Lombard Dining Hall’s Raised the Roof

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Just in time for the start of the spring 2019 semester, the new street-facing addition of Lombard Dining Hall opened. Students, faculty, and staff are loving it, with some posting photos of it to social media. Featuring big windows that let in bright light against white walls, it’s the cathedral-style ceiling […]

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 Nichols Border Security Expert Addresses Government Shutdown’s Impact on Airports

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE It was reported Friday, Jan. 25, that the Federal Aviation Administration halted flights to LaGuardia Airport in New York City because of a shortage of air-traffic control staff. Heard on The Hill spoke about the situation with Dr. Stephen Morreale, D.P.A., a border security expert who teaches in the Nichols College […]

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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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 Student Profile: James Singletary, a Nichols ‘Man of Distinction’

By RONALD SCHACHTER Senior James Singletary is a man of distinction who has become a powerful contributor to the life of the Nichols College campus and surrounding community. He arrived his first year focused on football after a successful high school career in his central Massachusetts hometown of Marlborough. It didn’t take long, however, for […]

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 Be Part of Live Studio Audience at WBZ ‘Talk the Vote’ Series, at Nichols Oct. 29

The 2018 midterm election will have a long-lasting effect on the Commonwealth and the nation. This fall there are many important races to watch in Massachusetts such as the Governor’s race, U.S. Senate race, and the congressional district races. We will be discussing all the issues from ballot questions to the gubernatorial race to keep […]

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 Former Director of U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency to Speak as Part of Nichols College Counterterrorism Program

DUDLEY, Mass.—Former director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. Gen. (ret.) Ronald L. Burgess Jr. will speak at Nichols College Tuesday, April 3, 2018, about cybersecurity threats to the United States. This special presentation is sponsored by the Nichols College Master of Science in Counterterrorism program. It starts at 2:15 p.m. in Davis Hall, […]

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 Nichols College Counterterrorism Professor Shares Perspective on Parkland, Florida School Shooting

DUDLEY, Mass.–Feb. 15, 2018–The following is a statement from Nichols College Criminal Justice Professor Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D., who is director of the Nichols College Counterterrorism Studies Graduate Program.  As I am getting ready to present on the topic “A Culture of Fear” in New Orleans at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the buzz within […]

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 Nichols College Counterterrorism Studies Professor Visits Qatar, Meets U.S. Ambassador to Iraq

Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D., Nichols College adjunct professor and director of research at the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE), visited Qatar in January to shed light on the recently imposed sanctions on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt, citing the Qatari government’s alleged support for terrorism. As part […]

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 Nichols to Host Relay for Life to Benefit American Cancer Society

Nichols College is hosting its first Relay for Life on Sunday, April 8, from 2 to 8 p.m. Relay for Life is a community-based fundraising event of the American Cancer Society, which organizes more than 5,000 such events across the world every year. Join the Nichols College community in supporting the goal of Relay for […]

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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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