Nicolet College and the Northern Arts Council are pleased to announce the opening reception for the 37th Annual Northern National Art Competition on Thursday, June 13 from 5 pm – 8 pm at the Nicolet College Art Gallery.

The annual exhibition is a collaborative effort between Nicolet College Arts &

“A Million Pieces” by Amanda Coleman of Kalamazoo, Michigan,

Nicolet College will offer a Culinary Career Essentials program this summer at no cost. Our expert chefs will prepare students for entry-level culinary positions. Nicolet College’s comprehensive program is designed to equip students with strong kitchen skills and cooking techniques for successful

instructor chef mitch working in the kitchen with a student

The Nicolet College Rainbow Hodags Student Club will co-host the Northwoods Pride Festival with ArtStart on June 15 at Hodag Park in Rhinelander.  

“Northwoods Pride is an amazing way for people in the LGBTQ+ community to know they aren’t alone,” said Hannah Rumney vice president of the Rainbow

Participants celebrated at last year’s Northwoods Pride Festival.

Nathan Zorn, an admissions representative, and Tyler Ruppert, an academic success coach, at Nicolet College, graduated from Leadership Oneida County on Thursday, May 9, marking the culmination of months of community leadership training. 

"Participating in Leadership Oneida County opened my eyes to

Nicolet College Academic Success Coach Tyler Ruppert and Admissions Representative Nathan Zorn, graduated from Leadership Oneida County on Thursday, May 9. Zorn and Ruppert are pictured with the Leadership Oneida County graduating class.

Nicolet College Vice President of Administration Kristina Aschenbrenner has been elected to join the Districts Mutual Insurance (DMI) Board of Directors. Aschenbrenner’s three-year term will begin July 1.

The 16 Wisconsin Technical Colleges came together in 2004 to form DMI to address insurance

Kristina Aschenbrenner VP of Finance at Nicolet College

Business Management student Katelyn Abbott took second place in the New Ideas Regional Pitch Contest, held on April 25 at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, Wis.

Abbott’s pitch centered around her business idea for Blondie's Bakery in Rhinelander, offering dairy-free, gluten-free, and

Nicolet College students John Krueger and Katelyn Abbott, pictured with Curt Drumm, business management/entrepreneurship instructor, recently competed in the New Ideas Regional Pitch Contest at Lakeshore Technical College. Abbott claimed second place.

Nicolet College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside have forged two new articulation agreements designed to facilitate a smooth transition for Nicolet College graduates into UW-Parkside’s renowned online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program.

The agreements, tailored

Dr. Lynn Akey, chancellor of UW-Parkside, and Kate Ferrel, president of Nicolet College, signed new articulation agreements,

The Nicolet Players’ spring performance of “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” will feature a macabre twist on classic American literature not to be missed. The theatrical adaptation of Poe’s best-known stories will take to the Nicolet College stage May 17–19 and May 23–26 at the Lakeside Center.


Nicolet Players Cast for the upcoming Spring play: Nightfall by Edgar Allen Poe

Nicolet College Cosmetology students Raven Carufel and Axle Jacobs, along with student model Isabella Hulsey, clinched third place in the Student Team Competition, Cyberpunk Fantasy, at America’s Beauty Show, held in Chicago on Monday, April 22. 

The Student Team Competition is a dynamic showcase

Nicolet College Cosmetology students Raven Carufel and Axle Jacobs, along with student model Isabella Hulsey, clinched third place at America’s Beauty Show.

Nicolet College celebrated more than 200 students invited to participate in the 2024 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, April 20.     

“Earning a college credential is a valuable accomplishment and one that each graduate will proudly carry with them for the rest of their lives,” said Nicolet

Kayla Fraley - 2024 Commencement Speaker