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Monthly Archives: May 2009

THIBODAUX – The John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University welcomes visiting chefs from India this week – the first half of a cultural immersion program to be completed later this year when Chef George Kaslow, assistant professor of culinary arts, is slated to visit India.

THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University held commencement exercises Saturday, May 23, awarding more than 530 degrees to students completing coursework during the spring semester. With 608 degrees having been awarded in fall 2008, the spring 2009 commencement marked the first time Nicholls has awarded more than 1,100 degrees in a single academic year. The previous […]

THIBODAUX – Ten years’ worth of environmental photography will be on display at the Nicholls State University Sculpture Garden and Folk Art Studio in Chauvin on Saturday, May 23 – with an opening reception scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m.

THIBODAUX – In an effort to reduce costs by conserving energy, Nicholls State University will pilot a new work schedule during the summer months – replacing the current posted hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

THIBODAUX – The Nicholls State University Alumni Federation passed a resolution Tuesday, May 19, encouraging the state legislature, Gov. Bobby Jindal and various state boards to resolve the current budget shortfall – and systematically prioritize higher education for future state budgets.

THIBODAUX – Spring commencement exercises at Nicholls State University will be conducted Saturday, May 23, in Stopher Gymnasium – where more than 550 degrees will be conferred.

THIBODAUX – The Office of Continuing Education at Nicholls State University will provide a variety of programs for youths 18 and under during the upcoming summer months.

THIBODAUX – The College of Business Administration at Nicholls State University has revised its curriculum to provide more of the business knowledge necessary for graduate students to succeed in the workplace and augmented its prerequisite offerings in order to allow faster entry into the graduate program.

THIBODAUX – Proceeds from the HTV/Lions Club Bayou vs. River Showdown – a charity football game conducted Saturday, Dec. 20, at John L. Guidry Stadium – will help 18 incoming Nicholls State University students pay for their education.

THIBODAUX – Targeted for elimination earlier this year by the Louisiana Board of Regents, two Nicholls State University degree programs have since been deemed necessary and worthy of protection by the board. The six-year-old geomatics program and the seven-year-old marine and environmental biology graduate program will continue to operate, budget cuts notwithstanding.

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