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Patriots Veteran Rob Ninkovich Inspires Nichols College Students

November 22, 2019

On Monday, October 21, Nichols College welcomed Rob Ninkovich, an 11-season NFL player and former New England Patriots member, who imparted words of wisdom and inspiration to the Nichols community. His appearance was arranged through a connection with Jim Brown ’87, president of commercial banking at Boston Private and a Nichols trustee. […]

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Nichols eSports First Season Is A Stampede

November 22, 2019

Video games are for more than just entertainment now. The brand-new Nichols College eSports team kicked off their season at a launch party at the Fels Student Center this week. Students were able to see the new eSports location in Fels, meet team members and learn about the newest varsity team at Nichols. […]

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Nichols College Announces Final Phase Of Historic Campaign

November 22, 2019

In 2015, Nichols College launched a $45 million comprehensive campaign – the largest in its history – in honor of the institution’s bicentennial. In June 2017, when the campaign had surpassed its goal with $46.1 million, two donors were inspired to keep it going. Nichols Board Chair John Davis ’72 and his brother, […]

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Student Profile: Cari Cyr, A Perfect Combination

November 14, 2019

Cari Cyr makes a daily 45-minute commute each way to the Nichols campus from Tolland, Connecticut. And on the strength of a creative double major, Cyr is hoping that the road will eventually lead to Foxborough, Massachusetts, and the home of the New England Patriots. “My dream is to work at Gillette, not just with the […]

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Randy Becker Feted As Nichols College Outstanding Alumnus

November 6, 2019

Webster Town Selectman Randall Becker was awarded the David F. Lombard ’65 Outstanding Alumnus Award at Nichols College on October 18, 2019. The award honors individuals who have been acknowledged by peers or associations and have achieved recognition for their accomplishments. It is named for a model alumnus for his generous and long-standing […]

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5k Walk: Run With The Herd

November 5, 2019

Embracing Bison Pride and carrying it through the Nichols College Graduate Program is what Amanda White, Marc Creegan, and student Ashley Marcum hope to accomplish. White is a graduate student success coach and associate faculty member at Nichols from Dudley, Mass. Her colleague Creegan is an […]

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Student Profile: Lexxus Andrews Lends A Helping Hand

October 7, 2019

Lexxus Andrews knows how to help others. The senior Criminal Justice major with a psychology minor from Uxbridge, MA has extended her work in the classroom to a non-stop commitment to service organizations on- off-campus—from a program with local high school students to the local Boys and Girls Club and the organization Big Sisters. Her […]

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High School Freshmen Inducted Into Nichols Honors Academy

September 25, 2019

Nichols College inducted its newest class of high school students to the Nichols Honors Academy (NHA) on September 12. NHA was launched in 2014, with funding from Jerry and Marilyn Fels, to encourage high school students to pursue higher education through college-level courses, activities, and responsibilities. The inductees – 23 freshmen from Bartlett […]

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Student Profile: Liam Gorman Is A Family Man

September 5, 2019

Without any hesitation, Liam Gorman ticks off the three things he values most about his time at Nichols. “Football, friends, and a second family,” the senior athlete and Sport Management major insists, explaining that he joined his extended family as soon as he arrived on campus from Ashburnham, Massachusetts. “I knew some people here who […]

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Charles and Dave, Nichols College's eSports Coaches standing next to Nichols College's bison statue, Thunder.

Nichols To Add eSports In 2019

August 15, 2019

Nichols College Interim Director of Athletics Eric Gobiel has announced the addition of eSports as the college’s 22nd varsity sport for the 2019-20 academic year. eSports – or electronic sports – are a form of competitive video game playing in which teams compete in a variety of genres, including MOBAs, real-time strategy, sports, and more. Nichols […]

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Student Profile: Nick Anderson Is Taking A Road Less Travelled

July 2, 2019

Nick Anderson is entrepreneurial. For starters, this Nichols general business major, who is entering his junior year, is pursuing a concentration in entrepreneurship. He has already spent one internship working for a startup company that creates software to track food waste. And he envisions a career of bringing his own business ideas to life. “I […]

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Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer Named To Worcester Business Journal’s Power 50 List Of Influential Leaders

May 29, 2019

Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) has named Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D., to its 2019 Power 50 List of the most influential leaders in the Central Massachusetts economy. “Those named to the list must not only hold a significant amount of power, but they also must wield it in a way to have an […]

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