NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University and the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce will host the June installment of the Virtual Business Series from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, June 11. The virtual Lunch and Learn is intended to help small business owners develop strategies to remain afloat during turbulent and uncertain times. The upcoming session will focus […]
About Leah JacksonLeah 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.
NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern State University Folk Festival, a perennially popular event held each July at NSU since 1979, will not take place in its traditional format, according to Dr. Shane Rasmussen, director of the Louisiana Folklife Center.
“The Louisiana Folklife Center has been monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic very closely and has postponed making a […]
NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Folklife Center and Northwestern State University have high hopes that this year’s Louisiana Studies Conference will be able to be held in person on its scheduled dates of Sept. 18-19. The conference committee is closely monitoring the ongoing pandemic and is aware that uncertainties related to the continued impact of COVID-19 […]
NATCHITOCHES – Friends, family and school classmates are honoring the memory of Belinda Michelle Williams by creating an endowed scholarship in her name that will benefit Northwestern State University students majoring in nursing and biology.
Gabrielle Bellard, a nursing major from Opelousas, is the inaugural recipient of the Belinda Michelle Williams Memorial Scholarship that will be […]
Even in the midst of this global pandemic that has disrupted our lives, I hope we will all take some time over the Memorial Day weekend to remember and honor with our thoughts and prayers the thousands of men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military over the years, offering the ultimate […]
NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education named Northwestern State University alumnus Dr. Cade Brumley state superintendent of education Wednesday. Brumley will replace John White, who resigned earlier this year.
“As a Louisiana native, I am extremely honored to be selected by a student-friendly BESE,” Brumley said. “Louisiana may not be the largest […]
NATCHITOCHES – The Fulbright program will host a free global panel regarding COVID and online education beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 28, according to Dr. Patrice Moulton, president of the Louisiana Fulbright chapter.
“Fulbright in the Field: Digital Education, COVID-10 and the Future of Teaching and Learning” is a free virtual workshop and panel discussion with […]
NATCHITOCHES – Freshman Connection 2020 at Northwestern State University kicks off this week. The first three sessions of Freshman Connection will take place online May 21, May 28 and June 17. During the sessions, incoming freshman can meet with small groups, hear from administrators and attend interest sessions of their choice.
The virtual sessions will take […]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Eta Mu chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is the 2020 recipient of the Eileen M. Evans Outstanding Chapter Award. The award is for outstanding service to Phi Beta Delta, significant chapter growth and development and exemplar programming to promote international education.
The announcement was made […]
Bruce Dyjack, coordinator of Postal Services at Northwestern State University, prepared to mail over 1,300 diplomas to spring 2020 graduates this week. Dyjack said about half were set to be mailed Wednesday and the other half Thursday. NSU honored Spring 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony May 8 and has scheduled a traditional graduation […]