The first graduating class of Nicolet College’s new Autism Spectrum Disorder program recently completed their studies and earned diplomas in this emerging education specialty that is in high demand across the Northwoods.

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three female graduates and one female instructor outside smiling for photo
Nicolet College’s seven Academic Success Centers located throughout the Northwoods will be open for in-person teaching this fall to provide free instruction for individuals preparing to attend college, build academic skills for the workplace, earn a GED or HSED, learn basic computer skills, or learn to speak English. 
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academic success lab

Nicolet College has passed the $1 million mark in textbook savings for students as the college continues to expand its efforts to offer free and high-quality instructional materials. 

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students studying in Lakeside Center

Kate Ferrel became the seventh president of Nicolet College during a recent investiture ceremony on the Rhinelander campus attended by students, staff, community, education, and tribal leaders. 

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New president of Nicolet at Investiture ceremony

The Oneida County Health Department has been honored with the Wisconsin Technical College System’s Futuremaker Partner Award for its close working relationship with Nicolet College during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Photo of Oneida county health department staff receiving award from WTCS

Kate Ferrel shares a welcome message as she begins her new role as Nicolet College’s 7th President. She expresses her gratitude to serve as a leader for the college and defines her personal philosophy of higher education.

Nicolet College will advance its efforts delivering online instruction to students of color thanks to a $30,000 grant the college recently received from the Urban Institute’s Career and Technical Education CoLab. 

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Female student holding books on path going to class

For the second consecutive year, Nicolet College has been named a Promising Places to Work award winner by two national organizations that support diversity efforts by community colleges across the country. 

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Northwoods Building

Citing his ability to serve as a catalyst for innovation, remove barriers for students to higher education, and advance academic achievement, the Wisconsin Technical College System has awarded Nicolet President Richard Nelson with its prestigious 2021 Eag

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Entrance of Red Oak Center

Scenic trails, lakes and rivers throughout the Northwoods will soon take center stage in Nicolet College’s Outdoor Adventure program as the series prepares to kick off its 25th anniversary season. 

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