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Student Profile: Nichols Criminal Justice Major Ashley Corcoran On Mission To Work For FBI

April 15, 2019

Nichols College junior Ashley Corcoran is strong. For the past three years, she’s excelled in criminal justice and recently won that major’s most prestigious scholarship. Not to mention that she can deadlift 250 lbs.—a way station in her training as a competitive body builder. “There are so many ways to go in criminal justice, […]

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Student Profile: Three’s Not A Crowd

April 1, 2019

Hope Rudzinski was the last of three siblings to choose Nichols College, but she was not following in the footsteps of an older brother or sister who were already at the College or had graduated. In fact, she and her brother Zach and sister Carlie are triplets, and all currently juniors. “I was the last […]

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Student Profile: Richard Vazquez Aims To Be A Financial Fraud Hunter

March 6, 2019

Richard Vazquez Jr. is putting his Nichols College double major in criminal justice and accounting to good use. The senior from Methuen, Mass., has spent much of his college career learning the ins ‘n’ outs of forensic accounting—a growing field for which Nichols is preparing accounting students. Forensic accounting is the equivalent of crime scene […]

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Student Profile: Austin DuVarney Is A Communicator, Photographer, Traveler

February 11, 2019

Excellent communicator. Serious photographer. Loves traveling abroad. Wants to give back. You might find these personal descriptions on a good resume. Or on an online dating site. For Nichols College senior Austin DuVarney, however, they speak to his experiences as a student and his aspirations as a graduate. Unlike most of his business-oriented classmates, DuVarney—a […]

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Student Profile: For Ian Spencer, Charity Starts At Center Ice

February 5, 2019

Nichols College senior Ian Spencer co-captains the men’s ice hockey team and has played a big role in the team’s winning seasons over the past four years. He points to last year’s Commonwealth Coast Conference championship and the team’s performance in the NCAA Division III tournament as the high points in his playing career. “We won […]

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Student Profile: From Haiti To Nichols

January 25, 2019

Nichols College junior Lynn Thibault has only a short commute from Webster, Mass., to get to campus every day, but she’s come much farther than that. She arrived in America as a child, along with thousands of others, from Haiti after a devastating earthquake in 2010. “I came here when I was 13. I was traumatized […]

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Student Profile: Brian Edmands Has A Busy First Year

January 4, 2019

First-year Nichols College student Brian Edmands is a sport management major, an Emerging Leader, and an Honors Scholar. “I fell in love with Nichols, and it ended up being the only school that I applied to,” he recalled, noting that he got accepted in August before his senior year of high school through Nichols […]

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Student Profile: Aiming For A Different Kind Of Sports Career

December 17, 2018

Sarah Williams has involved herself in athletics for most of her college career. But the Nichols College senior from Enfield, Conn., hasn’t filled the role of leading scorer or stalwart defender. Rather, she has focused on the operations and finances that keep college teams on the field, court, and ice. A major in sport management […]

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Student Profile: Colin Brown Is A Proud Nichols Alumnus In The Making

November 30, 2018

Nichols College senior and future financial analyst Colin Brown heard about the College a lot earlier than most of his classmates. “Actually, my mom’s an alumna,” he said. “Throughout my college application process, she always said ‘Check Nichols out.’” Mom turned out to be right. “I completely fell in love with the atmosphere, the […]

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Student Profile: Nichols Sports Star, Leader, And More

November 16, 2018

If you’re looking for Nichols College junior Lindsey Gerzabek these late fall afternoons, you can find her skating down the right-wing during practices for the women’s ice hockey team. But she also came to Nichols from her hometown of Branford, Conn., to play for the women’s lacrosse squad, for which she will serve as […]

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Student Profile: James Singletary ’19 Is A Nichols ‘Man Of Distinction’

November 7, 2018

Senior James Singletary is a man of distinction who has become a powerful contributor to the life of the Nichols College campus and surrounding community. He arrived his first year focused on football after a successful high school career in his central Massachusetts hometown of Marlborough. It didn’t take long, however, for Singletary—a double […]

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Nichols College Partners With Regional Accounting Firm Wolf & Company To Design Custom Graduate Degree

May 24, 2018

DUDLEY, Mass.—It’s one of the first of its kind in the nation: Nichols College Graduate & Professional Studies has partnered with the regional accounting firm Wolf & Company, P.C., to tailor a graduate degree for its employees so that what they learn prepares them to work in the dynamic accounting industry of today. The Nichols/Wolf […]

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