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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 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 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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 Alumni Return to Nichols for Homecoming Weekend

Beautiful weather and a Bison football win over University of New England made for a happy Homecoming 2018. Other notable happenings … Some 20 members of the Class of 1968 were installed as the newest Golden Bison and raised more than $55,000 toward their class scholarship. Kent Tarrant ’57 received the Ken Thompson Service Award […]

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 Lee Cappola ’92 Appointed to Nichols Board of Advisors

Lee Cappola ‘92 of Fiskdale, Mass., has been appointed to the Nichols College Board of Advisors. He is chief information officer for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Cappola graduated from Nichols, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, in 1992. With over 25 years of information technology leadership […]

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 Alumni, Families Offer New Students Move-in Day Advice

BY LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Keep your door open. Let your mom make your bed. Don’t lose your keys. Get involved. Bring laundry detergent. Smile! Think back to your first day of college, and the days leading up to it. Many of you must have felt some anxiety mixed with excitement about the unknown. To help […]

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 Nichols Receives Gift From Coghlin Co. Chair to Establish Endowed Scholarship

Nichols College has received a $25,000 gift from 1967 graduate James W. Coghlin Sr., chairman and co-founder of Westborough-based Coghlin Companies Inc., a family-owned engineering and manufacturing firm; along with his wife Nancy and their family, of the 15-40 Connection, a non-profit organization aimed at educating and empowering people about early cancer detection. The James […]

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 Hollywood Producer to Deliver Nichols College Commencement Address

BY LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College has announced that Hollywood film producer Louis A. Stroller ‘63 will deliver the address at the College’s Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the DCU Center in Worcester. During the ceremony, Stroller will also receive an honorary doctoral degree in communications and media from the College. […]

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 Taylor Pons ’15 Hired as Career Development Specialist

Taylor Pons ’15 has joined the Career and Professional Development Center team as its career development specialist. She graduated with a BSBA in criminal justice and was an active member of the Nichols community. During her senior year, she decided to switch her career focus to higher education administration and later earned a Master’s of […]

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 Nichols Students Meet Alumni Who Work for New Balance, Tesla

BY JILLIAN RICHES Eight Nichols College students had the opportunity last week to visit alumni Jesse Plouffe ’03 and Alexa Smith ‘16 of New Balance and Connor Anderson ’17 of Tesla. A couple of the students reflected on the networking experience: “I appreciated how Connor Anderson was able to share his experiences as such a […]

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