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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 admission for two to the 9 p. [Read More...]
Radiologic science students from Northwestern State University’s Cenla Campus joined many other local non-profits at the 20th annual “Cause We Care Fair” at the Alexandria Mall. The Fair is an interactive event in which local non-profit organizations provide information and entertainment for children of all ages. This year, NSU radiologic science students joined in the fun passing out colors and coloring pages featuring Oliver, a character created by current student Holly Lane. “Children visiting the booth were told the story of ‘Oliver Gets an X-Ray’ in which Oliver hurts his paw while playing and has to have an x-ray. [Read More...]
Name: Kasondra D. ForemanTitle: Assistant women’s basketball coachYears at NSU: 1
Job description: I work on with many different things such as recruiting, housing and admissions, guard work, team travel, film exchange, camp, scout reports and community involvement. Recruiting is one area that I really enjoy as I get the opportunity to develop relationships with potential recruits and their family members which is very important. Why I like working at Northwestern State: Working at Northwestern State has been a great experience so far and it can only get better from here. [Read More...]
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center is a Table Sponsor the President’s Command Performance, contributing $750 to the Northwestern State University Foundation in support of the spring gala and celebration of the arts. The event will take place Friday, April 4 in NSU’s Creative and Performing Arts Complex. From left are Jill Bankston, NSU’s associate director of Development; Dr. Chris Maggio, executive director of the NSU Foundation; Vanner Erikson, Cathy Jacobs, NRMC’s director of marketing, and Kirk Soileau, NRMC’s chief executive officer. [Read More...]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University awarded an Nth Degree to Carolyn B. Roy, a 1965 graduate of the university who has served the community as editor of the Natchitoches Times for more than 20 years. The Nth Degree is one of the university’s highest honors and is bestowed for going the extra mile in meritorious service to mankind. It is presented to those whose professional responsibilities and various other roles in making the world better are carried out to the Nth Degree. [Read More...]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education is offering a Louisiana Retail Florist Exam Prep Course beginning Saturday, March 8. The 87-hour course is 27 hours of classroom work and 60 hours of hands on training. Classroom training will be on March 8 and 15 from 5 p.m. [Read More...]
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. [Read More...]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University, Louisiana State University Eunice and Willis-Knighton Health System are collaborating to help prepare students to work as diagnostic medical sonographers.LSU Eunice is using a $117,124 grant from the Board of Regents to offer its Certificate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Northwestern State’s College of Nursing and School of Allied Health in Shreveport. The program will start in June. Those enrolled will be LSU Eunice students and will take classes through desktop video at Northwestern State’s campus at 1800 Line Ave. [Read More...]
Northwestern State University alum Jo Pease, co-founder of the Louisiana Youth Seminar, is a Title Sponsor for the President’s Command Performance, a spring gala that will showcase vocalists, musicians and visual artists in NSU’s School of Creative and Performing Arts. Tickets and sponsorships are available at northwesternalumni.com with Title sponsorships ($1,500) and Table sponsorships ($750) available. Individual tickets are $65 per per son and $125 per couple. [Read More...]
NATCHITOCHES – Brandon Bean is a strong advocate for the value of an education.Bean, a graduate student in Northwestern State University’s master’s program in homeland security, is in his second year as a member of the University Police Department.“In today’s economy, everyone is looking for people with more education,” said Bean, who received a bachelor’s at Northwestern State in 2011. “So the more education I receive, the better off I will be. [Read More...]
Lenn Prince, left, and her husband Danny were recognized by the Northwestern State University Foundation in thanks for their support of the President’s Command Performance, an event that will honor Bill Brent, right, as the first inductee into the School of Creative and Performing Arts Hall of Fame. Tickets for the event, which will feature the talents of students in Creative and Performing Arts, are $65 per person and $125 per couple. Sponsorships are available at the Title ($1,500) level and the Table ($750) level. [Read More...]
Staff of The Current Sauce, Northwestern State University’s student newspaper, are commemorating the publication’s 100th birthday with a reception and gathering of former editors and staff Saturday, March 8. The event will begin with a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dinner at 7 p. [Read More...]
John Manno Jr. of Southland Printing in Shreveport presented a $1,500 Title Sponsorship check to Jill Bankston, associate director of development. The donation to the Northwestern State University Foundation supports the President’s Command Performance, a spring gala to celebrate the arts and honor Bill Brent, the inaugural inductee into the School of Creative and Performing Arts Hall of Fame. The President’s Command Performance will take place April 4. [Read More...]
Who’s Who at Northwestern StateName: Elena BogaczovaTitle: Instructor of music/staff accompanistEducation: Bachelor’s degree in music performance, Northwestern State;
Master of Music (piano performance), Northwestern State;
Years at NSU: 5
Job description: Serve as an accompanist for NSU choirs, teach class piano, provide piano accompaniment for guest artists, faculty, student recitals and student juries. Why I like working at Northwestern State: I like working at NSU because of the diverse culture of the faculty and students. Everyone is so friendly that we seem like one big family. [Read More...]
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Living on campus has been great. I have made so many friends and there is never a dull moment because of them.
The Department of Language and Communication has expanded its teaching areas to include media and film studies thanks, in large part, to a grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents. Drs. Crank and Bauman submitted a proposal for undergraduate research in 2009 that funded the beginning of a film library to be housed in the department. Through this grant, the department has now launched a new concentration that will allow students to study and analyze classic and contemporary film. The department has also committed to screening one classic, rare, or unseen film every semester in order to generate interest in the new concentration and to utilize the new films they have received.