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Going The Distance: Kurt Grimmelmann ’74

August 18, 2021

As a former member of the Nichols College cross country team, Kurt Grimmelmann ’74 knows how to go the distance and has shown it in his life, career, travels, and even mountain climbing. His interest in business can be traced to the age of 13. “I remember looking at stock prices with my father who […]

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Nichols Ranks Eighth Nationally For Mid-Career Salary Among U.S. Business Schools

August 18, 2021

Students earning a business degree from Nichols College can expect a high starting and mid-career salary, according to ratings just released by PayScale.com. Among undergraduate business schools, Nichols ranks eighth nationally.According to PayScale.com’s calculations, which includes data from the U.S. Department of Education, Nichols graduates earn $57,500 early in their career and $97,300 mid-career. This […]

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Nichols College Joins National Alliance To Expand The Role Of Women In Computing And Technology

August 18, 2021

Nichols College has joined the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a community of colleges and universities, tech companies, non-profits, and other organizations committed to equity in computing and technology. As a member of NCWIT’s Academic Alliance, Nichols can access hundreds of resources to recruit and engage women and underrepresented students in […]

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Brooke Packard Builds Success

August 18, 2021

When asked to describe her profession, Brooke Packard ’18 confidently replies, “I sum it up in four words – entrepreneur, investor, realtor and educator.” A teacher by day and an entrepreneur by nights and weekends, Packard started her first business at the age of 18, as a freshman at Nichols College, and aims to reach […]

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Catching Up With Legacy

August 18, 2021

In the tightly woven fabric that is Nichols College, legacy families – generations of families with multiple Bison – are among the strongest fibers. Such are the ties that bind Bountiap Ketnouvong ’03 MBA ’05 and her son, Nicholas Douangchandy ’22. Their Nichols experience may be non-traditional, but their story of grit, hard work, commitment […]

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Adventures In Thailand: Peter Lynch ’02 And Meghan Lynch ’03

August 18, 2021

In a recent issue of Expat Life in Thailand, Meghan Lynch ’03 writes about her experience running a khlong, one of the more than 1,600 canals that pulse through the city of Bangkok. It’s a practice that she adopted shortly after arriving in Thailand six years ago when she tired of her regular route. The […]

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Nichols College Welcomes American Dining Creations

August 17, 2021

On behalf of the Nichols College Board of Trustees and President Glenn Sulmasy, it is my sincere pleasure to formally announce to the Nichols College community the arrival of our new Nichols Dining partner; American Dining Creations. American Dining Creations – aka “ADC” is based out of the Syracuse area of New York and serves colleges […]

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Beaupre Named Associate Dean At Nichols College

August 9, 2021

Mauri Pelto, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Nichols College, has announced the appointment of Jean Beaupre, EdD, to Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Beaupre, Associate Professor of Communication and Marketing, has been at Nichols for 10 years and has held several administrative and leadership positions. She is program chair for the BA in […]

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Nichols College Names Bryant University Provost As Its Eighth President

August 9, 2021

Glenn M. Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, acclaimed international law and national security expert with experience in academics, law, and government service, has been named the eighth president of Nichols College. He succeeds Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D., who will retire at the end of this academic year following a decade at the helm of […]

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Ivascyn Family Endows A Scholarship For Local Students At Nichols College

August 9, 2021

The family of Daniel W. Ivascyn, former superintendent of Oxford Public Schools, has created a new scholarship at Nichols College. The Ivascyn Family Endowed Scholarship will aid students who reside in southern Worcester County and plan to graduate from Nichols. A resident of Charlton, Mass., Ivascyn has strong ties to the region’s […]

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Students To Learn Winning Techniques From Milwaukee Bucks Sales Strategist

August 9, 2021

This year, Nichols College students enrolled in the new sport sales & strategy concentration can take their training to the next level, with the help of two industry leaders. Nichols has contracted with The Milwaukee Way Sales Academy to offer a training course taught by sales managers of the 2021 NBA champion […]

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Nichols College Names Two To Board Of Trustees

July 15, 2021

Jaime Paris Boisvert and Amahl H. Williams have been elected to the Board of Trustees at Nichols College. Paris Boisvert began her term of service at the board’s May 2021 meeting; Williams will begin his term at the October 2021 meeting. Jaime Paris Boisvert is a 1998 graduate of Nichols and director […]

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