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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 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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 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 College Counterterrorism Professor, National Guard Commander During Boston Marathon Bombing Response, Shares Statement on Pipe Bomb Discoveries

Updated: Oct. 26, 2018   By BRIGADIER GENERAL (ret.) PAUL GREGORY SMITH Although the motivation behind the recent distribution of numerous pipe bombs won’t be certain until the perpetrators are apprehended, it is likely that this is an act of violent extremism. The FBI defines violent extremism as, “encouraging, condoning, justifying, or supporting the commission […]

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 Nichols Graduate Students Enrolled in Six-week Business Program in the Netherlands

Nichols College Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) students are in Maastricht, the Netherlands, for six weeks, enrolled in three classes at The Maastricht School of Management (MSM). They will also visit the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, and The Hague, in the Netherlands, where the United Nations International Court of Justice and the International Criminal […]

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 Nichols Counterterrorism Program Speaker Series: Dr. Monde Muyangwa to Address Violent Extremism in Africa

Monde Muyangwa, Ph.D., director of the Washington, D.C.-based Wilson Center’s Africa Program, will address on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, United States strategic interests in Africa with respect to counterterrorism and countering violent extremism, as part of the Nichols College Master of Science in Counterterrorism Guest Speaker Series. This free event is open to the public […]

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 Media Seek Nichols Counterterrorism Expert’s Perspective on Columbia Gas Explosions

DUDLEY, Mass.—Counterterrorism expert Professor Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D., director of Nichols College’s Counterterrorism Studies graduate program, was interviewed by media outlets for her take on the Sept. 13, 2018, Columbia Gas explosions and fires in the Merrimack Valley communities of Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence, Mass. The Master of Science in Counterterrorism Studies is the first graduate program […]

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 Lawrence, Andover-area Fires, Explosions: Nichols Counterterrorism Expert Shares Perspective

DUDLEY, Mass. — Sept. 13, 2018 — Regarding the fires and gas explosions in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, below is a statement from Massachusetts-based counterterrorism expert Professor Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D., director of Nichols College’s Counterterrorism Studies graduate program. Nichols College is in Dudley, Mass. She’s available tonight to speak with a reporter. STATEMENT: While […]

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 Nichols Honored as a ‘College of Distinction’

Nichols College has again been honored for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in business as well as for its committed implementation of High-Impact Educational Practices, earning its 2018-2019 title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. Nichols College has proven itself to be at the forefront of American higher […]

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