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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.

Interested applicants invited to CLIP information sessions

ALEXANDRIA – The Orchard Foundation is holding information sessions for interested applicants to learn more about the Central Louisiana Instructional Partnership, a paid teacher residency program that develops middle school math and science teachers for high-needs schools in Central Louisiana. Recruitment is underway for the 2021 cohort, which begins its work in June.

Anyone interested in […]

E-Lab accepting kindergarten applications

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Elementary Lab School is accepting applications for the kindergarten drawdown for the 2021-22 school year.

Children must be five years old before Sept. 30, 2021.  Applications and proof of address (utility bill) must be turned in by March 19.

Applications are attached below and are also available by calling the school office […]

Northwestern State postpones Spring 2021 events

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has postponed several events planned for Spring 2021 in ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

“With the recent extension of the modified Phase Two order to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Louisiana, we continue to take precautions at the university in the best interest of the health and […]

NSU will observe MLK holiday

NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Campus offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

 

Classes postponed until Wednesday

NATCHITOCHES—The beginning of spring semester classes on all Northwestern State University campuses will be delayed until Wednesday because of the threat of continued hazardous weather conditions and power outages.

Significant amounts of snow and ice remain along some roadways and bridges across North-Central Louisiana, and icing could occur as a result of sub-freezing temperatures forecast for […]

Update: Dr. Maggio welcomes students for Spring 2021 semester

Welcome back and Happy New Year!  I hope you had a great semester break with time to relax and recharge for the spring semester.

As we begin a new semester, it is important for us to remain vigilant with health and safety protocols. There is a growing sense of optimism amidst the pandemic as more COVID-19 […]

Informationals set for CLIP, paid teacher residency program

NATCHITOCHES – The Orchard Foundation, the education arm of the Rapides Foundation, is planning information sessions for interested applicants to learn more about the Central Louisiana Instructional Partnership (CLIP), a paid teacher residency program that develops middle school math and science teachers for high-needs schools in central Louisiana. Dates will be announced soon.

Northwestern State is […]

NSU cancels classes Monday, Jan. 11 in advance of snow predictions

NATCHITOCHES – Due to the potential of high impact snowfall late Sunday, Jan. 10 and early Monday, Jan. 11, classes, including online classes, on all Northwestern State University campuses are cancelled for Monday, Jan. 11.

“Although conditions may change, a mix of rain and snow is predicted for Sunday night and with falling temperatures roads and […]

NSU alumni Vic and Terry Stelly succumb to COVID within hours of each other

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University alumni Vic and Terry Stelly, residents of Moss Bluff, died within hours of each other Dec. 26, after succumbing to complications from COVID-19. Vic Stelly, 79, a former state representative, earned a bachelor’s degree at NSU in 1962 and a master’s degree from Louisiana State University in 1965.  He was […]

Growing sense of optimism highlights preparations for Spring semester

A Message from NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students:

Please allow me to express my heartfelt gratitude and sincere congratulations to everyone associated with Northwestern State University for your monumental efforts and steadfast dedication in making the Fall 2020 semester so successful under such difficult circumstances.

It is not likely that the university has […]