Nichols Sophomore Nick Anderson Leads the Way in Raising Awareness for Cancer Research

The 2nd annual Nichols College Relay For Life will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, starting at 6 p.m. in the main gym of the Athletic Center on Center Road, Dudley, Mass. The registration fee is $15 prior to the event, or $20 “at the door.” Food and beverages will be provided. The event is open […]

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 91 Things to Do in the Woo

We just discovered a great resource to share with students (or your colleagues!) looking for off-campus things to do … Compiled by Discover Central Massachusetts, these are 91 things students just have to do before they graduate. From iconic Worcester to trendy places to check out; this list will get anyone motivated to explore and […]

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 STUDENT PROFILE: Richard Vazquez Aims to be a Financial Fraud Hunter

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Richard Vazquez Jr. is putting his Nichols College double major in criminal justice and accounting to good use. The senior from Methuen, Mass., has spent much of his college career learning the ins ‘n’ outs of forensic accounting—a growing field for which Nichols is preparing accounting students. Forensic accounting is the […]

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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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 5th Annual ‘President for a Day’ to Be Held in April

President Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D., has announced the 5th annual “President for a Day” contest. During this special day, President Engelkemeyer swaps roles with a Nichols College full-time undergraduate day student to experience student life. Meanwhile, the lucky student gets to experience what it’s like to be a college president. While the President breaks out […]

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 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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 Nichols is ‘Friendliest’ School in Massachusetts for Military Veterans, Servicemembers, Their Families

Military Friendly® Lauds Nichols’ Support of Their Educational Pursuits   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College has been recognized as the only Gold Military Friendly® school in Massachusetts by publisher VIQTORY Media. The 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools in the United States that support and […]

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 Statement Regarding Thunder, Nichols College’s Bison Statue

From Nichols College Dean of Students P.J. Boggio: “Thunder, the Bison statue on the sidewalk outside of Fels [Student Center at the corner of Center and Healey roads] is no longer standing at his post. [Monday morning, Feb. 4, 2019], following a careful inspection we determined that the extent of the damage done to Thunder […]

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 Nichols Students Spread Holiday Cheer, Bison Give Back to Local Community

By HOPE RUDZINSKI  DUDLEY, Mass.—Christmas for children here who are less fortunate can leave a hole in little hearts. But with the help of Nichols College community members, that void was filled—at least a little.   The Nichols College Men of Distinction (MOD) helped to raise awareness across campus for YOU Inc.’s annual Adopt-A-Child program. The […]

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 In Hosting High School DECA Students, Nichols Helps Future Business Leaders Emerge

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Seventy budding business leaders and entrepreneurs from local high schools recently honed their pitching and presentation skills before a “DECA Day” judging panel of faculty and staff at Nichols College, a college of choice for business and leadership education. For the past three years, students from DECA programs at Bartlett […]

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