Category Archives: Nsu News

Water aerobics class to begin June 3

[ June 3, 2014 to June 27, 2014. July 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014. August 1, 2014 to August 29, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Three sessions of water aerobics class will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.  The class will be taught June 3-27, July 1-31 and Aug. 1-29 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Robert Wilson Recreation Complex pool. The fee is $35 [...]

InDesign class to begin June 3

[ June 3, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on Adobe InDesign Fundamentals starting Tuesday, June 3.

The course will be taught on June 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Annex. The cost for the class is $99.

The [...]

NSU will offer Art Fundamentals camp

[ June 2, 2014 to June 20, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Creating and Performing Arts/Department of Fine + Graphic Art will host an Art Fundamentals Summer Camp for youngsters age 5-11.  Three sessions with three different themes will be offered.  All sessions run from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and will take place in Room 205 of the Fine Arts Annex. [...]

LC, NSU Offering ROTC Program

Louisiana College is partnering with NSU to provide students with an ROTC program starting this fall.
The students can take one Army ROTC class and lab per semester at NSU. They will be able to graduate as commissioned officers in the U.S. Army.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/15/14

Fun with Music camp to begin June 2 at NSU

[ June 2, 2014 to June 6, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – The School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will sponsor a Fun With Music Camp June 2-6.

Children ages 5-11 can participate in a variety of music experiences including singing, music games, instrumental activities, composing and other creative music activities.

Activities will begin each day at 9 a.m. and continue until noon, [...]

Dates set for Children’s Theatre Camp at NSU

[ May 14, 2014 to July 9, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will host it’s annual Summer theatre Camp July 30-Aug. 6 for youth ages 8-14.  Classes will be from noon-5 p.m. daily, except for Sunday.

The cost is $180 per student or $150 for students with two or more siblings.  Snacks will be provided.  A $25 deposit [...]

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 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


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 [...]