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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 U.S. News & World Report Lauds Nichols College’s Online Business Degree Programs

Nichols is the only central Mass. college to be included in the 2019 ‘Best Online Bachelor’s Programs’ and ‘Best Online (Master’s) Business Programs’ rankings By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College is ranked as the leader among central Massachusetts-based schools in U.S. News & World Report’s national “2019 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” and “Best Online […]

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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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 Nichols College Named a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner

High School Students Invited to Nichols’ June Finance Camp   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Nichols College is now an official Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner (ELP), joining an exclusive group of 35 educational institutions from around the world. Bloomberg is a global information and technology company that delivers business and financial news, data, and powerful analytics; […]

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 Worcester Business Journal Readers Say Nichols is the ‘Best College for Business Education’

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Readers of the central Massachusetts region’s definitive source for business news, Worcester Business Journal (WBJ), have again chosen Nichols College as the “Best College for Business Education” in the newspaper’s 6th annual Best of Business Awards. Worcester Business Journal attracts a readership audience of business decision-makers who are managing businesses large and small. More […]

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 Glacier Expert Mauri Pelto Interviewed About Government Shutdown’s Impact on National Parks

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE News blog GlacierHub interviewed Nichols College Environmental Science Professor and Academic Vice President Mauri Pelto, Ph.D., and director of the North Cascades Glacier Climate Project, about how the federal government shutdown impacts the national parks. The story is headlined: “Roundup: Government Shutdown Impacts National Parks.” Dr. Pelto, who also works with NASA Goddard and the […]

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 Nichols College Sport Management Degree Named a National ‘Best Value’ Program

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Boston Red Sox. Boston Celtics. New York Mets. NBC Sports. Worcester Railers. Oakland Raiders. They’re among the sports organizations that have hired Nichols College interns majoring in sport management, which has been named one of the “Best Value Sport Management” programs in the nation, according to rankings website Value Colleges (VC). […]

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 Worcester Business Journal Highlights Nichols-Worcester State Counterterrorism Studies Program Partnership

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE The Nichols College-Worcester State University counterterrorism studies partnership is featured in a Dec. 24, 2018, Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) article about college partnerships. The story – headlined: “Focus on Money: Colleges Will Offer More Value for Students While Looking to Generate More Revenue” – includes a photo of Master of Science in Counterterrorism Studies […]

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 Nichols Students’ NC22Challenge PTSD-Awareness Campaign Raises Enough Money to Pay for Two Veterans’ Treatment at The Warrior Connection

By HOPE RUDZINSKI  DUDLEY, Mass.—For Nichols College, the season of giving started Nov. 1, with the #NC22Challenge to help The Warrior Connection (TWC), a non-profit organization in Vermont that supports military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Students in two classes taught by Nichols Professor Priscila Alfaro-Barrantes, Ph.D., organized, marketed, and participated in the #NC22Challenge. […]

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 In Hosting High School DECA Students, Nichols Helps Future Business Leaders Emerge

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Seventy budding business leaders and entrepreneurs from local high schools recently honed their pitching and presentation skills before a “DECA Day” judging panel of faculty and staff at Nichols College, a college of choice for business and leadership education. For the past three years, students from DECA programs at Bartlett […]

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