Category Archives: Nsu News

Weinzettle to be honored by Louisiana Civil Service League

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NATCHITOCHES  — Ruth T. Weinzettle, a professor of social work at Northwestern State University, will be one of five recipients of this year’s Monte M. Lemann Awards, presented annually by the Louisiana Civil Service League.
Also receiving the award on Friday in New Orleans are State Bond Commission Director Whitman J. Kling Jr., LASERS director Cindy [...]

Set designer steps into the spotlight for “The 39 Steps”

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[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Johnathan Portier is normally focused on making others look good. But this time Portier is in the spotlight as a member of the cast of “The 39 Steps,” which opens Tuesday night at Northwestern State University.

Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 [...]

Homecoming Webpage for NSU

[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has created a webpage to host information about Homecoming festivities.  Events for students will take place throughout the week of Oct. 14-19, with a parade, pep rally and Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival on Friday, Oct. 18 and a number of events, receptions, reunions and more on Saturday, Oct. [...]

Graham Price Strain Lecture Oct. 17th

[ October 17, 2013; ] SHREVEPORT – Barbara Sattler of the University of California at San Francisco will deliver the annual Graham Price Strain Lecture at Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Nursing Education Center at 1800 Line Avenue in Shreveport. A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. with the lecture [...]

NSU Artists Featured in Leesville Exhibit

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16.  “Painted Desert:  What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Students and faculty who participated in [...]

Natchitoches-NSU Symphony to perform Oct. 3

[ October 3, 2013; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will open its 2013-14 season Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Dr. Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the orchestra. Graduate assistant conductors are Mario Alejandro Torres and Lincoln Hall. Northwestern State University Professor of Horn Dr. Kristine Coreil is the featured soloist.

Tickets are $10. Northwestern State [...]

Silver Keys Trio to perform at NSU

[ September 29, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES  — The Silver Keys Trio will perform at Northwestern State University Sunday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The Silver Keys Trio consists of flutist Christina Guenther, bassoonist Susan Nelson, and pianist Geneva Fung, who worked together at Stephen F. Austin State [...]

Creole Heritage Celebration

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[ October 10, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The 20th Annual Creole Heritage Celebration will be held Oct. 10-11 in the Friedman Student Union at Northwestern State University. The event will celebrate the genealogy, history and archaeology of the Creole culture inside and outside Louisiana.

Registration is $20 per person in advance and $25 on site. The fee includes a complete registration [...]

NSU Theatre and Dance to perform “The 39 Steps”

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[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Theatre West. Tickets are $15 and $12 those age 65 and over and children age 12 and under. A package of five tickets is available for $50. [...]

ET scholarships available to NW La. students

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NATCHITOCHES – Students from nine northwest Louisiana parishes are targeted for scholarships to pursue degrees in applied engineering at Northwestern State University.  The Northwest Louisiana Manufacturers Council is partnering with the NSU Foundation to present scholarships to students from Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster parishes.  Manufacturers in the region [...]