Student Profile: Callie Andrews ’19 is a Nichols College Sportswoman Through and Through

Nichols Sport Management Degree Leads to Boston Red Sox Job     By RONALD SCHACHTER Over four years ago, Callie Andrews was accepted by eight colleges. It didn’t take long, however, for the Southbridge, Mass., resident to choose the one closest to home. “Nichols College gave me the best package,” she said, noting that the attraction […]

Continue reading


 Nichols College Celebrates Class of 2019 at Commencement Ceremony

Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito Gives Shout-out to Nichols Student and Entrepreneur Jared Williamson for Starting His Own Business — Mobile Whip   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE WORCESTER, Mass.—In her May 11, 2019, address to the 505 students graduating from Nichols College, Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito spoke of the importance of having a figurative compass […]

Continue reading


 STUDENT PROFILE: Nichols College Senior Karen Velasco

Velasco is an International Success Story   By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College senior Karen Velasco is about to graduate from this business school focused on leadership, with a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business—as well as a near-perfect grade point average. She also has the pleasure of having to select from several job offers, […]

Continue reading


 Nichols Sophomore Launches Uber-like Business to Provide Safe Transportation for Students

Mobile Whip is Another Example of Bison Building Brands   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—One thing’s for sure: If you want to be a business leader, you’ve got to first become a Bison. Jared Williamson is one of many entrepreneurial students at Nichols College taking what they learn in the classroom and applying it […]

Continue reading


 Sound of Music: Nichols Bison Singers to Perform First Concert April 29

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE The Hill is alive … with the sound of music! Bison Singers, an 11-member group of Nichols College students, launched at the start of spring semester and has spent the past couple months learning music and vocal techniques. In fact, their rehearsals are often enjoyed by those working in the library. […]

Continue reading


 STUDENT PROFILE: Nichols Criminal Justice Major Ashley Corcoran on Mission to Work for FBI

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College junior Ashley Corcoran of Wrentham, Mass., 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 […]

Continue reading


 Junior Ben Carbone Wins Top Prize in 7th Annual Nichols Elevator Speech Competition

This exercise helps students feel comfortable speaking in front of an audience and gives them a chance to practice being articulate, concise, and meaningful while delivering a powerful message. Being able to give effective presentations will no doubt be a beneficial skill for these whole leaders to have in their future careers.    By LORRAINE […]

Continue reading


 STUDENT PROFILE: For Junior Hope Rudzinski, Three’s Not a Crowd

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—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. […]

Continue reading


 A Look Back: Nichols Commencement Speakers from the Past Decade

STORY UPDATED April 9, 2019 Commencement will be held Saturday, May 11, at the DCU Center in Worcester. The ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m. By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE You may know by now that this year’s Commencement speaker will be Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito. Her boss, Governor Charlie Baker, had the gig in 2016. […]

Continue reading


 Nichols Explores ‘Fake News’ Phenomenon

On Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m., Nichols College will host “What’s It A’bot?” – a panel discussion on media literacy for the 21st century. Panelists will be members of the local and regional media, and it will be moderated by Shaun Moriarty, founder of local digital news publication The Citizen Chronicle. The free, non-partisan […]

Continue reading