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THIBODAUX — Dr. Bruce Murphy, president of Nicholls State University, attended Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signing ceremony for the Workforce Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE) Fund bill Thursday, June 19, in Baton Rouge. The $40 million fund will be available to universities to support programs and research that educate workers in high-growth fields, such […]

THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University’s geomatics program will benefit from a $100,000 donation from the Contractors Educational Trust Fund. The donation will help Nicholls fund student scholarships, professorial endowments and workforce development opportunities. “The members of the Contractors’ Trust clearly understand the heightened needs of higher education of this decade, and their support is a […]

THIBODAUX — After more than 35 years of service to Nicholls State University, Mike Naquin is retiring from his post as chief financial officer Friday, June 6. Naquin will continue to serve in a temporary appointment while the university prepares its annual budget and searches for his replacement. “Mike Naquin has been a tremendous asset […]

THIBODAUX — More than 1,900 Nicholls State University students have been named to the spring 2014 president’s list, dean’s list and honor roll, which recognize academic excellence. A complete list of the honored students is available for download here: All Honors List for Spring 2014 Full-time students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 […]

THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University awarded the most degrees in its history during the 2013-14 academic year, handing out 1,365 diplomas to students. This spring, the university awarded 672 degrees to students during its Saturday, May 18 commencement celebrations, just under the record 673 degrees handed out at last spring’s ceremonies. Among the spring graduates […]

THIBODAUX — The director of two internationally renowned sugar industry education programs at Nicholls State University was honored for his work in Toronto last week. Dr. Robert Falgout, retired Nicholls agriculture professor and director of the Cane Sugar Refiners’ Institute and the Raw Cane Sugar Manufacturers’ Institute, was presented with the Crystal Award for achievement […]

THIBODAUX — Elizabeth Smart, an activist and ABC News contributor who gained widespread attention after she was abducted at the age of 14, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy at Nicholls State University. Smart will speak at the academy’s closing ceremonies at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 in the […]

THIBODAUX — To help keep your children active and having fun this summer, Nicholls State University’s Harold J. Callais Student Recreation Center will host Kid Fit Camp. Open to children ages 9 to 13, the two-week camp will not only focus on weight management but also on the importance of exercising, choosing nutritious foods and […]

THIBODAUX — To help reduce costs through energy conservation, Nicholls State University will modify its office hours this summer. Beginning Monday, May 26, Nicholls will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. The regular daily work schedule of 8 a.m. to 4:30 […]

THIBODAUX — Newly elected Nicholls State University Student Government Association President Adam Lefort has been selected to serve as a student member of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors is the governing body for the University of Louisiana System. As a result of his appointment, Lefort, a junior management […]

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