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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.

Demons in Death Valley: Faculty provide spirit items to fans

Jodi Howell, CLIP facilitator and mentoring coordinator in the School of Education, and Kendall DeLacerda, associate professor and clinical coordinator in the School of Allied Health, set up a Northwestern State tent and tailgate party outside Tiger Stadium for the Sept. 14 Demons in Death Valley matchup.  The two represented their colleges and gave away […]

Cane River Reading Series returns Oct. 16

The Oct. 16 event will feature Zach VandeZande, author of a novel, “Apathy and Paying Rent” (Loose Teeth Press, 2008) and a forthcoming short story collection, “Liminal Domestic: Storie”s (Gold Wake Press, 2019).

Gregory will be celebrated during LEH magazine launch

NATCHITOCHES – The accomplishments of Dr. Hiram “Pete” Gregory, anthropologist, archaeologist and professor at Northwestern State University, will be highlighted during the release of the Fall 2019 edition of “64 Parishes,” the quarterly publication of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.  The celebration will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Louisiana […]

Waitr Delivery comes to Natchitoches

Northwestern State University’s first couple were the first very customers catered to by Waitr – Natchitoches, a food delivery and carryout service that delivers individual and group food orders from local restaurants and eateries.  Dr. Chris and Mrs. Jennifer Maggio were also the first ever university president to be the first delivery, having ordered a […]

Library loans ‘Steel Magnolias’ collection to CVB

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the release of “Steel Magnolias” this year, the Cammie G. Henry Research Center at Northwestern State University has loaned out some of its materials to the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. Located at 780 Front Street, Suite 100, the display was curated by Assistant Archivist Sharon Wolff and […]

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards promotes Louisiana First Foundation

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards visited with a large group of Natchitoches women Thursday to share information about programs supported through the Louisiana First Foundation, her platform that focuses on children and families.  Initiatives include Teach MAM (Music, Art and Movement), advocating against human trafficking and providing greater resources to the state’s foster children and […]

NSU pauses for 9/11

The Northwestern State University community paused at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 to honor individuals who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, their families and first responders.  The university family observed a moment of silence, sang the national anthem and joined in reflection of Patriot Day and the meaning of freedom, […]

Winners of 11th annual Louisiana High School Essay contest named

Hana Le of Ruston High School has been named the first-place winner of the 2019 Northwestern State University Louisiana High School Essay Contest.  Le won the honor for her essay “That Gray Area: A Self Reflection on Culture and External Factors.”  Emily Savell of Grant High School in Dry Prong won second place for her […]