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A Trip to Indy for NCAA Conference

by Charlie Robert This January, I had the privilege of bringing six students along with Professor Alice Mullen to the NCAA Convention in Indianapolis. Mother Nature sent us off in the midst of snow from Logan, but Indy awaited with a whopping 4⁰! We entered the … Continue reading

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Pedagogical Perspectives: Guest Speakers in the Classroom

For a variety of pedagogical reasons, faculty often bring guest speakers into their classes. We’ve rounded up a few perspectives on this tactic, below. From Wayne-Daniel Berard: I invite guest speakers because the Humanities calls for an infusion of . . . … Continue reading

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Integrating Research Project Into Teaching

By Kalpana Khanal, PhD As professors, we continually seek out ways to apply abstract theoretical constructs to real-world situations. We want students to grasp the relevance of theoretical concepts to better understand this world we live in. We desire that … Continue reading

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Accountants Invade San Diego in August!

By  Marcia Behrens and Mel Fleming Earlier this month, we were among the approximately 3,000 attendees who participated in the American Accounting Association annual meeting in San Diego, the theme of which was “Imagining our Future.” The diverse group included students, … Continue reading

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Postcards from Prague

by Dr. Leonard Samborowski & Luanne Westerling Nichols College has signed a Bilateral Exchange Partnership Agreement with the University of New York in Prague offering Nichols College students the opportunity to study abroad in Prague, Czech Republic in an English-speaking … Continue reading

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A Nichols First: Branded International Internship Program — Dublin, Ireland

by Susan Wayman; Director, Office for International Engagement, PDSO Sarah Babcock ’17, Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, Skyped her clinching job interview while studying in Spain as a first semester senior. At the 2017 Nichols “Sophomore Shout Out,” Sarah co-hosted the Office for … Continue reading

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Student-Faculty Reading Colloquium

by Michael Neagle, PhD & Mary Trottier Sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee, we organized a Student-Faculty Reading Colloquium on April 6. Featuring 12 students and six faculty, our discussion focused on student reading habits. We talked about why students may or … Continue reading

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Reflections on the First Chapter of the Visual Media Studio

by Juliana Cecera ’16, MBA ’17  Graduate Assistant & Video Production Supervisor My junior year of college, I knew that I needed to get an internship but I didn’t know where. At the time, I was lost and confused as … Continue reading

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How to Not Let Snow Days Slow You Down

by Jean Beaupre, Faculty Communication Liaison Mother Nature can surely be unpredictable! School cancellations can throw a curve ball at our best-laid plans. After our most recent snow days, we queried faculty for your ideas on how you handled the cancellations … Continue reading

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Protecting Animals: Experiential Service Learning Project

By Kim Charbonneau Last semester, my Physical Security class was invited to do a Building Risk Assessment of the Northeastern Connecticut Council of Government’s animal shelter in Dayville, Connecticut following a break-in and theft of two Pitbull puppies. As part … Continue reading

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