Category Archives: Nsu News

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 [...]

Author Ernest Gaines to present reading at NSU

[ December 10, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Author Ernest Gaines will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public. Gaines will be introduced by former Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque.

Gaines is among the most widely read and respected contemporary authors of [...]

NSU Selling Engraved Bricks as Christmas Presents

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University offers a Christmas shoppers a way to make their loved ones a permanent and tangible part of the school.  Engraved bricks in the Alumni Plaza are available for $100 and are a visible way to celebrate a one’s ties to Northwestern State.
“This is a thoughtful gift for someone who ‘has [...]

Multicultural Christmas Concert to be held Dec. 3 at NSU

[ December 3, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University, the NSU Office of Cultural Diversity and the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will host the fifth Annual Natchitoches-NSU Multicultural Christmas Concert Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.

Admission is [...]

NSU to host American Indian Crafts Day

[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The event is held annually on the same day at the [...]

NSU to present 25th annual Christmas Gala

[ December 4, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The combined talents of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will be on display at the 25th- annual Christmas Gala Dec 4-6 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are at 7 p.m. each evening with a 9 p.m. show [...]

Festival of Lights Begins This Weekend

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The state’s oldest city is preparing for its 87th Festival of Lights.  On Saturday night at 6:30, more than half a million lights will be turned on during a ceremony in the Natchitoches Historic District.  Natchitoches was founded in 1714.
Turn on the Lights begins 45 nights of lights for the Christmas holiday, running through January [...]

Music Morning Nov. 16 at NSU

[ November 16, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Natchitoches children are invited to “Music Morning,” from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 16, an event hosted by music education majors in Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School for Creative and Performing Arts

The program is free of charge and open to children ages 3-11 who are invited to [...]

NSU to present tribute to composer Giacomo Meyerbeer

[ November 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present “A Tribute to Giacomo Meyerbeer” Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.

The tribute will feature NSU faculty Paul Christopher on cello, Dr. [...]