DUDLEY, Mass. — Tyler Dunn of Mount Vernon is one of 31 students appointed to the inaugural Nichols Senior Advisory Council by college President Glenn M. Sulmasy.

The council comprises students who have played significant leadership roles in the Nichols community. Their role is to advise the president and senior administration on issues related to the senior class and the college in general.

In monthly meetings, the council will discuss plans, initiatives, and trends and issues in higher education.

“In addition to helping Nichols become a leader in higher education and enhance the overall experience for the community, NSAC participants will develop the communication skills that are vital to career advancement,” Sulmasy said in a news release from the college.

He reported receiving an overwhelming number of nominations for this first council, adding, “These students should be quite proud of this appointment.”

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