Monthly Archives: December 2010
THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University awarded 646 degrees on Saturday, Dec. 11, to students who completed coursework in the summer and fall semesters of 2010. The ceremony marked Nicholls’ 87th Commencement.
THIBODAUX –The Office of Continuing Education at Nicholls State University will offer several non-credit adult classes in spring 2011. For complete details on dates, times, fees, instructors, class descriptions and registration procedures, go to www.nicholls.edu/conted and click the “Adult Programs” link.
Nicholls State University hosted the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Harold J. Callais Memorial Recreation Center on Wednesday, Dec. 15, near the corner of Bowie Road and Ardoyne Drive.
THIBODAUX – Social media applications and other technological outreach initiatives at Nicholls State University expanded to include several thousand users in 2010, with more users and at least one additional media service expected in 2011.
THIBODAUX – The Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs has awarded Nicholls State University Dining Services – administered by General Manager Richard Curtis of Sodexo – the Employer of the Year Award among its 2010 Governor’s Outstanding Leadership in Disabilities Awards.
THIBODAUX – The Bayou Region community is invited to the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Harold J. Callais Memorial Recreation Center at Nicholls State University, scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, near the corner of Bowie Road and Ardoyne Drive.
Watercolors by Lula Ameen, the late namesake of the Ameen Art Gallery at Nicholls State University, now adorn the foyer of Elkins Hall, the university’s oldest building.
THIBODAUX – Capital One Bank donated $20,000 to Nicholls State University on Thursday, Dec. 2, to set up a scholarship for low- to-moderate-income students who meet entrance requirements.
THIBODAUX – Mike Strain, commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, will deliver the keynote address Saturday, Dec. 11, when Nicholls State University confers approximately 500 degrees during commencement exercises in Stopher Gymnasium.