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Sunday, March 30

Alumni Jazz Brunch with the President
10:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. • Alumni House
Free for dues-paying Nicholls alumni members; $30 for others.
RSVP to alumniaffairs@nicholls.edu by Friday, March 21.
Meet Dr. Bruce Murphy and his wife, Jeanne, while enjoying a brunch buffet
and listening to jazz music provided by the Pride of Nicholls band.

Nicholls Baseball vs. Oral Roberts
1 p.m. • Didier Field
Purchase tickets at gate or at nicholls.universitytickets.com.

 

Monday, March 31

Forward Together, Conversation & Coffee with
Dr. and Mrs. Bruce T. Murphy — Staff
10–11:30 a.m. • Mardi Gras Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union
Open to all Nicholls staff.

Forward Together, Conversation & Coffee with
Dr. and Mrs. Bruce T. Murphy — Faculty
2:30–4 p.m. • Mardi Gras Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union
Open to all Nicholls faculty.

 

Tuesday, April 1

4th Annual Faculty/Staff Soccer Game
4 p.m. • Nicholls Soccer Complex
Faculty and staff will take on the winningest Nicholls soccer team in program history with Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Murphy serving as honorary coaches. Donations will be accepted, and proceeds will benefit the Ryan Jeffress Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded annually to a Nicholls student with special needs. Contact dylan.harrison@nicholls.edu for more information.

Art Works fundraiser benefiting Nicholls art students
6–9 p.m. • Ameen Art Gallery (200 Talbot Hall)
For entry, purchase a $50 ticket or donate a 4” x 6” original piece of art.
Contact connie.doran@nicholls.edu.
This creative evening includes tour of art studios, student and faculty art demonstrations, opportunities to participate in hands-on experiences, a student art exhibition, a silent auction and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

Nicholls Baseball vs. Southern University
6 p.m. • Didier Field
Purchase tickets at gate or at nicholls.universitytickets.com.

 

Wednesday, April 2

“A League of Their Own: Collegiate Sports from
Shared Uniforms to Title IX and Beyond” by
Dr. Paula Welch, professor emerita at the University of Florida
2:30–4:30 p.m. • 208 Peltier Hall
Free to the public.
Dr. Paula Welch served as the first coach of the University of Florida women’s basketball team. Now a noted sports historian and professor emerita in the UF’s College of Health and Human Performance, Welch has served on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Olympic Committee and as a trustee of the U.S. Olympic Foundation.

Herman J. Doucet Sr. Memorial Biomedical Lecture:
“New Research on Common Dermatological Disorders” by
Dr. Ryan Matherne, dermatologist and 2002 Nicholls graduate
5–6 p.m. • Gouaux Auditorium • Free to the public.
Dr. Ryan Matherne earned his bachelor’s degree from Nicholls, his doctorate from LSU School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist operating a private practice in Lutcher, Cut Off and Metairie.

Dinner at Chef John Folse Culinary Institute’s LeBistro
6 p.m. • Carmel Inn, 400 East First Street, Thibodaux
By special invitation only.

Nicholls Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble Performance
7:30 p.m. • Danos Theater, Talbot Hall
Free to the public.

 

Thursday, April 3

“Education as Liberation: A Community/Technical College
with a 100-Percent Incarcerated Student Body” by
Dr. Hank Dasinger, president at J.F. Ingram State Technical College
10–11:30 a.m. • Ellender Memorial Library Multipurpose Room (Third Floor)
Free to the public.
With 30-plus years of experience in education and training, Dr. Hank Dasinger is in high demand as a facilitator for strategic planning forums, as a speaker on leadership and as a team-building consultant. After serving as an active duty officer for 21 years and working at several institutions — including the U.S. Air Force Academy — Dasinger now leads J.F. Ingram Technical College, which offers post-secondary career and technical education to incarcerated adults and eligible parolees in Alabama.

Inaugural Lunch with Student Leaders
Noon • Mardi Gras Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union
By special invite only.

Inauguration Ceremony
3:30 p.m. • Peltier Auditorium
Free to the public.

Inauguration Reception
5 p.m. • Quadrangle
Free to the public.

President’s Cocktail Reception and Dinner
6:30 p.m. cocktail reception, 7:15 p.m. hosted dinner • Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union
By special invite only. To RSVP, click here.

Concert by Curtis Rayam, famed opera tenor
7:30 p.m. • Danos Theater, Talbot Hall
Free to the public.
World-renowned opera tenor Curtis Rayam made his professional debut in 1971 with the Miami Opera.
For three decades, he has performed with major opera companies and symphony orchestras
in the U.S., Germany, Austria, France, Israel, Vienna and South Africa.

 

Friday, April 4

Opera Master Class
2 p.m. • 215 Talbot Hall
Free to the public.
International opera star Curtis Rayam along with pianist Dr. Wilfred Delphin
will host a public opera workshop.

International Film Club Showing of Late Quartet
6:30 p.m. • Peltier Auditorium
Free to the public.
In this 2012 Canadian film starring Christopher Walken and Philip Seymour Hoffman, members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stick together.

Nicholls Jazz Ensemble Performance
7:30 p.m. • Danos Theater, Talbot Hall
Free to the public.

 

Saturday, April 5

Nicholls Day of Service

Nicholls Softball vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi
1 p.m., 3 p.m. • Nicholls Softball Field
Purchase tickets at gate or at nicholls.universitytickets.com.
First Lady Jeanne Murphy will throw out the first pitch at the 1 p.m. game.

For additional information, email inauguration@nicholls.edu.

Individuals needing accommodations (ADA) can call 985-448-4783
or visit nicholls.edu/ada
.

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