Nicholls State University


Nicki Boudreaux

Assistant Professor, Public Relations


M.S. University of Louisiana at Lafayette
B.A. Nicholls State University


MACO 101 — Survey of Mass Communication
MACO 230 — Visual Communication
MACO 251 — Newswriting
MACO 330 – Public Relations
MACO 370 — Law and Ethics of Mass Communication
MACO 430 — Public Relations Case Studies

Nicki Lirette Boudreaux is a 1998 graduate of the Nicholls Mass Communication program where she majored in both print journalism and public relations. A member of the Nicholls Hall of Fame, Boudreaux also worked for both La Pirogue and The Nicholls Worth for which she served as managing editor.

Following graduation, Boudreaux worked in public relations for two local hospitals, Terrebonne General Medical Center and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. There she honed her public relations, writing, strategic planning and event planning skills. She won multiple awards from the Louisiana Hospital Association for her work, including the prestigious Jacqueline Leonhard Award for Writing Excellence.

In 2001, Boudreaux returned to her alma mater to serve as the Director of Student Publications. Since that time, she completed her graduate work in Communication at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her primary research areas were in communication theory, media effects and the legal rights of college student journalists. She has presented and published nationally on the latter.

She is now an Assistant Professor of Mass Communication. Her areas of interest are public relations campaigns, media law and ethics, and environmental communications. In addition to her work at Nicholls, Boudreaux is an active public relations consultant, focusing on non-profit organizations and environmental issues unique to coastal Louisiana.


Department of Mass Communication (MACO)

Office Location

102 Talbot Hall

Mailing Address

PO Box 2031, Thibodaux, LA 70310


fax: 985.448.4577


Dr. James Stewart, Head


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