Category Archives: Nsu News

Couponing class to be held Oct. 26

[ October 26, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES –A Couponing for Beginners class will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. until noon in the Natchitoches Room in Russell Hall. The fee is $29.

The class will provide participants with information on how to use coupons to substantially cut their grocery bill.

For [...]

Art alumni picnic Saturday

[ October 19, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The annual Art Alumni Picnic and Exhibition will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the Northwestern State University Alumni Plaza.  Featured artists this year are Phyllis Lear (1992), Melinda G. Parrie (2003) and Jordan Wade (2013).  The event is part of the university’s Homecoming celebration.

The Orville G. Hanchey Gallery will [...]

NSU Dance Company to perform at local museum

[ October 16, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES –The Northwestern State University Dance Company will perform at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 at the door.

The program, “Modern in Motion,” will incorporate tap, contemporary modern and contemporary tap into a site specific work, according to NSU Associate Professor [...]

NSU Jazz Orchestra to perform Wednesday

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[ October 16, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES –The Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra will present a concert Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Galindo Rodriguez will conduct the orchestra.

Members of the Jazz Orchestra are Justin Lindsay of Shreveport, Emmet Chamberlain of Wills Point, Texas, Tajh Derosier of White [...]

NSU Hosts “When Inspiration Strikes” Exhibit

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[ October 14, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – “When Inspiration Strikes,” an art exhibit by Kendra Northover, will be up in Northwestern State University’s Gallery 2 Oct. 14-18 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.

“Ideas come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are jumbled.  Some are clear.  Some are inspired by other people.  This art exhibit is inspired by [...]

Pianists from Ecuador to perform at NSU

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[ October 15, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianists Carlos Vinueza, Henry Alvarez and Dario Bueno will perform at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

Vinueza, Alvarez and Bueno are from Ecuador. They will perform works by Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, Andre Messager and Ecuadorian composers [...]

NSU softball, baseball teams plan joint reunion

[ October 18, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Alumni of Northwestern State’s baseball and softball programs will gather Oct. 18-19 during 2013 Homecoming activities for the first joint reunion involving the sports, including a slow pitch softball game involving the Demons and Lady Demons.

Registration and a complete schedule for the reunion is on the events button of the NorthwesternAlumni.com website, the official [...]

NSU will present inaugural Homecoming Festival

[ October 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will present the first-ever Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival in downtown Natchitoches on Friday, Oct. 18.  The event is open to the public and will include musical entertainment by MoJeaux (mojeauxband.com) on the riverbank stage, as well as food vendors, a mechanical bull and other attractions.  This year’s Homecoming [...]

NSU Homecoming Golf Tournament Oct. 18

[ October 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES –The Northwestern State University Alumni Association will host the annual Homecoming Golf Scramble Friday, Oct. 18 at Northwestern Hills Golf Course.  The event will begin with lunch at noon, followed by a 1 p.m. tee time for the four-person scramble.

The entre fee is $75 per person or $300 per team, which includes a jambalaya [...]

Alumna Wendy Colonna to hold concert at NSU

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[ October 12, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Singer Wendy Colonna will hold an album release concert at Northwestern State University Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Pavilion near the Athletic Fieldhouse. Admission is by donation. Students are admitted free.

Colonna, an alumna of the Louisiana Scholars’ College, is touring to promote her new CD “Nectar.” The process that [...]