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  • November 12, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls State University Ceramics Club invites you to the annual Christmas Pottery Sale fundraiser later this month. Shoppers can peruse hand-crafted pottery, jewelry and prints from more than 10 artists, alumni, students and faculty. Pottery includes bowls, pitchers, trays, mugs, platters and containers, to name a few. “The Pottery Sale at Nicholls showcases the tremendous talent of students, alumni and faculty, while also providing the community with unique, handmade gifts just in time for the holidays,” said Jean Donegan, art department head. The popular fundraiser will open from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov.…...
  • November 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm
              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 for Love,” “At the Bonehouse” and “Revenant” – and has taught creative writing at Southeastern since 1992. He received the Governor’s Award for Artistic Achievement in 2007, earned the 2005 Special Humanities Award from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities…...
  • November 6, 2018 at 5:08 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University’s online English degree has been ranked one of the most affordable by an online education resource. Nicholls degree was ranked No. 5 by SR Education Group, who considered the tuition rates of every accredited college offering fully online degrees to determine and rank the most affordable options. The results were published on onlineu.org.The 2019 rankings looked at 861 schools across the nation to find schools committed to providing the most economical options for students. Nicholls was the only school in Louisiana to be ranked in the top 25. “I think this new ranking indicates…...
  • November 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University invites you to honor all veterans during a Veterans Day celebration in the Mary and Al Danos Theater on Friday, Nov. 9. Nicholls Veteran Services will hold a public ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in the Nicholls Quad and veterans will be served a free lunch in the cafeteria. “Veterans Day is a day that we stand together united in support of the men and women who have courageously and selflessly served the United States of America,” said Gilberto Burbante, coordinator of veterans services at Nicholls. “Our local heroes are such a source of inspiration…...
  • October 31, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    Dino Mulic (submitted photo) THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls Department of Music invites you to a guest performance featuring a pianist who has performed in the U.S., Canada and several European countries. Dr. Dino Mulic is an assistant professor of piano at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and will be performing works by Alban Berg, Alojz Srebotnjak, Frédéric Chopin and Modest Mussorgsky. As a professor, Dr. Mulic remains active as a recitalist. He has performed in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Michigan, New York, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. Internationally, his career expands to countries including Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Hungary…...
  • October 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls State University Department of Art invites you to view student artwork depicting dystopia – a society faced with a cataclysmic decline, a tyrannical government or collapse – in the annual Kappa Pi Themed Exhibition. The exhibit will run from now until Nov. 2 in the Ameen Art Gallery in Talbot Hall and from Nov. 5 to Dec. 7 at the Chauvin Sculpture Garden Art Studio. The theme “Dystopia” was selected by a vote of the Kappa Pi chapter members. Artworks submitted to the exhibition must in some way address the theme to be eligible for…...
  • October 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — A Nicholls Chemistry alum will speak about his team’s efforts to find a method to reduce the development of heart disease. Dr. William Robichaux (‘10 BS), who works for the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, will host a seminar “Bringin’ on the Heartache” at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, in Beauregard 104. “Dr. Robichaux’s work is an excellent example of how his work in biochemistry is impacting many generations to come,” said Dr. Chad Young, physics professor and department of physical sciences head. “The vision of Nicholls chemistry program…...
  • October 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls State University Department of Music invites you to an evening of modern of jazz at a concert held next month in the Mary and Al Danos Theater. The Nicholls Jazz Band concert is set for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8. The Jazz Band will be performing newly composed and newly-arranged works from the last four years. “This will be an exciting and fun concert for people to hear what the students have been working on this semester,” said Taylor Assad, instructor of music and Jazz Band director. “The songs we are playing are unexpected…...
  • October 25, 2018 at 5:06 pm
    THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University and the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux will examine how religion fits in modern U.S. culture during a panel discussion held next week. Titled, “Faith in America,” the event is free and open to the public and will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the Gros Auditorium at Powell Hall. “America is an outlier in the West in terms of the high number of citizens who attend church regularly, although church attendance is declining in this country,” said Dr. Paul Wilson, history and geography department head. “Modern culture has a way of…...
  • October 23, 2018 at 9:00 am
    THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University is excited to announce the public launch of Nicholls Forward, a new fundraising initiative aimed at ensuring the stability and success of Nicholls and its students, now and in the future. “This is a pivotal moment for our campus,” said Dr. Jay Clune, Nicholls president. “I believe this campaign will help advance Nicholls’ position as a top-tier regional university that benefits communities not only in the Bayou Region but also in Louisiana.” The year-long push has set a goal of $700,000, which will go toward sustaining campus facilities, campus beautification, faculty development and resources,…...