STUDENT PROFILE: Austin DuVarney is a Communicator, Photographer, Traveler

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Excellent communicator. Serious photographer. Loves traveling abroad. Wants to give back. You might find these personal descriptions on a good resume. Or on an online dating site. For Nichols College senior Austin DuVarney, however, they speak to his experiences as a student and his aspirations as a graduate. Unlike most of […]

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 STUDENT PROFILE: For Ian Spencer, Charity Starts at Center Ice

By RONALD SCHACHTER Nichols College senior Ian Spencer co-captains the men’s ice hockey team and has played a big role in the team’s winning seasons over the past four years. He points to last year’s Commonwealth Coast Conference championship and the team’s performance in the NCAA Division III tournament as the high points in his playing […]

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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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 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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 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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