STUDENT PROFILE: Brian Edmunds Has a Busy First Year

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—First-year Nichols College student Brian Edmunds is a sport management major, an Emerging Leader, and an Honors Scholar. “I fell in love with Nichols, and it ended up being the only school that I applied to,” he recalled, noting that he got accepted in August before his senior year of high school […]

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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 Spread Holiday Cheer, Bison Give Back to Local Community

By HOPE RUDZINSKI  DUDLEY, Mass.—Christmas for children here who are less fortunate can leave a hole in little hearts. But with the help of Nichols College community members, that void was filled—at least a little.   The Nichols College Men of Distinction (MOD) helped to raise awareness across campus for YOU Inc.’s annual Adopt-A-Child program. The […]

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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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 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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