Category Archives: Nsu News

Floral design class to start Saturday

[ March 8, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, March 8.

The course will be taught on March 8, 15 and 22 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 [...]

NSU to host regional history bee and bowl

[ March 1, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the Northern Louisiana National History Bee and Bowl Saturday, March 1 at Watson Library beginning at 9 a.m. Admission to the event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Participating schools include Winnfield Middle School, Riverdale Academy, Airline High School in Bossier and St. Mary’s of Natchitoches.

The [...]

NSU Research Day March 13

[ March 13, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s 27th annual Research Day will be Thursday, March 13.  Research Day showcases a broad range of graduate and undergraduate academic and creative endeavors with students offering 15-minute oral presentations on their topics, followed by question and answer sessions.  In addition to dozens of concurrent paper sessions, the day will include [...]

NSU to hold Spring Senior Day March 8

[ March 8, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its annual Spring Senior Day Saturday, March 8. Top students can get a head start on their college education at NSU’s Credit Connection being held that same day.

Northwestern State’s Office of University Recruiting will be holding its annual Spring Senior Day beginning at 9 a.m. Registration starts at [...]

LA Folklife Center seeks traditional recipes for cookbook

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NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Folklife Center is seeking help as it updates the Natchitoches-Northwestern State University Folk Festival Cookbook and invites the public to submit recipes for consideration.  Personal stories about the recipe are also welcome.
“Have your recipe go down in culinary history by contributing your traditional recipes to be included in the Natchitoches-NSU Folk [...]

Driver’s education class to be offered in March and April at NSU

[ March 25, 2014 7:30 am to March 28, 2014 4:30 pm. April 18, 2014 to April 27, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer two separate sessions of driver’s education this spring. The first session will be March 25-28 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The second session will be on April 18, 21, 23, 26 and 27 at a time to be determined.

The course will [...]

Olla Elementary Class Gathers Can Tabs for St. Jude’s

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Students at Olla Elementary gathered almost 500 pounds of can tabs to support Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  These students are members of Mary Thompson’s third grade class, and the fundraiser was sponsored by NSU.
KLAX ABC 31 News 2/25/14

Monday concert to honor music of Charles Mingus

[ February 24, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES  — The Northwestern State University Tuesday Night Jazz Combo will present a musical celebration of Charles Mingus and his music from the Civil Rights era Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The program will include “Better Git It In Your Soul,” “Fables of [...]

Flutist Emily Butterfield to perform Thursday

[ February 20, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Flutist Dr. Emily Butterfield of the University of Central Oklahoma will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The program will include works by Camille Saint Saens, Francis Poulenc, Ian Clarke and Albert Roussel.

Butterfield teaches applied [...]

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.
KLAX ABC 31 [...]