· Leah Jackson

About Leah Jackson

Leah Jackson is Northwestern State University's Director of Public Information and Media Relations. She is a 1994 and 2011 graduate of NSU and has been on staff since 2004.

71st Demon Battalion activated

NATCHITOCHES – The 71st Demon Battalion at Northwestern State University was activated for Fall 2020 through a short and socially distanced formation during lab at the beginning of the semester.

The Battalion leadership includes the following.

Cadet Lieutenant Colonel MacKenzie Buie-Grace, a senior at LSU Shreveport, a partnership school, took command of the Demon Battalion at the start […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation supports NSU Hurricane Relief Fund

NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Foundation has been able to help students affected by Hurricanes Laura and Delta by distributing relief funds to address a number of expenses related to the impact of the category 2 storm that struck the state in August, followed by Hurricane Delta in September. The Hurricane Relief Fund garnered […]

BGC launches Focus on the Future with NSU Foundation

NATCHITOCHES – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) announced the establishment of the Focus on the Future scholarship program in partnership with more than 40 college and universities in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, including Northwestern State University. The company is disbursing more than $1 million to represent “BGC’s dedication to education and giving back to those who […]

The Bridge Church donates to NSU Food Pantry

NATCHITOCHES – The Bridge Church of Natchitoches dropped of donations of food items to the Northwestern State University Food Pantry to help students who struggle with food insecurity.  From left are senior level nursing student volunteers Trayvon Snow and Sarah Makin with church representatives Justin and Heather LaGrange. The church plans to engage its congregation […]

Alum Rob Robertson joins PNC Bank, continues to give back

NATCHITOCHES – Rob Robertson, a 2000 graduate of Northwestern State University’s School of Business, has been appointed senior vice president, divisional territory executive for mortgage with PNC Bank, a position he began Sept. 30.

Robertson joined the PNC Bank team as a territory senior executive covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Texas.  He has […]

Waskom, Brown & Associates support NSU Food Pantry

NATCHITOCHES – Waskom, Brown and Associates donated non-perishable food and other items to the Northwestern State University Food Pantry, which stocks food, personal hygiene items, toiletries and cleaning supplies to NSU and BPCC@NSU students.  The company has been a long-time supporter of the NSU Food Pantry, making monthly donations to help those in the university […]

NSU earns A in teacher prep classroom management

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among the top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a non-partisan not-for-profit research and policy organization, for strong training in classroom management strategies.

This month, NCTQ released its 2020 Teacher Prep Review:  Clinical Practice and Classroom Management, which […]

Alpha Lambda Delta chapter wins national award

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Success has been awarded the Maintaining the Flame Award for activities during the 2019-20 academic year.  This award highlights continued excellence in programming, internal communications, campus visibility and overall presentation of their application.

The successful chapter at Northwestern State University was […]

Alum Demetri Hill to be recognized as SWASAP Achiever

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University alumnus Demetri M. Hill has been selected as the 2020 Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) TRIO Achiever Awardee for Louisiana. Each year, SWASAP recognizes one TRIO alumnus from each state who has made significant civic, community or professional contributions and show that participation in the TRIO programs had […]

Engineering Technology will host virtual open house Oct. 19

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will host a virtual open house in conjunction with Manufacturing Month.  The virtual event will highlight programs of study, career opportunities and post-baccalaureate certifications.

The virtual open house will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19.  Guests can join through the following portals.



Meeting Number: 146 777 […]