Category Archives: Nsu News

NSU to hold Fall Senior Day Nov. 2

[ November 2, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University holds its annual Fall Senior Day Saturday, Nov. 2.

Check in begins at 11:30 a.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The program starts at 12:30 p.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium.

Events include a student panel to answer questions about student life and a parent panel to cover scholarships, financial aid and campus [...]

German high school band to perform at NSU

[ October 21, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Rittersberg Big Band, a jazz band from Rittersberg High School in Kaiserslautern, Germany, will perform at Northwestern State University’s Magale Rectial Hall Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.  The band is touring the United States this month with stops at several high schools and universities where they perform concerts with local jazz [...]

“Rocking on the Riverbank” Festival in Natchitoches

[ 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 [...]

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 [...]