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  • Nicholls alumni plan New Year bash

    December 16, 2013 7:15 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls Alumni Federation is planning a New Year's Eve fundraiser party. The Daily Comet reports the event will start Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. at the Bollinger Memorial Student Union on the university's Thibodaux campus. Music will be by Soul Survivor and there will be a... more »
  • Nicholls to offer '1st generation' scholarships

    August 3, 2012 8:23 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University will offer 24 scholarships this fall exclusively to students who are the first in their family to attend college. The scholarships will range from $500 to $1,250 for qualifying students. The Daily Comet reports that money for Nicholls' First-Generation Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Program... more »
  • New petroleum labs endowment at Nicholls

    May 9, 2012 7:12 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La., says a Mississippi-based oil and gas company has completed arrangements for the first installment of an endowment that will pay for new petroleum service labs at Nicholls. Tellus Operating Group LLC of Mississippi is making the initial $10,000 gift in... more »
  • Nicholls to hold oil spill conference

    April 16, 2012 6:52 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University will hold a conference Wednesday reviewing the effects of the BP oil spill two years ago. Keynote speaker is Donald Boesch, appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Boesch is a... more »
  • Education program is a prelude to Nicholls fest

    March 12, 2012 6:37 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Artists, historians and craftspeople will speak to and perform for 2,000 primary, middle and secondary students at the "Tresors du Bayou" program Friday at Nicholls State University. The students also will learn Cajun versions of the waltz, two-step and jitterbug. The program is a prelude to... more »
  • Nicholls recruiting top high school students

    February 10, 2012 10:46 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - More than 100 high-school seniors took part in Nicholls State University's "Leadership and Diversity" recruitment night. Wednesday night marked the fourth recent invitation-only event Nicholls has held this year to lure the best-qualified students from surrounding parishes. The Daily Comet reports that in order to attend... more »
  • Nicholls team in business analysis competition

    February 7, 2012 6:58 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Students from universities in Louisiana and Texas are in a competition this week involving business analysis. Students from Nicholls State, Tulane, LSU, Rice and Texas A&M are among the participants in this week's CFA Institute Research Challenge. A Nicholls news release Monday said the contest requires... more »
  • Nicholls is 'All-Steinway'

    September 8, 2011 9:46 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University is about to become an "All-Steinway School." The university in Thibodaux is getting the designation from the famous piano manufacturer Steinway & Sons for exclusively using Steinways for performances and music education. Nicholls' began efforts to build its all-Steinway collection of 21 pianos... more »
  • Major construction projects touted at Nicholls

    July 14, 2011 9:37 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University students will see some major changes when they return to campus next month. Construction on a new student recreation complex will be well under way. Meanwhile, numerous renovations have been completed on the campus's Olympic-sized swimming pool. And the largest classroom building on... more »
  • Student Dies During Homecoming Hayride

    September 27, 2010 9:48 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - State police say a Nicholls State University student died when he fell from the front of a fraternity's homecoming hayride trailer and was run over. Master Trooper Bryan Zeringue (zuh-RANG') identifies the victim as 19-year-old Nathan Trepagnier (treh-pan-yay) of New Orleans. He says 42-year-old Eric Zeringue... more »
  • Nicholls State Comfirms Safety of Seafood

    August 18, 2010 7:06 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Officials with the Institute for Seafood Studies at Nicholls State University say consumers of Louisiana seafood can be confident in the findings of the safety assurances issued by government agencies. In a Tuesday statement, Dr. Marilyn Kilgen said the results of intensive investigations have consistently shown... more »
  • Nicholls State Comfirms Safety of Seafood

    August 18, 2010 5:20 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Officials with the Institute for Seafood Studies at Nicholls State University say consumers of Louisiana seafood can be confident in the findings of the safety assurances issued by government agencies. In a Tuesday statement, Dr. Marilyn Kilgen said the results of intensive investigations have consistently shown... more »
  • Nicholls State Responds to Gulf Oil Spill

    May 11, 2010 10:59 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University is offering several services in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Associate professor Quenton Fontenot says the Louisiana Native Plant Initiative has set aside 3,000 mangrove plants to help with coastal restoration. The initiative operates in part at the Nicholls farm.... more »
  • Nicholls to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus

    May 11, 2010 10:54 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University will become a tobacco-free campus effective Jan. 1. University spokeswoman Renee Piper says the policy change prohibits the use of tobacco in any form. The current policy prohibits the use of tobacco products within 25 feet of campus buildings, on sidewalks or inside... more »

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