St. Mary Now: Nicholls Nursing Program Wins Honor

Nicholls State University has accepted a 2020 Nightingale Award for Best Graduate Nursing Program on behalf of the Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing.

Welcome to Nicholls:
Kariel Mayer as a paraprofessional for Little Colonel’s Academy (Oct. 5).
Pamela Northrup as the strategic growth developer for the President’s Office (Oct. 1 to June 30)

Nicholls Student's Film to be Screened at New Orleans Film Festival

Congratulations to Andrew Liang, whose film, “Under the Knife: Overcoming Boundaries,” will screen at the 31st Annual New Orleans Film Festival.

His film is about a Nicholls State University student with an interesting narrative: while being legally blind, a double lung transplant recipient and diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, he is studying at John Folse Culinary Institute to become a chef. 

“Under the Knife: Overcoming Boundaries” will screen at the NOFF Open Air Cinema on Lafitte Greenway on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 3:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 3:30 p.m., as well as virtually throughout the festival. Andrew’s film screens with Louisiana Short Films programs and is eligible for several awards. Tickets will be available through

Faculty, Staff: Time to Consider Annual Enrollment Options

Enroll in Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance or Cancer Insurance. These plans supplement your regular health plan, and pay you a cash benefit to help with medical expenses, co-pays, rent, childcare and anything else you need.

Open Enrollment has begun and ends Nov. 15. Sign up today through your Nicholls Supplemental Benefits program.

Humanities Symposium Documentary Film Awards Announced

While the Humanities Symposium was not able to screen the short documentary films, the students’ work was awarded by judges. Congratulations student filmmakers of ENGL 446: Documentary Film Production. 

First Place: “Under the Knife: Overcoming Boundaries” by Andrew Liang

Second Place: “The Caf Crew” by Shaun Breaux

Third Place: “The Search for Evidence” by Owen Callais 

Chemistry Professor's Research Published

Chemistry Professor Dr. Uttam Pokharel has had research accepted for publication. The work is about the synthesis of helical complexes using organic linkers and nickel ions. 

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Scholarships Available

Scholarships for the Fall 2020 semester are currently available here. The deadline date is Friday, Oct. 16. Please contact the scholarship office at 448-4411 if you have any questions.

Black Student Union Hosting Trunk or Treat Event

Mark the date on your calendar for BSU’s Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 30. Join us for lots of fun, games, candy and raffles. If your organization or department is interested in reserving a parking space for a trunk, please fill out the RSVP form by Oct. 12 at noon. 

Please Donate to SGA Blood Drive

The Student Government Association is sponsoring a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 27-28 in front of the union. 

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