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Ellender Memorial Library Celebrates Summer Events with Little Colonels

THIBODAUX, La. — Over the summer, Little Colonels visiting the Ellender Memorial Library were able to be Baby Shark, meet Lady Liberty and celebrate Christmas in July. Nicholls Librarians prepared events to match three of the Little Colonel Academy’s themed weeks: Ocean, America and Christmas. Library Director Elizabeth Batte, Research and Instruction Librarian and Outreach …

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Nicholls to Use NCAA Grant to Help Establish Academic Center for Student-Athletes

THIBODAUX, La. — The NCAA will give Nicholls State University $100,000 to augment student-athlete academic advancement as part of its Accelerating Academic Success Program.  As part of the award, the school will match $20,000, which brings the total to $120,000. The money will go toward establishing a Student-Athletic Academic Center in the Ellender Memorial Library. The space will give student-athletes a …

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Four Nicholls Faculty to Help Develop OER Dual Enrollment Courses

THIBODAUX, La. — LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network has selected four Nicholls State University educators to help develop interactive dual enrollment courses using open educational resources. The project is part of the federal Open Textbooks Pilot Program, funded by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Participants from Nicholls are: Elizabeth Batte, director of the Ellender Memorial Library …

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Little Colonels Academy Visits Ellender Memorial Library for Ocean Week

THIBODAUX, La. — This week, Little Colonels Academy students learned about literacy and the ocean through themed games, songs and readings.  Each summer, Little Colonels Academy puts together themed weeks for the children, and the week of June 7-11 was Ocean Week. For the event, Ellender Memorial Library Director Elizabeth Batte, Research and Instruction Librarian …

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Ellender Memorial Library and Department of English, Modern Languages, and Cultural Studies present writer SJ Sindu

THIBODAUX, La. – Ellender Memorial Library and the Department of English, Modern Langauges, and Cultural Studies at Nicholls State University invite you to attend an evening with writer SJ Sindu via Zoom on April 26, at 7pm. Sindu’s presentation is called “Writing Young Adult Characters” and will include a reading from her forthcoming novel Blue-Skinned …

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Nicholls Librarian Tabbed as Featured Speaker for National Webinar Series

THIBODAUX, La. — A Nicholls State University librarian is a featured speaker during the ACRL-Choice webinar series next month.  Brandy Burbante, head of technical services at Ellender Memorial Library, will discuss strategies for connecting students with helpful library resources.  “I’m hoping attendees leave empowered with ideas to promote library services and make meaningful relationships with …

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Nicholls alum, author to host book signing at Ellender Memorial Library

THIBODAUX, La. — Local author, photographer and Nicholls alum William Guion will hold a book signing and exhibit of his photographs this month at Ellender Memorial Library.  His photographs are currently on display throughout the library. Guion (B.A. ‘75) will be signing his latest book, “Quercus Louisiana: The Splendid Live Oaks of Louisiana” from 5 …

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Ellender Memorial Library presents Louisiana Poet Laureate

THIBODAUX, La. — Ellender Memorial Library at Nicholls State University invites you to participate in a day of poetry and creative writing as the Louisiana Poet Laureate, Dr. Jack Bedell, visits campus on Nov. 27. A Native of Houma, Bedell is the author of nine books of poetry – including “Come Rain, Come Shine,” “What Passes …

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Center for Bayou Studies to announce Lafourche Heritage Days

THIBODAUX, La. — The Center for Bayou Studies at Nicholls State University will announce the declaration of Lafourche Heritage Days on Nov. 10 in presentations both up and down the bayou. Dr. John Doucet, Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professor and dean of the College of Arts and Science, will read a proclamation approved by the …

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