Nichols College Students Inducted into Honor Societies

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College recognized on April 30, 2019, the following students with their induction into the College’s and national honor societies. The seniors will graduate at the College’s May 11 Commencement at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Political Science Professor Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., presided over the general ceremony. “I […]

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 Expert on Financial Crime, Fraud, Money Laundering to Speak at Nichols College April 10

The April 10 event, “Fraud Findings,” is sponsored by the Nichols College Office of Academic Affairs and Fischer Institute and is free and open to the public; it starts at 3 p.m.   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—An expert in financial crime, forensic accounting, and fraud prevention will speak April 10, 2019, at Nichols […]

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 Webster Times Covers Professor Emily Thomas Lecture: ‘Clara Barton Was One of the Brave Ones’

Editor’s Note: The following article was published in the March 22, 2019, edition of The Webster Times, on page 3.   By GUS STEEVES CORRESPONDENT DUDLEY — Today, almost nobody would say women aren’t qualified to be nurses. But when Clara Barton lived in the 19th century, they were routinely rejected from caring from anyone […]

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 Nichols Prof. Hans Despain Opines on Sen. Eric Lesser Proposed Western Mass.-Remote Worker Incentive Bill

The (Springfield) Republican / MassLive.com and The Reminder newspaper company have published an opinion column by Nichols College Economics Chair and Professor Hans G. Despain, Ph.D., about State Sen. Eric Lesser’s (D-Longmeadow) proposed remote worker incentive program. The legislation would encourage people to move from eastern Massachusetts to the western part of the state. Dr. […]

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 ‘Heard on The Hill’ Seeks Faculty Contributions

The Nichols College Newsroom wants to help our faculty communicate with the public the value and impact of their important research, and we strive to tell our stories via a variety of communications tools and channels. As such, Nichols Newsroom seeks the faculty’s help in publicizing and communicating about their research, scholarship, and creative activity […]

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 Media Interview Nichols Professor Jean Beaupre on the Lack of Women in Leadership Roles

Nichols College Professor Jean Beaupré, faculty advisor to the Nichols Institute for Women’s Leadership, was interviewed by “Worcester News Tonight” on the lack of women in leadership roles in central Massachusetts. Watch the news clip below. Professor Beaupré was also interviewed for the Worcester Business Journal‘s Feb. 18, 2019, article “$416K vs. $220K: The Central Mass. […]

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 Professor Erika C. Smith Interviewed about President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

Nichols College Political Science Professor Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., was interviewed Feb. 16, 2019, by Worcester News Tonight for her perspective on President Trump’s declaring a national emergency. Watch the news clip, below:         In January she was interviewed for a TV news story about the federal government shutdown. Here’s the news […]

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 Nichols Border Security Expert Addresses Government Shutdown’s Impact on Airports

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE It was reported Friday, Jan. 25, that the Federal Aviation Administration halted flights to LaGuardia Airport in New York City because of a shortage of air-traffic control staff. Heard on The Hill spoke about the situation with Dr. Stephen Morreale, D.P.A., a border security expert who teaches in the Nichols College […]

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 Nichols Professor: Homebuyers Could Be Impacted by Government Shutdown

Nichols College Political Science Professor and Program Chair Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., talks about the federal government shutdown’s impact on residents of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and beyond. Reporting by Lorraine U. Martinelle, director of public relations and social media at Nichols College.

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 Government’s Shut Down: What Can You Do to Help?

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Think you can’t do anything to help out during the longest federal government shutdown in United States history? Nichols College Professor Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., says otherwise. Watch our interview with her …   During the longest #GovernmentShutdown in U.S. #history, @Nichols_College Political Science Professor Erika C. Smith, Ph.D., @nicholsdrsmith shares how […]

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