Institute for Women’s Leadership at Nichols College Releases 3rd Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Index

Report Assesses, Monitors Representation of Women in Leadership Roles in Mass.; State Still Stands at a Failing Score   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—The Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) at Nichols College has released the third edition of its Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Index (MWLI), a biennial report that assesses and monitors the representation of […]

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 Nichols Sophomore Launches Uber-like Business to Provide Safe Transportation for Students

Mobile Whip is Another Example of Bison Building Brands   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—One thing’s for sure: If you want to be a business leader, you’ve got to first become a Bison. Jared Williamson is one of many entrepreneurial students at Nichols College taking what they learn in the classroom and applying it […]

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 Nominate a Deserving Nichols College Student

Nominations for the 2019 Nichols College Student Leadership Awards are open. A full description of each award can be found in the packet emailed today (March 25) to faculty, staff, and students. To nominate a student, please complete the Google form here: https://tinyurl.com/2019NicholsSLA Nominations are due Friday, April 5. For more information, email Beth Gionfriddo, Nichols College’s director of […]

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 Nichols College to Host BisonThon Dance Marathon March 1 to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital

What is BisonThon? It’s a dance marathon fundraiser to support Boston Children’s Hospital and will be held Friday, March 1, at Nichols College, in Chalmers Field House. It runs from 5 to 10 p.m.   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College will host on Friday, March 1, the 2nd annual BisonThon. Through this student-run event, […]

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 STUDENT PROFILE: Brian Edmands Has a Busy First Year

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—First-year Nichols College student Brian Edmands 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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