Monthly Archives: August 2012
THIBODAUX – Drs. David Boudreaux, Badiollah Asrabadi and Alex Lasseigne were awarded emeritus titles during Nicholls State University’s first faculty meeting of the fall 2012 semester, held Thursday, Aug. 16. Boudreaux was named vice president for institutional advancement emeritus, and Asrabadi and Lasseigne were both named professor emeritus.
Dr. Michael Chiasson, head of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems at Nicholls State University, was awarded the Presidential Award for Academic Administrator Excellence – the highest honor a Nicholls administrator can receive – at the first faculty meeting of the fall 2012 semester, held Thursday, Aug. 16.
Dr. Gary LaFleur, associate professor of biological sciences and assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Nicholls State University, was awarded the Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence – the highest honor a Nicholls teacher can receive – at the first faculty meeting of the fall 2012 semester, held Thursday, Aug 16.
Nicholls State University administrators officially rededicated the fully refurbished, 40-year-old Calecas Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 14. With around 80 attendees, including community leaders and family members of the residence hall’s late namesake – Dr. Raymond Jerome Calecas – the campus ceremony was one of a decade-long series of similar events as Nicholls continues to modernize [...]
THIBODAUX – Beginning in fall 2013, students in the College of Business Administration at Nicholls State University will have the option of maritime management as a degree concentration. Fully funded by industry partners and private donors – along with student tuition and fees – the program is designed to meet regional industry workforce demands.
Nicholls State University resident assistants watch as fellow RAs Shane Smith, elementary education senior from New Orleans, and Palash Tiwari, athletic training junior from Delhi, India, scale a climbing wall on Friday, Aug. 10.
More than 30 nontraditional, incoming students – including 17 veterans – attended an exclusive orientation seminar at Nicholls State University on Tuesday, Aug. 7.
President outlines funding sources, emphasizes necessity for recruitment THIBODAUX – Despite four years of state budget cuts, Nicholls State University has been able to move forward with several campus construction projects funded by self-assessed student fees, restricted state allocations and targeted donations – funds that, by state policy, cannot be used to offset budget reductions.
THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University will offer 24 scholarships exclusively to first-generation college students who enroll in fall 2012.