THIBODAUX â€“ Dr. Gerald Early, a nationally recognized essayist and critic of American culture, will be the featured speaker Thursday, Nov. 8, at the annual Fletcher Lecture Series. Continue reading “Nicholls Fletcher Lecture to Feature Prominent Essayist”
THIBODAUX â€“ An educational program about the culture of the Indian subcontinent has been scheduled by Ellender Memorial Library at Nicholls State University at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, in the Plantation Suite in the Bollinger Memorial Student Union. Following a brief film about India, several Nicholls faculty members will discuss the traditions, religions, foods, dress and music of their native countries of India and Nepal. Sumita Bhattacharyya, assistant professor of education; Ramaraj Boopathy, distinguished service professor of biological sciences; Rajkumar Nathaniel, assistant professor of biological sciences; Hemant Patil, visiting assistant professor of finance and economics; and Balaji Ramachandran, assistant professor of geomatics, will talk about India, and Anit Aryal, instructor of mathematics, will discuss Nepal. Information about Pakistan will also be presented. Continue reading “Journey from India to Nicholls”
THIBODAUX â€“ Nicholls State University alumnus Ken Wells, author of the novel â€œCrawfish Mountain,â€ scheduled for release by Random House on Oct. 23, will be on campus at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Nicholls bookstore to sign copies of his book before leaving on a promotional tour that will take him to several states and New Orleans. Continue reading “Book Signing Set with Author Ken Wells Monday, Nov. 5”
THIBODAUX â€“ The entire Nicholls State University community, including students and their families, is invited to help the university celebrate “Fete de la Famille,” its annual Family Day celebration, on Saturday, Nov. 10, next to John L. Guidry Stadium on the Nicholls campus. Continue reading “Family Day at Nicholls Set for Nov. 10”
THIBODAUX — “Slow Food,” the theme of this year’s Bite of the Arts gala, the annual fundraising event that benefits the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University, will celebrate the traditional flavors of Louisianaâ€™s culinary heritage. Continue reading “Chef John Folse Culinary Institute Plans Fundraiser”
THIBODAUX â€“ The Nicholls State University International Film Club, in conjunction with the TournÃ©es Festival, will present a five-part series of French films beginning Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Le Bijou Theater on the Nicholls campus. Continue reading “French Film Series to Begin Wednesday, Nov. 7”
The Friends of Ellender Memorial Library at Nicholls State University is seeking donations of hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs and cassette and VHS tapes for its used book sale.
Donations can be dropped off weekdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the multimedia room on the first floor of the library on the Nicholls campus. All proceeds from the sale, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, and from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, will help fund library resources and program activities. For more information, call (985) 448-4643.
The Nicholls Players will perform the Greek tragedy, â€œOedipus the King,â€ at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 27, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, in Talbot Theater on the campus of Nicholls State University. â€œOedipus the King,â€ by Sophocles, is the story of a man who is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Fate, free will and family relationships are explored in this version of the play, adapted by Dr. Myron Tuman, professor of English, and directed by Dr. Stanley Coleman, assistant professor of speech and theater. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for general admission. For more information, call (985) 448- 4586.
THIBODAUX â€“ The Office of Continuing Education at Nicholls State University is offering the following non-credit courses for adults during the month of November: Continue reading “Nicholls to Offer Non-Credit Courses for Adults”
THIBODAUX â€“ The JPMorgan Chase Management Excellence Series luncheon, hosted by the Nicholls State University College of Business Administration and JPMorgan Chase, is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Envie Restaurant in Thibodaux. Continue reading “Nicholls to Host Annual Management Luncheon Thursday, Nov. 1”