Category Archives: Nsu News

NSU To Go Smoke-Free

Another Central Louisiana university will go smoke-free.  Northwestern says it will rid itself of tobacco by August 1st.  LSU of Alexandria made the announcement last week to do the same.
It will cover all interior spaces at NSU and branch campuses, all vehicles, moving or parked, and apply to faculty, staff, students and visitors.
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2nd Annual Spring Music Festival coming to NSU Campus

[ March 21, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] Northwestern State University’s student run radio station KNWD 91.7 FM is putting on its 2nd annual music festival, DemonFest 2014, starting at 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014.  DemonFest 2014 will be held at the Iberville Field on the NSU campus. Admission to Demonfest is $10 for non-NSU students, and NSU/LSMSA/BPCC students get in free [...]

Thompson to present recital Wednesday at NSU

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[ February 19, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Professor of Music Dr. J. Mark Thompson will present a recital at Northwestern State Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

The program, “Bass Trombone Favorites,” will include works from composers Halsey Stevens, Robert Planel, Donald White, Ralph Vaughan-Williams and Jan Koetsier.  Elena [...]

Pianist Washington Garcia to perform Feb. 18 at NSU

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[ February 18, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Washington Garcia will perform at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free.

Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Information [...]

Pottery by guest artist Gary Ratcliff on exhibit at NSU

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[ February 13, 2014 to February 27, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting an exhibition of work by ceramicist Gary Ratcliff, associate director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and head of the ULM Department of Art.  Ratcliff teaches beginning and advanced level of pottery at ULM, exhibits [...]

NSU Theatre to present “Hairspray” Feb. 19-23

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[ February 19, 2014 to February 23, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will present the musical “Hairspray” Feb. 19-23 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 19-22 with a 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 23.

Tickets are $15 and $12 for senior citizens 65 and over and children 12 and under. Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana [...]

Grant writing class to start at NSU Thursday

[ February 13, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – A course on grant writing will offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, Feb. 13.

“Beyond Basics: Grant Writing to Capture Funding” is designed to train current and aspiring grant writers in the most critical strategy and writing skills needed to win grants. Beginning with guidance in how [...]

Two NSU events postponed on Tuesday

NATCHITOCHES – Expected inclement winter weather has postponed two Northwestern State University events planned for Tuesday.
The Spring/Summer Job Fair scheduled for the Friedman Student Union has been postponed until April.
A recruiting event for prospective students in the Lake Charles area has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12.
For more information on the Job Fair, call (318) [...]

Spring/Summer Job Fair to be held Tuesday at NSU

[ February 11, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Counseling and Career Services is sponsoring a Spring/Summer Job Fair Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. The event is open to Northwestern State students and alumni.

Local, national and multinational companies, governmental agencies and universities will be on hand to [...]

NSU College of Nursing to hold open house Feb. 13

[ February 13, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and School of Allied Health will hold its annual open house Thursday, Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the NSU Nursing Education Center at 1800 Line Ave. in Shreveport.

Short presentations on NSU’s nursing, radiologic sciences and allied health programs will be made. Prospective students can meet with [...]