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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 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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 STUDENT PROFILE: Lindsey Gerzabek is a Nichols Sports Star, Leader, and More

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—If you’re looking for Nichols College junior Lindsey Gerzabek these late fall afternoons, you can find her skating down the right-wing during practices for the women’s ice hockey team. But she also came to Nichols from her hometown of Branford, Conn., to play for the women’s lacrosse squad, for which she will […]

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 Did You Know? Nichols Supports High School Entrepreneurs with New Scholarship, Grant

Nichols College has deepened its commitment to partnering with high school DECA entrepreneurship and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) groups: Individual high school students who participate in DECA or FBLA programs and enroll at Nichols are eligible to receive a newly created scholarship. In addition, DECA and FBLA teams that win practice competitions at Nichols will […]

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 ‘Shark Tank’ Contestants, Wicked Good Cupcakes Founders to Keynote 
Nichols College Empowering Women in Business Conference

The Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) at Nichols College in Dudley, Mass., will host the 8th annual Empowering Women in Business Conference (EWIB) Thursday, March 22, from 12:45 to 6 p.m. This year’s keynote speakers are mother-daughter entrepreneurs and former contestants on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Tracey Noonan and Dani Vilagie, co-founders of Wicked Good Cupcakes. […]

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 Direct Connections from the Hill: Looking Ahead

Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer has published her latest post to her blog Direct Connections from the Hill. BY SUSAN WEST ENGELKEMEYER, Ph.D. We’ve been planning big at Nichols—as in launching our next five-year strategic plan. Based on the plan that just ended, I have a lot of confidence that our new strategic plan […]

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 Nichols Named ‘Best College for Business Education’

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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 5th annual Best of Business Awards, announced Jan. 8, 2018, in the biweekly newspaper. Nichols garnered 77 percent more votes than the second-place college, out of nearly […]

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