Nichols College Students Inducted into Honor Societies

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College recognized on April 30, 2019, the following students with their induction into the College’s and national honor societies. The seniors will graduate at the College’s May 11 Commencement at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Political Science Professor Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., presided over the general ceremony. “I […]

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 Nichols College Students Awarded for Academic Achievement

Nichols College honored on April 23, 2019, the following students with academic awards, certifications, and scholarships for outstanding performance in their respective fields of study and programs of interest. The seniors will graduate at the College’s May 11 Commencement at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. EDWIN L. HUBBARD FACULTY SCHOLARSHIPS Kyle Desjardins, sophomore accounting […]

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 STUDENT PROFILE: Nichols Criminal Justice Major Ashley Corcoran on Mission to Work for FBI

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College junior Ashley Corcoran of Wrentham, Mass., is strong. For the past three years, she’s excelled in criminal justice and recently won that major’s most prestigious scholarship. Not to mention that she can deadlift 250 lbs.—a way station in her training as a competitive body builder. “There are so many ways […]

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 Nichols Class of 2019 ‘Presents a Unique Situation’: 5 Seniors with Perfect GPA

While Nichols College’s Class of 2019 boasts five students who have achieved a 4.0 GPA, only one of them could offer the valedictory address at this year’s Commencement, which will be held Saturday, May 11, at the DCU Center in Worcester. “The Class of 2019 presents us with a unique situation,” said Professor Mauri S. […]

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 Junior Ben Carbone Wins Top Prize in 7th Annual Nichols Elevator Speech Competition

This exercise helps students feel comfortable speaking in front of an audience and gives them a chance to practice being articulate, concise, and meaningful while delivering a powerful message. Being able to give effective presentations will no doubt be a beneficial skill for these whole leaders to have in their future careers.    By LORRAINE […]

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 STUDENT PROFILE: For Junior Hope Rudzinski, Three’s Not a Crowd

By RONALD SCHACHTER DUDLEY, Mass.—Hope Rudzinski was the last of three siblings to choose Nichols College, but she was not following in the footsteps of an older brother or sister who were already at the College or had graduated. In fact, she and her brother Zach and sister Carlie are triplets, and all currently juniors. […]

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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 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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