Finding Your Vision

By: Jacob Batte and Cain Madden The Vision to Open a Business In life, sometimes we put off doing what will make us happy because of concerns that seem to matter less in hindsight. Such is the case with Dr. …

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It Takes A Village

By: Jacob Batte You cannot always see hunger. You cannot always see hunger. It could …

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A Helping Hand

Some students already knew Greek life at Nicholls State University would be different. Others were …

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CROWN Every king has a story
Every King Has A Story

In a Nicholls State University classroom, two dozen young Black men step in line with …

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A Reason to Celebrate

After COVID-19 disrupted graduation plans for seniors across the country, Nicholls State University was able to safely hold ceremonies for Spring, Summer and Fall 2020 graduates during a November commencement in Guidry Stadium.


Shoulders to Stand On

The year 2020 was both a rewarding and challenging one for Dr. Michele Caruso. On one hand, she was named vice president for student affairs

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Life in the Backfield

Half a sack. Sully Laiche, one of the most decorated football players to come through Nicholls, finished his career with 37.5 sacks. That is enough

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Changing the Game

Southeastern had single coverage with a small defensive back on star receiver Dai’Jean Dixon who was going to run a vertical. Chase Fourcade knew all

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Alum Excels at John Deere

When Melissa Hymel (BS ’99, MBA ’03) graduated from Nicholls State University, she did not expect to manage employees for one of the most recognizable

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The Economics of Change

January 17, 1977. Powell 213. That was the date and the location that Dr. Donald Boudreaux’s (BA ’80) life would change forever. Though today he

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Building a home

The first time Ruble Encalade (BS ’94) stepped on the Nicholls State University campus, he felt at home. Today, the Pointe à la Hache native

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Give-N-Day Impact

Every year, Give-N-Day impacts students’ lives beyond the giant money items displayed on social media. That might be cookies to put students and counselors together

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Our Venerable Tradition

Illustration By Sharon Doucet (BA ’78) “Tradition,” wrote Friedrich Nietzsche, “grows continually more venerable.” That’s easy to understand, but for the iconoclast Nietzsche it was

Dr Hill Illustration by Akaira Sutton

Where we were, where we are, where we can be

Several months ago, I responded to a survey request from the Nicholls Alumni Federation. My response was about experiences I had as the first African-American athlete at Nicholls State University.

Woolsthorpe Manner

Illustration by Sharon Doucet (BA ’78) Woolsthorpe Manner Springtime on Earth is always a special time in the universe. It was in the springtime of


They See Me Rollin’

Nicholls President Dr. Jay Clune shows his Colonel Pride with the newly redesigned Nicholls license plate. Get yours today at any Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles or nichollsalumni.org.