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Grant From Davis Educational Foundation To Enhance Training In The Digital Classroom At Nichols College

August 13, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced most colleges to shift from in-person to online instruction last spring, Nichols College was quick to adapt because of its experience with HyFlex, an educational model used in its graduate programs that allows students to attend class synchronously either in-person or remotely. Nichols will continue to draw […]

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Nichols College To Provide Free Covid-19 Testing As Part Of Comprehensive Return-To-Campus Plan

July 27, 2020

In careful preparation for its return to campus operations this fall, Nichols College has committed to providing free regular COVID-19 testing for students, faculty, and staff. The testing is part of a comprehensive plan designed to help ensure the safety of the college community. Other initiatives include the incorporation of personal protection

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Nichols College Earns National Recognition As A College Of Distinction

July 21, 2020

Nichols College has been recognized as a 2020-2021 College of Distinction for providing a dynamic undergraduate experience and preparing its graduates for success in the workforce. Nichols was among some 370 colleges and universities nationwide and 14 in Massachusetts to be selected for the Best Colleges of Distinction 2020 list. In addition, the college […]

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Bison On The Front Lines Of COVID-19

July 1, 2020

Here’s an understatement: 2020 has been an interesting year so far. In addition to the many behavioral and societal changes we’ve experienced, this year has seen new vocabulary sneak into our everyday conversations: social distancing, COVID-19, quarantining, PPE, and — essential workers. You’ve likely seen these essential workers stocking shelves at […]

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Amidst Pandemic, A Bison Gives Back

July 1, 2020

Maegan Roy ’22 spends her quarantine going on 7-mile bike rides, reading, and working out. But between it all, she’s delivering “batches” of food primarily to elderly residents in her community, striving to make a small but impactful difference while earning an income as an Instacart shopper. “I wanted to keep busy. Why not help […]

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Marc Creegan standing with 7 Nichols College graduates in graduation gowns

The Guy With The Bison Tattoo

June 18, 2020

You may have seen Marc Creegan in the classroom teaching. Perhaps you remember meeting him while you were participating in a mock interview on campus. Maybe you recognize him in his signature crocheted bison hat at a hockey game. You might have seen him at a Men of Distinction event. Or maybe it’s the distinctive […]

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Michael Pina throwing a football in a football game

Go Route: How A Bison Made A Big Play In Business

May 20, 2020

When Michael Pina transferred to Nichols College it was more than educational – it was transformational. Pina, who graduated from Nichols this year, is the founder of QB Velocity, a football program that helps build the skills and confidence of young players, providing them with mentorship and training. He was also starting quarterback for the […]

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Student Profile: A State Trooper In The Making

May 11, 2020

Earlier this month, Desiree Rivera graduated from Nichols in only three years, an achievement built on taking college courses through a high school program offered at the University of Connecticut. The Criminal Justice major will be entering the law enforcement field with a head start at the age of 20. It also means that she […]

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Nichols College Honors The Class Of 2020 At Virtual Celebration

May 7, 2020

On May 2 at 10 a.m., Nichols College hosted a live event on YouTube to celebrate the Class of 2020. Drawing more than 750 viewers – a number that has since quadrupled – the celebration, which was held on the same day and time of the expected in-person graduation, served as a symbolic conferral of degrees until it is safe for the college to reschedule the traditional […]

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Nick Anderson and three other persons standing next to a ventilator

A Dream Reimagined: How COVID-19 Inspired A New Path

May 7, 2020

This summer, Nick Anderson ‘21 is taking on the COVID-19 pandemic. Anderson is working with Boston-based nonprofit The Ventilator Project to provide more affordable ventilators for medical facilities around the world. Anderson is helping to recruit interns and providing social media management for the new start-up. “I’m meeting some of the most amazing people I’ve […]

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Mental Health Is A Priority At Nichols, Even During COVID-19 Crisis

April 28, 2020

Our counselors are available even though we aren’t on campus. When asked to describe Nichols College in one-word, students often say “community” or even “home.” Being away from their campus home during the Covid-19 pandemic has changed how students interact with their community. It has also challenged administrators to find innovative ways to keep students […]

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Nichols College To Advance Homeland Security Training For National Guard Members

April 23, 2020

Nichols College is now participating in the National Guard Bureau’s Homeland Security Institute (HSI) University Program, which assists service members in obtaining a master’s degree in counterterrorism at a more expedient and affordable pace. The HSI University Program (UP) enables service members who complete the program of study, which includes the primary military […]

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