran affiliation that runs deep in its roots, Nichols College is proud to announce today the unveiling of its new military-inspired “Challenge Coin”.

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Nichols College graduates hear life lessons from Bruins GM Sweeney 

May 12, 2022

Nichols College conferred 504 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2022 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., as keynote speaker Don Sweeney, general manager of the Boston Bruins, shared life lessons from his nearly 40-year career with the NHL.  

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Nichols College names Cynthia Begin to Board of Trustees

May 2, 2022

Cynthia A. Begin has been elected to the Board of Trustees at Nichols College. She will begin her term of service at the board’s May 2022 meeting.

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A Team Player – Nichols College trustee Jim Brown ‘87

April 6, 2022

Jim Brown ’87, of Sudbury, MA, is a Nichols College trustee.

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Bruins GM Don Sweeney to deliver Nichols College graduation address

April 1, 2022

Nichols College has announced that Don Sweeney, general manager of the Boston Bruins, will be the keynote speaker at its 2022 Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m. at the DCU Center in Worcester. He will receive an honorary degree, along with Gail Carberry, Ed.D., retired president of Quinsigamond Community College, and Rick Green, co-founder and CEO of 1A Auto.

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