· 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.

NSU seeks nominations for outstanding alumni awards

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Alumni Association invites nominations for three alumni awards, two that recognize distinguished service and one for volunteerism toward the Alumni Association.  The awards will be presented this fall in conjunction with the Long Purple Line celebration and Homecoming festivities.

Nominations will open Monday, July 11 and close Monday, Sept, 5.  Nominations […]

Vote for ‘Faith’ sculpture, nominated for CODAworx People’s Choice Award

NATCHITOCHES – A sculpture installation by Natchitoches artist James Borders is one of 100 finalists for the CODAworx People’s Choice Award.  The juried competition selected the TOP 100 most successful design projects that integrate commissioned art into an interior, architectural or public space and is now open to public voting.  People’s Choice voting will extend […]

NSU gets approval for tuition reduction for M.Ed.

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Education received approval for a rate reduction for individuals seeking a Master of Education in Education Leadership and Post Master’s Certificate in Education Leadership. NSU will charge $280 per credit hour for the M.Ed. and PMC, including tuition and fees. The new pricing structure will be available to […]

Students selected for second cohort of R.F. Lewis Scholars

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University students Jairus Killings of Syracuse, New York, and Caiden Matthews of Shreveport have been named Reginald F. Lewis Scholars by the University of Louisiana System.  Killings, Matthews and two students from each of the other eight schools in the UL System were introduced as the second cohort of R.F. Lewis […]

High school dual enrollment students qualify for associate degrees

NATCHITOCHES – Eighty-seven students from 15 high schools throughout Louisiana fulfilled Northwestern State University’s requirements for an Associate of General Studies degree by taking dual enrollment classes.  They will officially be eligible for diplomas in August. By earning college credit in high school, the students save time and money in pursuit of their bachelor’s degrees, […]

Destination Science camp starts next week

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Biological and Physical Sciences will host Destination Science Summer Camp June 20-24. The comprehensive science camp experience will offer workshops in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, Physics, genetics and natural science.

The camp is intended for children 10-14 years of age and not recommended for students who have not completed […]

Nominations open for Hall of Distinguished Educators 2022 class

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s College of Education and Human Development is seeking nominations for the 2022 Hall of Distinguished Educators and Outstanding Young Professionals.

Nominees must have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from Northwestern State University, must have a minimum of 30 years of service in the field of education and must have made […]

NASA Day will wrap up ASTRO Robotics Camp

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will host a NASA Day from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, June 10 as part of the STEM ASTRO Robotics Camp. The event includes educational activities on how astronauts live and work in space. Participants will also participate in EVA simulation activity that will allow them to mimic tasks astronauts complete on the ISS.

The event […]

Colombian student named Phi Beta Delta scholarship recipient

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Eta Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars named Juanita Marin-Tabarez as the third recipient of the Phi Beta Delta Scholarship Award. Marin-Tabarez is from Pereira, Colombia, and is pursuing a dual business administration degree in NSU’s School of Business and Universidad Libre in Colombia.

This scholarship […]

NSU announces Spring 2022 Honor List

NATCHITOCHES – Six hundred sixteen undergraduate students at Northwestern State University were listed on the Spring 2022 Honor List.  Students on the Honor List must be enrolled full-time at Northwestern and have a grade point average of between 3.0 and 3.49.

For questions regarding the Honor Roll, contact the NSU Registrar’s Office at (318) 357- 6171 […]