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Alumnus K. Michael Robbins ’80 is honored by Cornerstone Bank with Scholarship

Nichols College announces the creation of the K. Michael Robbins Endowed Scholarship.  Cornerstone Bank, a community bank with 12 locations in central Massachusetts have rallied to support this scholarship effort in honor of Robbins’ retirement as Cornerstone Bank CEO.  They have raised over $15,000 to support students at Nichols College.

This scholarship will be awarded to students from the central, Massachusetts community, both incoming and returning students are eligible.

Current CEO, Todd Tallman shared, “We are proud to help students achieve their educational goals, especially those who live and learn in our community all while honoring Mike’s commitment and achievement as long-time leader of Cornerstone Bank.”

“Mike is a distinguished alumnus who proudly represents the ideals values of Nichols College as a business leader in the community.” said Bill Pieczynski, vice president of advancement at Nichols College.  “This scholarship will provide local students with the opportunity to pursue a dynamic career focused education, the same valuable experience that benefitted Mike.  We are grateful to Cornerstone Bank for helping to fund this scholarship as a way to honor Mike on his retirement.”

Nichols College offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards for full-time students who demonstrate a need for financial aid and/or a strong track record of academic performance.  In addition, Nichols College offers restricted and endowed scholarships for students that meet eligibility criteria.

To learn more about scholarship and grants available at Nichols College please visit our Scholarships and Grants page.

About Nichols College

Nichols College is a college of choice for business and leadership education as a result of its distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning, both in and out of the classroom, and through impactful research and professional education. Students thrive in a learning and living environment that is supported by an experiential business curriculum and a strong liberal arts foundation aimed at transforming them into tomorrow’s leaders. Nichols offers master’s degrees in business, leadership, accounting, and counterterrorism, as well as a range of certificate programs, to promote career advancement for today’s professionals.