Nichols GPS Exec. Director Kerry Calnan Shares MBA Program Growth in Worcester Business Journal Article

Nichols College Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) Executive Director Kerry Calnan was interviewed by Worcester Business Journal about the reported nationwide downward trend in MBA program applications. In the Dec. 10, 2018, article “Colleges Rethink MBA Programs Amid Application Decline,” Calnan reports that the Nichols MBA program has grown an average of 40 percent annually over the past […]

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 Student Profile: Aiming for a Different Kind of Sports Career

By RONALD SCHACHTER Sarah Williams has involved herself in athletics for most of her college career. But the Nichols College senior from Enfield, Conn., hasn’t filled the role of leading scorer or stalwart defender. Rather, she has focused on the operations and finances that keep college teams on the field, court, and ice. A major […]

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 Nichols Student Taylor Ward’s Crown Shines Bright on Stage and on Campus

By HOPE RUDZINSKI  DUDLEY, Mass.—Working hard for what you want is nothing new to Taylor Ward, a junior at Nichols College. After all, she expertly juggles school with competing in pageants. The need to balance both helped her to quickly figure out how to efficiently manage her time, and it taught her that to succeed, one […]

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 Jim Douglas: A Star on the Local Stage and at Nichols College

By HOPE RUDZINSKI  DUDLEY, Mass.—Sometimes the paths we plan to take in life end up being different than the ones on which we actually do embark.   That’s been the experience of Nichols College Library Director Jim Douglas, a former well-established folksinger who is currently starring as the classic Christmas-season character everyone loves to hate: Ebenezer Scrooge in Barre Players Theater’s […]

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 Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Editor’s Note: The following historical and political perspective on the presidency of George H.W. Bush — who died Nov. 30, 2018, and whose state funeral was today, Dec. 5, 2018 — is offered by Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and international business, and chair of the political science program at Nichols […]

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 At Conference, Nichols Student Historians Share Research on Media and Politics

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE The Nichols College History Department and Fischer Institute are sponsoring the first Media and Politics in America Conference Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 5, featuring presentations in Fels Student Center, Room 210, by Nichols students in History Program Chair and Professor Michael Neagle‘s History 480W seminar. Three students each day […]

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 Remembering Arthur Remillard Jr.’s Legacy and Commitment to Nichols College

The following is a statement from Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D., on the passing of longtime Nichols benefactor and local business leader Arthur Remillard Jr., who died Nov. 28, 2018.: “On behalf of the Nichols College community and Board of Trustees, I was saddened to hear of Arthur Remillard’s passing and wish to express our […]

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 Student Profile: Colin Brown ’19 is a Proud Alumnus in the Making

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College senior and future financial analyst Colin Brown ’19 heard about the College a lot earlier than most of his classmates. “Actually, my mom’s an alumna,” he said. “Throughout my college application process, she always said ‘Check Nichols out.’” Mom turned out to be right. “I completely fell in love with […]

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 Nichols Students’ #NC22Challenge Fundraiser for Veterans Exceeds Goal

By PRISCILA ALFARO-BARRANTES, Ph.D. On behalf of my Nichols College classes, “Learning to Lead 101-08” and “Principles of Marketing 202-04,” I would like to thank you for participating in our #GivingTuesday campaign, the #NC22Challenge. My students’ goal was to raise $2,500, but with your help and support we reached and exceeded that goal. The total amount […]

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