Interesting News Happening at Nicolet College
Nicolet College Receives $350,000 Grant From the Lumina Foundation
Nicolet College is building a culturally-based curriculum in its Liberal Arts Associate Degree program in partnership with the Wisconsin Indian Education Association. Three tribal nations located within the college’s northern Wisconsin District are working with the college to build a seamless career pathway for indigenous students that recognizes their cultural knowledge.
Nicolet College Criminal Justice Program Now Has Zero Textbook Costs
Since 2017, Nicolet College has been working to create open educational resources to replace expensive textbooks. To date, this initiative has saved students more than $434,000. The college recently established its first Z-degree (zero textbook cost) programs in Criminal Justice, Digital Marketing, Native American Tribal Management, Corrections Specialist, and Law Enforcement Recruit programs.
Nicolet College Offers Competency-Based Education
Nicolet College is the first college in the Wisconsin Technical College System to implement competency-based education. The Nicolet MyWay flexible learning initiative is transforming traditional classroom-based education to learner-centered delivery. This includes online and competency-based delivery modes, variable scheduling, and just-in-time comprehensive student support such as success coaching and pop-up enrollment events.