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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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A Legacy Of Leadership And Inspiration

June 28, 2021

This week, President Susan West Engelkemeyer’s legacy at Nichols College was cemented when the Board of Trustees announced that the Institute for Women’s Leadership would be named for the college’s 7th president. In honor of Engelkemeyer’s retirement, trustees contributed $400,000 to the endowment for the Institute, which is just one of the many ways Engelkemeyer has […]

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Nichols College Women’s Leadership Index Highlights Steady Progress But Uncertain Future In Massachusetts

June 1, 2021

The Institute for Women’s Leadership at Nichols College (IWL) has released the fourth edition of its Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Index (MWLI), a biennial report that assesses and monitors the status of women in power, giving the commonwealth a score of 45 out of 100. The index looks at women’s representation in leadership […]

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Nichols College Awards More Than 450 Degrees At Commencement Weekend

May 27, 2021

Nichols College held its Commencement weekend on May 14, 15, and 16 with in-person ceremonies on campus on Vendetti Field for the classes of 2020/2021 graduate students, class of 2021 undergraduate students, and class of 2020 undergraduate students. A total of 468 graduates received degrees. The ceremonies marked the last for Nichols College President Susan […]

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Swipe and Swab: Meet The Crew Who’s Been Keeping The Herd Safe

May 10, 2021

You’ve seen them every week for an entire school year, but how well do you know the team that keeps you safe? As the semester winds down, we want to thank this team and others who have helped along the way for their work to keep the herd healthy. Hometown: Webster, MA About Florence: We’re sure you recognize Florence as the first of […]

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Top Tips For Graduate School Success

April 29, 2021

Glenn Juchno started his career with the YMCA by bringing inner city youth on bike tours to more rural areas. Today, he’s Vice President of Operations for the YMCA of Central Massachusetts, which oversees 6 facilities and serves 70 cities and towns. Getting ready for the summer session? Nichols Graduate and Professional Studies faculty member […]

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Springfield Urban League CEO To Deliver Nichols College Commencement Address

April 20, 2021

Nichols College has announced that Henry M. Thomas III, JD, president and CEO of the Urban League of Springfield, Inc., will deliver the keynote address at the college’s Commencement exercises for the Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 1 p.m., and for the Class of 2020 on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 1 p.m. Both […]

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Nichols College Completes Historic Bicentennial Fundraising Campaign

April 14, 2021

Nichols College completed its bicentennial campaign, Securing a Legacy of Leadership, raising more than $66 million to support capital projects, endowment, and brand-elevating curricular and co-curricular initiatives. “The Bicentennial Campaign has left an indelible mark on the Nichols experience, from state-of-the-art facilities to critical scholarship aid to new programs that solidify the […]

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Alumnus K. Michael Robbins ’80 Is Honored By Cornerstone Bank With Scholarship

April 13, 2021

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 […]

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Worcester Native Commits $100K In Scholarships For Becker Transfer Students

April 6, 2021

Worcester native and Nichols College alumnus Robert Kuppenheimer has committed $100,000 to support scholarships for Becker College students who transfer to Nichols College for the fall 2021 semester. Awards of $2,000 for commuters and $4,000 for resident students will be made available. “We are exceedingly grateful to Mr. Kuppenheimer for honoring his Worcester roots with […]

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Two Worcester Business Leaders Fund New Scholarship At Nichols College For QCC Transfer Students

March 10, 2021

A new scholarship at Nichols College to benefit transfer students from Quinsigamond Community College has been created through contributions from two long-term Worcester business and community leaders. R. Joseph Salois, owner and president of Atlas Distributing Inc., and Robert Vaudreuil, retired president and CEO of The Protector Group, have committed to sponsor […]

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