Global Home // Nicholls International Students

By Leroy Triggs, Staff Writer Many international students come to Nicholls State University representing various parts of the world including Australia, England, Brazil and other countries. Nicholls is the collegiate home of international students from over 30 different countries. Most international students come to play for the athletics programs which also grants them scholarships. Senior […]

Building a Future // Nicholls 25-Year Plan

Previous Next See Full Nicholls Master Plan By Brandon Cherry, Staff Writer Visualizing goals helps achievement. At Nicholls State University, a 25-year master plan is giving pictures and visuals to what the institution can look like and how it can grow in the Bayou region. Alex Arceneaux, vice president for enrollment and external affairs, says […]

Thibodaux // A Small Town Setting

By Brandon Cherry, Staff Writer Universities are not made by just the students within them, but also the community that surrounds them. The community of Thibodaux combines history, culture and hospitality to create a small college town. “I’m from New Orleans, so Thibodaux was a great change of pace for me,” says student Marianna Rocha. […]

The Drip: A Video Series

Choosing to be the Minority Episode 2: One Big Picture with Davonte BurseNicholls NAACP President & Crown Mentor Episode 3: Double Sided with Brandon Thomas & Shannon Royal Episode 4: Big Pressure with Grant HenryMen’s Basketball Manager & Crown Mentor A LITTLE HELP WITH THE TERMS The Drip dictionary HBCU Historically Black Colleges and […]

Nicholls Flashback // Then & Now

A LOOK BACK with Dr. Eugene Dial While students come and go, many faculty and staff have chosen to spend their careers at Nicholls. Those members, like Dr. Eugene Dial, and their memories and presence are as much a part of the unversity as the physical structures. Dial, who is currently an associate professor of […]

A Place to Stay // Nicholls Retention

By Erik Koike, Features Editor Enrolling in college after completing high school is a choice for many high school graduates, but keeping college students enrolled until they reach graduation is a challenge that many universities face. Nicholls State University has created several iniatives aimed at keeping students, especially those most at risk for leaving, once […]

A Leading Pair // Jay & Allison Clune

By Erik Koike, Features Editor Since Jay Clune has been President of Nicholls State University, he and his wife Allison have embraced a full partnership in achieving their vision of a cultural and physical reformation of the university. “I go to a lot of events for Nicholls and the community,” Allison Clune says. “I see […]

Growing in Spirit // Colonel Pride

by Brandon Cherry, Staff Writer Nicholls State University has long been known for a lack of school spirit, but students and alumni say Colonel Pride is growing with sports teams winning and a national nod for best regional university three years in a row. “School spirit at Nicholls has really soared since I graduated,” says […]

Building a Winning Culture // Nicholls Athletics

by Leroy Triggs, Staff Writer Nicholls State University has come a long way to make its sports programs more successful — from focusing on good coaching, more rigorous academic standards to improving facilities. “Everybody understands that athletics are bigger than just a Saturday. It’s what can a Saturday do for the institution. We’re a marketing […]

A Drop of Red // Nicholls State University’s Students, Alumni and Community

by Daniel Benitez & Erik Koike, Managing Editor & Features Editor It starts with a drop of ink, spreading and growing. The red and gray Colonels of Nicholls State University are growing too, this year being named the top regional university in Louisiana by the U.S. News & World Report in September 2019. “For U.S […]