Category Archives: Nsu News

Shires to Present Horn Recital at NSU

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[ February 3, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – Hornist Brent Shires and pianist Terrie Shires of the University of Central Arkansas will perform at Northwestern State University Monday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

Brent Shires teaches horn, music theory and brass pedagogy classes at Central Arkansas. He is also [...]

Violist Peter Minklet to Perform at NSU

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[ February 6, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – Violist Peter Minkler will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. He will be accompanied by Northwestern State as part of an all Brahms program.

A longtime member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, he also holds the [...]

NSU to offer non-credit class on Photoshop basics

NATCHITOCHES – A class on Adobe Photoshop fundamentals will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Tuesday, Feb. 4. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Annex. The course runs through Feb. 25. The fee [...]

NSU to hold Junior Day Feb. 1

[ February 1, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University will hold its annual Junior Day Saturday, Feb. 1. The program is sponsored by NSU’s Office of University Recruiting. High school juniors who plan to begin college in the fall of 2015 and their families are invited to attend.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. The program [...]

Cake decorating class to begin Feb. 3

[ February 3, 2014 to March 24, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning cake decorating class will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, Feb. 3. The class will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts Building near the Friedman Student Union. The course runs through March 24. The [...]

Pianist Joel Hastings to perform at NSU

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[ January 16, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Joel Hastings will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free.

Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Information [...]

Interim Director Chosen of NSU’s Scholar’s College

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NATCHITOCHES –Dr. Curt Phifer has been named interim director of the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University. Phifer, a professor of biology, will serve while a national search for a permanent director to replace Dr. T. Davina McClain takes place. McClain stepped down as director to teach full-time.
Phifer was at Duke University before joining [...]

Driver’s education class to begin Jan. 6

[ January 6, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a driver education class beginning Monday, Jan. 6. Those taking the class must be 15 years old by the first day of class.

For more information or to register, call (800) 376-2422 or (318) 357-6355 or go to ece.nsula.edu/non-credit.

NSU to hold Fall Commencement Dec. 20

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[ December 20, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its Fall Commencement Exercises Friday, Dec. 20 in Prather Coliseum.

Undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Education and Human Development and undergraduate students from the Louisiana Scholars’ College will receive diplomas at 10 a.m. Undergraduate and graduate students from the [...]

NSU Chamber Choir to perform “Lessons and Carols” Tuesday

[ December 10, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Chamber Choir will present a candlelight service of “Lessons and Carols” Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at 145 Church St. in Natchitoches. Admission is free and open to the public. Dr. Burt Allen will direct the Northwestern choir.

Jordan DeRouen of DeRidder is [...]