Austin DuVarney to Serve as Nichols College ‘President for a Day’

Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D., has announced that the 5th Annual President for a Day will be Austin DuVarney of West Boylston, Mass. DuVarney is a senior majoring in communication. “I am excited to work with Austin and to switch roles on Wednesday, April 3,” said President Engelkemeyer. “The Search Committee and I […]

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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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 STUDENT PROFILE: Richard Vazquez Aims to be a Financial Fraud Hunter

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Richard Vazquez Jr. is putting his Nichols College double major in criminal justice and accounting to good use. The senior from Methuen, Mass., has spent much of his college career learning the ins ‘n’ outs of forensic accounting—a growing field for which Nichols is preparing accounting students. Forensic accounting is the […]

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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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 Coach Helps Nichols Students Develop Their ‘Executive Presence’ for Future Leadership Roles

By HOPE RUDZINSKI DUDLEY, Mass.—Executive presence is rated as the most important skill to be an effective leader. It’s the ability to exude a sense of gravitas—confidence, decisiveness, dignity, and poise. First impressions matter, in and out of the workplace. Therefore, it’s the difference that makes you memorable for the right or wrong reasons. And, if you want […]

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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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 Nichols Sport Management Program Named One of Top 30 in Nation

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—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. This popular Nichols degree has been named one of the top 30 best traditional, on-campus bachelor programs in the United States, […]

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 Nichols College Ranks High on PayScale Salary Report

DUDLEY—PayScale, Inc., the world’s leading provider of on-demand compensation data and software, issued its annual College Salary Report for the 2018-19 academic year, and Nichols College’s rank on the “business/private school” list jumped a spot over the 2017-2018 report. PayScale’s College Salary Report provides estimates of early and mid-career pay for 2,646 associate and bachelor’s […]

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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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 Another Successful Nichols Career and Internship Fair in the Books

DUDLEY—Over 70 companies and organizations—from TJX Co. to The Kraft Group (New England Patriots)—attended Nichols College’s annual Career and Internship Fair Feb. 19 to recruit for full-time, part-time, internship and graduate school opportunities. This event brought over 350 participants, including students, alumni, and members of the local community. “The energy in the room was indescribable,” […]

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