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New members join Nicolet College Foundation board of directors
Submitted photoTwo of the Nicolet College Foundation’s newest board members, Gretchen Hoover and Chris Rog, are pictured here flanked Nicolet College president Richard Nelson, left, and Nicolet Foundation executive director Heather Schallock, right. The third new member, Kathy Rankin of Tomahawk, was unavailble for the photo.
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Two of the Nicolet College Foundation’s newest board members, Gretchen Hoover and Chris Rog, are pictured here flanked Nicolet College president Richard Nelson, left, and Nicolet Foundation executive director Heather Schallock, right. The third new member, Kathy Rankin of Tomahawk, was unavailble for the photo.
The Nicolet College Foundation recently added three new members to its board of directors.
Saturday, June 25, 2016


Nicolet College to launch evening welding classes this fall
Nicolet College welding classes will be offered evenings starting this fall for individuals looking to enter or move up in the field but were unable to take daytime classes due to other obligations.
Saturday, June 25, 2016

Middle school students to focus on building STEM skills at Nicolet robotics camp
Creative and high-tech engineering will take center stage at the upcoming robotics camp at Nicolet College.

Open to students entering seventh- or eighth- grade in the fal, participants will expand their talents in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) as they build a sophisticated robot, the college said in a press release.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Nicolet Quick Start June 21 features one-stop enrollment for fall semester
Anyone looking to attend Nicolet College Fall Semester can fast-track the enrollment process with one stop at the college's Quick Start event from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, in the University Transfer Center on the Nicolet Campus, the school said in a press release.
Saturday, June 18, 2016

Foundation awards Gourdoux scholarship to nursing student
As Melissa Blackwell pursues her dream of becoming a nurse, she thinks about how she wants to help save infants who face great obstacles when they're born. When she was growing up, she learned that a relative gave birth to a son, with no signs of illness, who died after only living one day.

"After hearing this story, I knew I wanted to do something that would help other babies like him," she said. "I know it won't be easy, and at times it will be emotional, but it is a rewarding experience and I'm ready for the challenge."
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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Nicolet College Trustees honor seven with Outstanding Service Awards
The Nicolet College Board of Trustees recently honored seven college employees with 2016 Outstanding Service Awards for superior performance that advanced student learning, responded to community needs, and furthered the overall mission of the college.

Below are selected comments from the nominating papers for each award recipient.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

LaBrasca honored with Nicolet College's Top Gun Welding Award
Citing his great attitude, impressive skills, and solid work ethic, the Nicolet College Welding Department has awarded its 2016 Top Gun Welding Award to Brett LaBrasca of Rhinelander.

"We had several top-performing students, any one of which would have been deserving of the award," Nicolet College welding instructor Warren Krause said in a press release. "What set Brett apart was a combination of factors.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Nicolet College IT students bring home high honors from national competition
Nicolet College Information Technology students Jacob Oestreich and Joseph Haydon recently returned with top 10 honors after competing in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Boston, Mass.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Nativity students learn about poverty during Red Nose Day
Nativity Catholic School students and staff used entertainment Thursday to raise awareness and money for Red Nose Day - a global effort to help children in need.

Students and teachers filed into the gym, big red balls fastened to their noses.

The fourth-grade teachers - Ann Zemski and Jodi Peyer - bought red noses for their classes and asked their students to bring in $1 to secretly buy a nose for another classroom and that class would pay it forward. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Nicolet graduates 470 in weekend ceremonies
Years of hard work and perseverance was rewarded Saturday as 470 students received 580 credentials at the Nicolet Area Technical College spring 2016 commencement ceremonies. Many graduates received multiple college credentials including associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

The ceremony took place inside the Rhinelander High School Auditorium, due to renovations at the Nicolet Learning Resource Center. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Rhinelander students win automotive competition at Nicolet
Students at Rhinelander High School walked away with a traveling trophy this month, after winning the first annual Nicolet Automotive Competition.

Led by their teacher Josh Legrey, all four of the students who competed placed in the top 10. Senior Jed Everson took first place, senior Lucas Price took second, sophomore Riley VanDoren took fifth, and junior Sam Julson took sixth. (subscriber access)
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Saturday, May 21, 2016


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