Category Archives: Nsu News

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 [...]

No reservations needed for final ‘Steel Magnolias’ performances

[ April 8, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Reservations are no longer required for the final performances of “Steel Magnolias,” presented by Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. The show will run April 8-11 in the Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, and [...]

Astral Project to perform at NSU April 11

[ April 11, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Astral Project will perform with the Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. The performance by Astral Project replaces a concert by the Stan Kenton Alumni Jazz Orchestra on April 10 which was cancelled.

The NSU Jazz Orchestra [...]

Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble to perform Wednesday at NSU

[ April 9, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will perform Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Jeff Mathews and Steve McKeithen are the conductors.

The program, “Portraits of Sound,” will feature the music of Gustav Holst, Adam Gorb, John Mackey, Ralph [...]

Website makes NSU band CDs available

NATCHITOCHES – Supporters and past members Northwestern State University’s band can enjoy a number of past performances which are now available online.
The band has teamed up with soundset.com to make CDs of marching band and concert performances available. Nine CDs dating back to 2002 are available and more will be added soon, according to Director [...]

NSU Spirit group tryouts set for Saturday

[ April 5, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University holds auditions for its 2014-15 cheerleading squad, Demon Dazzlers and Vic the Demon mascot this weekend.

Tryouts for the cheerleading squad are April 5-6 in Prather Coliseum.

The Northwestern State cheerleaders are the premiere spirit group for the University. The cheerleaders serve several roles at the university. They have the opportunity to cheer [...]

Tickets for President’s Command Performance at NSU still available

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[ April 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Tickets are still available for the President’s Command Performance, a spring celebration of the arts honoring Bill Brent, former director of Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts.  The event will take place Friday, April 4 and will include performances by several Northwestern [...]

Second part of floral design class to begin Saturday at NSU

[ April 5, 2014; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer Basic Floral Design Part II beginning Saturday, April 5.

The course will be taught on April 5, 12 and 19 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master’s Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches. The cost is $200 plus a $150 [...]

Art will be featured at NSU spring gala

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[ April 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Several works of faculty art and pieces from Northwestern State University’s permanent collection will be on exhibit during the President’s Command Performance, a spring gala to celebrate the arts and honor the accomplishments of Bill Brent, former director of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing [...]