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Monthly Archives: October 2012

THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University’s student athletes are graduating at some of the highest rates in the state, according to statistics released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) last week. The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report shows that 68 percent of Nicholls student athletes who began college in 2005 earned their degrees within six years. […]

THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University invites students, their families and the local community to its annual Family Day celebration on Saturday, Nov. 3. The festivities will begin at noon next to John L. Guidry Stadium and lead up to the 3 p.m. kick-off of the Colonels football game against McNeese State University. A Nicholls tradition since […]

CUTLINE 10/22/12 Morris P. Hebert Inc. (MPH), a Houma-based surveying and engineering company, donated funds for five $1,000 annual scholarships to benefit Nicholls State University geomatics students. “The geomatics program is an asset to Nicholls and the profession,” said Morris P. Hebert, MPH chief executive officer and president. “We’ve had great students work internships with […]

THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University joined more than 480 public four-year colleges and universities in a national pledge to boost the number of college graduates. Through Project Degree Completion: A Public University Initiative, the institutions have committed to awarding 18.4 million degrees over the next 14 years. This will help the nation reach its goal of […]

THIBODAUX — The Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the New Orleans steamboat at its 16th annual Bite of the Arts fundraising gala. The event, themed “Rollin’ on the River: Celebrating the Steamboat Bicentennial,” will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Bollinger Memorial Student […]

THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University distributed more than 12,500 nonperishable food and household items to Houma, Dulac and Morgan City food banks — all thanks to the second Nicholls CAN! food drive. The campuswide turnout far surpassed the drive’s goal of collecting 7,000 items. Donations are also up from last spring, when the initiative raised […]

THIBODAUX — In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Nicholls State University invites the community to a Take Back the Night rally and candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Nicholls Women’s Resource and Services Office, the event will begin on the front steps of the university’s Bollinger Memorial Student Union. Participants […]

THIBODAUX — The Nicholls State University Department of Music will host a guest artist recital for soprano Carol Lines at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, on campus in the Mary M. Danos Theater of Talbot Hall. During the free public event, Lines — accompanied by pianist Megan Reilly — will perform songs from Hugo Wolf’s “Italienisches […]

THIBODAUX – During halftime of the Oct. 13 Nicholls State University football game, Dr. Stephen T. Hulbert, university president, crowns Brittany Chiasson, psychology junior from Napoleonville, as the 2012 Nicholls Homecoming Queen with King John Berger, business management junior from Thibodaux, at her side. Chiasson is the director of student rights and grievances for the […]

THIBODAUX – Ethan Pitre, art senior from Cut Off, left, and Koryn Boyd, art freshman from Pointe-aux-Chenes, paddle their pirogue toward the finish line during the Nicholls State University Homecoming pirogue races held on Thursday, Oct. 11, on Bayou Lafourche. The tradition dates back to 1953 and has become a staple of Homecoming Week. Nicholls […]

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