Campus Events

Upcoming non-academic events at Nicholls State University.

January 18, 2017
  • Gamma Phi Beta Recruitment
    January 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Gamma Phi Beta sorority is starting a Nicholls chapter. Recruiters will share information about Gamma Phi Beta and meet potential new members.



  • Colonel Catholics in the Union
    January 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Stop by the Colonel Catholics table in the Union lobby to learn about the organization and its upcoming events.



  • NSPIRE Bake Sale
    January 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    NSPIRE (Nicholls Students Promoting Industry & Real-World Experience) will host a bake sale to raise funds for club activities.



  • Nicholls Students for Life Table
    January 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls Students for Life will host an informational table to engage the campus in discussion about issues such as abortion, human trafficking, embryonic stem cell research, support for student parents, etc.



  • SPA Weekly Meeting
    January 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Location: Leaders Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Student Programming Association will host its weekly meeting. All students are welcome to attend.



  • Campus Dining Association Meeting
    January 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Bayou Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Campus Dining Association will host its monthly meeting. All are invited to attend and share their feedback on the campus dining experience.



  • College of Education Alumni Chapter Kick-Off Social
    January 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: La Casa Del Sol, 141 Westover Drive, Thibodaux


    Nicholls education graduates are invited to celebrate the new Nicholls College of Education Alumni Chapter with a kick-off social. RSVP at nichollsalumni.org/events.



  • Nicholls Students for Life Meeting
    January 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: Bayou Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls Students for Life will meet to discuss upcoming events and life issues. Interested members of the campus community are welcome to attend.



  • Women's Basketball home vs. Abilene Christian
    January 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • Waffle Night Karaoke
    January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: Snack Bar Area, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    After cheering on the women's basketball team, stop by the Snack Bar for free waffles and a fun evening of Colonel karaoke.



January 19, 2017
  • Region 10 Social Studies Fair
    January 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls will host the Region 10 Social Studies Fair for fourth through 12th graders in Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles and St. Mary. Check-in and project setup will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with public viewing from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Participants should be prepared for judging to begin at 11:30 a.m. The fair will close with an awards program at about 3 p.m. in Peltier Auditorium. Visit nicholls.edu/continuing-ed/social-studies-fair for details.



  • Gamma Phi Beta Recruitment
    January 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Gamma Phi Beta sorority is starting a Nicholls chapter. Recruiters will share information about Gamma Phi Beta and meet potential new members.



  • Family Service Center Volunteer Recruitment
    January 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Family Service Center in partnership with Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana will recruit volunteers and educate students and employees about the purpose of the Family Resource Center as well as the Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana organization.



  • National Popcorn Day
    January 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Location: Bollinger Memorial Student Union Courtyard


    Come to the Student Union Courtyard and enjoy some delicious caramel popcorn on National Popcorn Day.



  • Not On Bread Alone
    January 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church


    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church will host its first Not On Bread Alone for the spring semester. Lunch will include red beans and rice, salad, bread and desserts. The meal is free, but donations are always appreciated.



  • PIKE Colonization Meeting
    January 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Bayou Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity is expanding and forming a colony at Nicholls. Students interested in learning more about the organization are encouraged to attend the colonization meeting.



  • SPA Movie Series Presents "Finding Dory"
    January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: LeBijou Theater, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Student Programming Association will host a free screening of "Finding Dory," the 2016 Disney Pixar film that takes the beloved blue tang Dory on a journey in search of her long-lost parents.



  • Stuff Stopher: Men's Basketball home vs. Abilene Christian
    January 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



January 20, 2017
  • Gamma Phi Beta Recruitment
    January 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Gamma Phi Beta sorority is starting a Nicholls chapter. Recruiters will share information about Gamma Phi Beta and meet potential new members.



  • National Disc Jockey Day
    January 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Location: Bollinger Memorial Student Union Courtyard


    Stop by the Student Union Courtyard to enjoy some tunes from KNSU while celebrating National Disc Jockey Day.



January 21, 2017
  • Chef John Folse Culinary Institute Student Assembly
    January 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: 101 Gouaux Hall


    The Chef John Folse Culinary Institute will host a meeting with all culinary students to discuss institute policies and disseminate information.



  • Women's Basketball home vs. Lamar
    January 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. Lamar
    January 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



January 22, 2017
  • Men's and Women's Tennis away vs. Alabama State
    January 22, 2017

    Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi


    For match details, visit geauxcolonels.com.



  • PIKE Colonization Meeting
    January 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Century Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity is expanding and forming a colony at Nicholls. Students interested in learning more about the organization are encouraged to attend the colonization meeting.



January 23, 2017
  • SPA Tacky Sweater Contest
    January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017


    Did you receive a tacky sweater for Christmas? SPA is hosting an online tacky sweater competition Jan. 23-27. To enter, take a picture of your wackiest, tackiest sweater and post it to social media using the hashtag #NichollsGoesTacky. the winner will receive a free Nicholls tacky sweater.



  • Gamma Phi Beta Recruitment
    January 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Gamma Phi Beta sorority is starting a Nicholls chapter. Recruiters will share information about Gamma Phi Beta and meet potential new members.



  • National Pie Day
    January 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Location: Bollinger Memorial Student Union Courtyard


    Come and eat some pie with the crew in the Student Union Courtyard — free just for you.



  • SPA Giveaway Table
    January 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Student Programming Association will hand out giveaways in the Union.



  • Ellender Memorial Library Survey
    January 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Ellender Memorial Library will be surveying students and employees about what changes they'd like to see in the library.



  • SGA Meeting
    January 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Leaders Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Student Government Association will host its first meeting of the semester. All students are welcome to attend.



January 24, 2017
  • SPA Tacky Sweater Contest
    January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017


    Did you receive a tacky sweater for Christmas? SPA is hosting an online tacky sweater competition Jan. 23-27. To enter, take a picture of your wackiest, tackiest sweater and post it to social media using the hashtag #NichollsGoesTacky. the winner will receive a free Nicholls tacky sweater.



  • Gamma Phi Beta Recruitment
    January 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Gamma Phi Beta sorority is starting a Nicholls chapter. Recruiters will share information about Gamma Phi Beta and meet potential new members.



  • Chi Alpha Contact Table
    January 24, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Stop by the Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship table in the Union lobby to learn about the organization and its upcoming events.



  • National Compliment Day
    January 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Delta Zeta sorority members will hand out compliments to students in celebration of National Compliment Day.



  • Spring Blood Drive
    January 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Bollinger Memorial Student Union Courtyard


    United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive, sponsored by the Nicholls Association of Student Nurses, to support local hospitals in need of blood donations.



  • ReThink Your Drink
    January 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Galliano Dining Hall


    What's in your drink? More than you think! Chat with our Campus Dining dietitian to find out how you can make better beverage choices.



  • NAACP Weekly Meeting
    January 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: Bowie Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls NAACP chapter will host its first weekly meeting of the semester. All are invited to participate.



  • Scholars Night
    January 24, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    By invitation only. High-achieving high school seniors and their families are invited to Nicholls State University's scholarship awards ceremony and dinner. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. Call 985-448-4507 for more information or to RSVP.



  • Alpha II Omega Bible Study
    January 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Lafitte Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Alpha II Omega College Ministry invites young men and women interested in furthering their spiritual growth to join them for weekly Bible study.



  • Valerie Francis Faculty Recital
    January 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    Dr. Valerie Francis, assistant professor of music, will perform a free faculty recital showcasing her vocal talents.



January 25, 2017
  • SPA Tacky Sweater Contest
    January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017


    Did you receive a tacky sweater for Christmas? SPA is hosting an online tacky sweater competition Jan. 23-27. To enter, take a picture of your wackiest, tackiest sweater and post it to social media using the hashtag #NichollsGoesTacky. the winner will receive a free Nicholls tacky sweater.



  • Spring Blood Drive
    January 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Bollinger Memorial Student Union Courtyard


    United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive, sponsored by the Nicholls Association of Student Nurses, to support local hospitals in need of blood donations.



  • The Colonel Krewe Back to School Bash
    January 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Teche Action Clinic and Nicholls Health Services will present the Colonel Krewe Back to School Bash featuring a king cake eating contest, D.J. FAB from KBZE 105.9 FM, food, prizes and health insurance information.



  • Nicholls Students for Life Table
    January 25, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls Students for Life will host an informational table to engage the campus in discussion about issues such as abortion, human trafficking, embryonic stem cell research, support for student parents, etc.



  • Women's Basketball home vs. Houston Baptist
    January 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



January 26, 2017
  • SPA Tacky Sweater Contest
    January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017


    Did you receive a tacky sweater for Christmas? SPA is hosting an online tacky sweater competition Jan. 23-27. To enter, take a picture of your wackiest, tackiest sweater and post it to social media using the hashtag #NichollsGoesTacky. the winner will receive a free Nicholls tacky sweater.



  • Scholars Night
    January 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    By invitation only. High-achieving high school seniors and their families are invited to Nicholls State University's scholarship awards ceremony and dinner. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. Call 985-448-4507 for more information or to RSVP.



  • Men's Basketball away at Houston Baptist
    January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: Houston, Texas


    Visit hbuhuskies.com for tickets and game-day details.



January 27, 2017
  • SPA Tacky Sweater Contest
    January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017


    Did you receive a tacky sweater for Christmas? SPA is hosting an online tacky sweater competition Jan. 23-27. To enter, take a picture of your wackiest, tackiest sweater and post it to social media using the hashtag #NichollsGoesTacky. the winner will receive a free Nicholls tacky sweater.



  • Gamma Phi Beta Recruitment
    January 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Gamma Phi Beta sorority is starting a Nicholls chapter. Recruiters will share information about Gamma Phi Beta and meet potential new members.



  • Women's Indoor Track and Field away at A-State Invitational
    January 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas


    For meet details, visit astateredwolves.com.



  • Women's Indoor Track and Field away at McNeese Indoor II
    January 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana


    For meet details, visit mcneesesports.com.



  • National Chocolate Cake Day
    January 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Come to the Student Union and eat some free chocolate cake.



  • Faculty and Staff $5 Friday
    January 27, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Galliano Dining Hall


    Nicholls faculty and staff will be offered a special discounted lunch for $5 plus tax.



January 28, 2017
  • Special Olympics/Nicholls Tennis Clinic
    January 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Nicholls Tennis Courts


    The Nicholls Tennis Team will host a clinic for the Special Olympics of Louisiana. For more information, contact awalker@laso.org.



  • Women's Basketball away at Texas A&M Corpus Christi
    January 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: Corpus Christi, Texas


    Visit goislanders.com for tickets and game-day details.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. McNeese
    January 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



January 29, 2017
  • PIKE Colonization Meeting
    January 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Century Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity is expanding and forming a colony at Nicholls. Students interested in learning more about the organization are encouraged to attend the colonization meeting.



January 30, 2017
  • January Birthday Celebration
    January 30, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Galliano Dining Hall


    Is your birthday in January? Celebrate with a delicious cupcake at our monthly birthday lunch celebration. Lunch is $7.41 plus tax for those not on a meal plan.



January 31, 2017
  • Faculty and Staff Spring Social
    January 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Colonels Retreat, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    To kick off the semester, Nicholls faculty and staff are invited to the Spring Social, where they will receive a ticket for a complimentary glass of wine (or beverage of choice) and light snacks upon presenting their Colonel Card.



  • Scholars Night
    January 31, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    By invitation only. High-achieving high school seniors and their families are invited to Nicholls State University's scholarship awards ceremony and dinner. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. Call 985-448-4507 for more information or to RSVP.



February 1, 2017
  • African-American History Month Opening Keynote: Town Hall Discussion with Dr. Cleveland Hill
    February 1, 2017 @ 9:40 am - 11:00 am

    Location: LeBijou Theater, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    A visible member of the Nicholls and Thibodaux communities, Dr. Cleveland Hill will host a town hall discussion to kick off the 2017 African-American History Month celebration.In 1968, Hill, a freshman from Moss Point, Mississippi, became the first African-American student-athlete at Nicholls. He finished his collegiate basketball playing career in 1972 as the all-time leading scorer with 1,607 points and the all-time leader in rebounds with 1,174. After earning his degree and serving in the military, Hill returned to Nicholls first as an assistant basketball coach then as an education professor, retiring in 2006 after serving as dean of the Nicholls College of Education. Refreshments will be provided by the Student Union.



  • African-American Themed Cuisine: Shrimp and Okra Gumbo
    February 1, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Galliano Dining Hall


    Teanna Sandifer, Nicholls culinary arts senior from Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, will be the guest chef for the African-American themed dish. Known as one of Louisiana's most popular dishes, "gumbo" derives from the West African word for okra, the main ingredient. Lunch will be $7.41 plus tax for guests without a meal plan.



  • Nicholls Students for Life Table
    February 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls Students for Life will host an informational table to engage the campus in discussion about issues such as abortion, human trafficking, embryonic stem cell research, support for student parents, etc.



  • Faculty Senate Meeting
    February 1, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Multipurpose Room, Ellender Memorial Library (third floor)


    The Nicholls Faculty Senate will hold its monthly meeting. All faculty are invited to attend.



  • Women's Basketball away at Southeastern Louisiana
    February 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Hammond, Louisiana


    Visit lionsports.net for tickets and game-day details.



  • Men's Basketball away at Southeastern Louisiana
    February 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Location: Hammond, Louisiana


    Visit lionsports.net for tickets and game-day details.



February 2, 2017
  • Scholars Night
    February 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    By invitation only. High-achieving high school seniors and their families are invited to Nicholls State University's scholarship awards ceremony and dinner. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. Call 985-448-4507 for more information or to RSVP.



  • SPA Movie Series Presents "Hotel Rwanda"
    February 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: LeBijou Theater, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Student Programming Association will host a free screening of "Hotel Rwanda" (2004), the story of hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina, who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. Hotel Rwanda has two resonant themes: that one man can make a difference, and more importantly, that we are all our brother's keeper. Popcorn will be provided.



February 4, 2017
  • Women's Basketball away at UNO
    February 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location: New Orleans, Louisiana


    Visit unoprivateers.com for tickets and game-day details.



  • Men's Basketball away at UNO
    February 4, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm

    Location: New Orleans, Louisiana


    Visit unoprivateers.com for tickets and game-day details.



February 7, 2017
  • Discussion of “The Thibodaux Massacre” with Author John DeSantis
    February 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: LeBijou Theater, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Author and award-winning journalist John DeSantis will discuss his recently published true-crime book "The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike" (2016). Refreshments will be served, and attendees will have the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of the book at the event.



February 8, 2017
  • Region 10 Science Fair
    February 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls will host the Region 10 Science and Engineering Fair for sixth through 12th graders in Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles, St. Mary and St. Martin. Check-in and project setup will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with public viewing from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Participants should be prepared for judging to begin at 11:30 a.m. The fair will close with an awards program at about 3 p.m. in Peltier Auditorium. Visit nicholls.edu/continuing-ed/social-studies-fair for details.



  • African-American Themed Cuisine: Hoppin' John Stew
    February 8, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Galliano Dining Hall


    Josh Dimattia, Nicholls culinary arts senior from Independence, Louisiana, will be the guest chef for the African-American themed dish. A humble dish of black-eyed peas and rice, Hoppin' John Stew is a New Year's menu tradition seen by some as a good luck ritual. The dish appears to have originated from slaves in the Low Country of South Carolina. Lunch will be $7.41 plus tax for guests without a meal plan.



  • Women's Basketball home vs. Stephen F. Austin
    February 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • RELATE to Education featuring Sha’Condria “iCon” Sibley
    February 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    RELATE to Education is an open-mic event where participants share ideas based on a theme through poetry, storytelling, musical/vocal performance and dance. Hosted by students from the university's Spoken Word Poetry course, question and answer is held between the performer and audience. Sha'Condria "iCon" Sibley, a spoken word artist from Alexandria, Louisiana, and Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam Champion (2016), is the featured performer. Refreshments will be served.



February 9, 2017
  • Continuing Nursing Education: Pharmacology Update
    February 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Betsy C. Ayo Hall Auditorium


    The Nicholls Continuing Nursing Education program will host "Pharmacology Update: Prescribing, Treating and Managing Common Disorders." The program is worth 6 contact hours. The goal of this program is to provide RNs and Advanced Practice Nurses with comprehensive drug knowledge including new drug therapies, drug updates and FDA alerts related to prescribing, treating and managing common disorders. For more information or to register, visit nicholls.edu/cona-conted.



February 10, 2017
  • History of Zulu Presentation
    February 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Carnival Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Zulu historian Clarence Becknell will discuss the origins of the organization that has become internationally known for its rich traditions including its most sought-after Mardi Gras throw: the Zulu coconut.



  • 7th Annual A Festival of the Negro Spiritual Concert Series
    February 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    The Nicholls Department of Music will host A Festival of the Negro Spiritual Concert Series featuring historical songs once sung by slaves and plantation workers. The music event will feature distinguished guest artists, faculty and students from universities across several states as well as community members. Admission will be $5.



February 11, 2017
  • Women's Basketball home vs. Central Arkansas
    February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • Men's Basketball away at Central Arkansas
    February 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location: Conway, Arkansas


    Visit ucasports.com for tickets and game-day details.



February 12, 2017
  • African-American History Month Town Gown Worship Service
    February 12, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

    Location: Morning Star Baptist Church, 101 Brule Guillot Road, Thibodaux


    Rev. Larry Frank Sr., pastor of Morning Star Baptist Church, will host a Town Gown Worship Service.



February 13, 2017
  • NAACP's Kings and Queens Expo
    February 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Location: Front of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls NAACP chapter will present a visual showcase of the past African Kings and Queens who were influential to African-American culture.



February 14, 2017
  • "One Room School House: The State of the African-American" Presentations
    February 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Location: Multipurpose Room (third floor), Ellender Memorial Library


    A multidisciplinary group of Nicholls faculty and community members will expand and extend the conversation on the national African-American History Month theme, "The Crisis in Black Education," through a series of presentations. For a list of presentation descriptions and times, visit nicholls.edu/news/2017/african-american-history.



  • How is Your Heart, Sweetie? Glucose and Blood Sugar Testing
    February 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls nursing students and faculty will provide free screenings for elevated blood pressures and glucose levels.



February 15, 2017
  • African-American Themed Cuisine: Yassa Chicken
    February 15, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Galliano Dining Hall


    Tira Griffin, Nicholls culinary arts junior from Houma, Louisiana, will be the guest chef for the African-American themed dish. One of the most famous African recipes, Yassa Chicken is a traditional dish from Senegal that's infused with multiple layers of flavor developed from marinating the chicken in an onion sauce. Lunch will be $7.41 plus tax for guests without a meal plan.



  • Nicholls Students for Life Table
    February 15, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls Students for Life will host an informational table to engage the campus in discussion about issues such as abortion, human trafficking, embryonic stem cell research, support for student parents, etc.



  • Financial Aid Night
    February 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    Nicholls is dedicated to making college education affordable for students in the Bayou Region and beyond. High school students and their families are invited to come learn more about FAFSA, TOPS and other financial aid opportunities such as private scholarships, grants, loans and student employment. Free and open to the community; sign-in begins at 5:30 p.m. To RSVP, please visit nicholls.edu/fin-aid-night. Can't make it to Thibodaux? Watch a live stream of the presentation at nicholls.edu/livestream. For more information, visit nicholls.edu/financial-aid or call 985-449-4048.



  • Sojourner Truth Cantata
    February 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    Nicholls faculty members Dr. Valerie Francis, Dr. Michael Bartnick, Dr. Matthew Swihart, Dr. Jason Ladd and Dr. Shane Anderson will share the stories of freedom fighter Sojourner Truth in song and drama.



  • "A Spiritual Journey"
    February 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    Pastor David Rhodes will lead an evening service.



February 16, 2017
  • SGA's River Road Museum Tour
    February 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: River Road African-American Museum, 406 St. Charles Street, Donaldsonville


    The Nicholls Student Government Association will sponsor a free bus trip for students to tour the River Road African-American Museum, a premier facility focusing on the history and heritage of African-Americans along the Mississippi River. The bus will depart from the front of the Student Union at noon and return to campus at 4 p.m. To reserve your spot, call 985.448.4557, visit the SGA Office or email dolly.mcgeever@nicholls.edu. Students must sign up by Feb. 10.



  • Kenner Alumni Meet & Greet
    February 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Messina's, 2717 Williams Boulevard, Kenner, LA


    Nicholls Alumni will host a meet and greet at Messina's in Kenner. Entry fee is $20 and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, sodas and teas. To RSVP, visit nichollsalumni.org/events or contact Katherine Gianelloni, alumni engagement coordinator, at 985-448-4109 or katherine.gianelloni@nicholls.edu.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. Central Arkansas
    February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



February 17, 2017
  • Deadline for Hall of Fame nomination forms
    February 17, 2017

    Location: Student Affairs Office


    Nicholls faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate graduates of Nicholls who they feel have distinguished themselves and the university through academic and extra-curricular achievements. Only students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who graduated in the summer and fall commencements of 2016 and those who will graduate in spring 2017 are eligible for consideration. Forms can be found at nicholls.edu/osa/forms.