Category Archives: Nsu News

Tickets on sale for Christmas Festival Weekend raffle

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Alumni Affairs is hosting a raffle contest for alumni interested in attending the 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Festival.
The Christmas Festival raffle includes a $50 gas card, two nights (Friday, Dec. 5-Saturday, Dec. 6) at a local hotel, admission for two to the NSU Foundation Christmas Gala reception and the [...]

NSU Aquatics to Offer swim classes

[ May 6, 2014 to May 16, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Aquatics will offer several swim classes this summer at the NSU Recreation Complex.

A lifeguard course will be offered May 6-16 that is open to the community for new certification and renewals.  Individuals interested can e-mail Cindy Davis at nsureccomplex@gmail.com for an application and pertinent information.

The pool will open May 20.  [...]

Oliphant Golf Scramble May 10

[ May 10, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The 6th Annual James L. Oliphant Memorial Golf Scramble is set for Saturday, May 10, at the Northwestern State University Recreation Complex and Demon Hills Golf Course.  Proceeds benefit the NSU Athletic Association Endowed Scholarship Fund.

The shotgun start will begin at 8 a.m., and will include a 4-person scramble, followed by an awards reception [...]

Wartime Exhibit at Watson

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Northwestern State University freshmen Ashleigh Daniels of Marthaville and Benjamin Wright of Converse took a moment from studies in the Fleming and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room at Watson Library to look over the “Wartime in Natchitoches Exhibit.”
The panels explain the region’s role during the War Between the States as part of the city of [...]

Northwestern Philharmonic to perform Monday

[ April 28, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Philharmonic will perform Monday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.
 
Dr. Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the Philharmonic.
 
The program will be “Concerto for 2 Trumpets in D major” by Francesco Manfredini, featuring NSU Associate Professor of Music Galindo Rodriguez and student
Joseph Morrow, a music performance major who is [...]

NWLTC faculty, staff to get tuition break at NSU

NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University and Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College have signed an agreement that allows NWLTC faculty and staff to take classes at Northwestern State at a reduced tuition rate.  
 
The NWLTC employees must be full-time employees who meet standard admission requirements to Northwestern State.  Under the agreement, NWLTC employees may register for [...]

NSU Fishing Team Luring New Members

NATCHITOCHES –  A Northwestern State University club hopes to lure in prospective students interested in one of the fastest-growing collegiate team club sports.  The NSU Fishing Team is open to all students and taps into the growing popularity of organized competitive bass fishing. The team will compete in FLW, B.A.S.S. and Collegiate Bass circuits.
“Fishing is [...]

Dance recital at NSU to explore the four elements

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[ April 25, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern Theatre and Dance will present “The Four Elements” April 25-26 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance time is April 25 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. show on April 26.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors over 65 and children 12 and under. Admission is [...]

Phi Beta Delta to sponsor potluck dinner

[ April 25, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University’s chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars and the Office of University Affairs will sponsor an international potluck dinner Friday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in the Natchitoches Room of Russell Hall.

University students, faculty and staff are encouraged to bring dishes from their respective countries or ethnic [...]

Natchitoches-NSU Orchestra, Choirs to perform “Carmina Burana” April 24

[ April 24, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and NSU Choirs will present “Carmina Burana” Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with a current student I.D. Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the combined choirs [...]