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, […]

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 Author, Declutter Expert Mary Carlomagno Delivers Inspiring Keynote at EWIB Conference

Nationally renowned clutter control expert and author Mary Carlomagno—who was a guest on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”—delivered the keynote address at the 9th annual Empowering Women in Business Conference (EWIB) at Nichols College Thursday, April 4, in Daniels Auditorium. The Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) at Nichols College hosts the conference, which is designed to […]

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 Events Announced for Institute of Women’s Leadership Annual Awareness Week

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—This week (April 1-5) is the Nichols College Institute for Women’s Leadership‘s (IWL) annual Awareness Week, and a slate of events has been scheduled for the Nichols community to join the conversation. Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, April 2; it symbolizes how far into the year women must work to […]

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 During Women’s History Month, Nichols College Institute for Women’s Leadership Exhibit Sends Powerful Message

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) at Nichols College presents “Don’t Table It — Talk About It,” a powerful photographic installation featuring women and men of the Nichols community. The portraits will be on display across campus through March 31 in the academic building, […]

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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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 ‘Spark Joy’ and Get Tidy: Clutter Control Expert Mary Carlomagno to Keynote Nichols College’s Empowering Women in Business Conference

Like the Netflix Show ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’? You’ll love Mary Carlomagno!   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Got clutter? Well, it’s a new year; time for a fresh start. Stop watching Marie Kondo’s hit Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” and come learn—in person—at Nichols College from another queen of clean the […]

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 Community Discussion on Kavanaugh Hearings

Several members of the Nichols community have requested an informal discussion about the recent debate of whether the U.S. Senate should appoint Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice. President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh this past summer, and the judge has had to face allegations of sexual assault, partisanship, and poor temperament. […]

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 Direct Connections from the Hill: Looking Ahead

Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer has published her latest post to her blog Direct Connections from the Hill. BY SUSAN WEST ENGELKEMEYER, Ph.D. We’ve been planning big at Nichols—as in launching our next five-year strategic plan. Based on the plan that just ended, I have a lot of confidence that our new strategic plan […]

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 IWL Represents Nichols at Mass. Women’s Conference

A group of eight students represented Nichols College and the Nichols Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) this month at the largest women’s conference in the country, held in Boston. The 13th annual Massachusetts Conference For Women featured keynote speakers Oscar-winning actresses Viola Davis and Meryl Streep, in addition to icons such as Ms. magazine founder […]

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