Nicholls News https://www.nicholls.edu/news Thu, 19 Nov 2020 21:13:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 Nicholls Political Science Online Degree Earns No. 2 Ranking From Learn.org https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/19/nicholls-political-science-online-degree-earns-no-2-ranking-from-learn-org/ Thu, 19 Nov 2020 21:13:01 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8302 THIBODAUX, La. — An online educational resource ranked Nicholls State University No. 2 in the country for Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Political Science. Nicholls was the No. 1 school in Louisiana on the list of 23. Learn.org compared universities on factors like value and cost from the U.S. Department of Education.  “I think …

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Nicholls Professor Releases Book on Social Aspect of Humans Living Off Earth https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/16/nicholls-professor-releases-book-on-social-aspect-of-humans-living-off-earth/ Mon, 16 Nov 2020 22:30:33 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8299 THIBODAUX, La. — A Nicholls State University professor seeks to further the conversation on the social ramifications of life in space in a new book. Political science assistant professor Dr. James Gilley has written “Space Civilization: An Inquiry into the Social Questions for Humans Living in Space.” The book was released by Lexington Books last …

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Nicholls Plans Next Executive MBA Class https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/16/nicholls-plans-next-executive-mba-class/ Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8298 THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls State University College of Business Administration is accepting applications for its 12th Executive Master of Business Administration cohort.  Scheduled to begin Spring 2021, the college admits only 15 students per cohort. Admission is competitive, and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Program participants begin and complete the …

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Local Nonprofit Donates to Shaver Gym Renovations https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/11/local-nonprofit-donates-to-shaver-gym-renovations/ Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:26:54 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8293 THIBODAUX, La. — The Lorio Foundation donated over $175,000 to renovate space on the Nicholls State University campus for more socially distanced classrooms.  The Thibodaux-based nonprofit donated $177,000 for a new heating and ventilation system in Shaver Gym. Named for former Nicholls student Richard Shaver, the gym has undergone a transformation this year to hold …

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Nicholls Veterans Panel to Celebrate Service https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/09/nicholls-veterans-panel-to-celebrate-service/ Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:18:26 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8292 THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University Veterans will hold a virtual Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m.  A panel consisting of Gilberto Burbante, Brenner Ledet, Amy Delatte, Dustin Duhon, Brea Dominique, Nilo Johnson, Matthew Cheramie and Roy Bauer will discuss the importance of serving in the United States Armed Forces and …

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Public Interviews for Vice President for Student Affairs Position to Begin Monday https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/06/public-interviews-for-vice-president-for-student-affairs-position-to-begin-monday/ Fri, 06 Nov 2020 22:05:48 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8291 THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University announced four finalists for Vice President for Student Affairs and will hold public interviews over the next week.  The four finalists will be interviewed in Shaver Gym:  Dr. Michele Caruso, Nicholls interim vice president for student affairs and dean of students, at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9.  Dr. …

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Law Enforcement Veteran, Nicholls Alum to Speak at Nicholls Commencements https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/11/02/law-enforcement-veteran-nicholls-alum-to-speak-at-nicholls-commencements/ Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:41:45 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8288 THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University alumni and law enforcement veteran Maj. Renee Brinkley (BGS ‘03) will be the keynote speaker at the 106th and 107th commencement ceremonies held in November.  The 106th Commencement for Spring 2020 graduates will be held across two ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 7 in John L. Guidry Stadium. The first …

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Nicholls to Launch Scholarship Fundraiser https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/10/30/nicholls-to-launch-scholarship-fundraiser/ Fri, 30 Oct 2020 21:52:37 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8286 THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University invites you to host your own food and wine tasting extravaganza by donating to the Sponsor A+ Scholar scholarship fund over the next two weeks.   The Sponsor A+ Scholar Wine and Food Tasting Extravaganza will not be held in person this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the …

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New Scholarship to Benefit Nicholls Upperclassmen https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/10/29/new-scholarship-to-benefit-nicholls-upperclassmen/ Thu, 29 Oct 2020 22:00:15 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8284 THIBODAUX, La. — Mike and Christine Bourgeois have donated $30,000 to the Nicholls State University Foundation to create a new scholarship for upperclassmen.  The Michael C. and Christine P. Bourgeois #4 Endowed Upperclassmen/Alumni Scholarship is the fourth scholarship created by the family. Previous scholarships were designed to benefit first-generation students, and students enrolled in the …

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Conoco-Phillips Grant to Help Renovate Bridge at Nicholls Farm https://www.nicholls.edu/news/2020/10/29/conoco-phillips-grant-to-help-renovate-bridge-at-nicholls-farm/ Thu, 29 Oct 2020 17:04:18 +0000 https://www.nicholls.edu/news/?p=8282 THIBODAUX, La. — Conoco-Phillips has awarded $50,000 to the Nicholls State University Department of Biological Sciences to assist in coastal restoration research and coastal plant production.  The university will use the grant to help rebuild a bridge on the Nicholls Farm. This will provide access to land that will be used to grow species of …

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