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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.

Kurti releases CD recording of works by Paganini

NATCHITOCHES – Andrej Kurti, professor of violin, viola and chamber orchestra at Northwestern State University, has recorded a CD of some of the most challenging and beloved compositions for violin.  “24 Caprices” features Nicolo Paganini’s “Twenty-Four Caprices for Solo Violin, op. 1,” which was recorded live in a concert Kurti performed at NSU in October 2019. […]

Restored historic marker will be unveiled June 23

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will unveil a restored historic marker at a spot that some scholars believe is the oldest indication of European visitors in the area.  The Colonial Gateway Corral marks the confluence of three paths, one from the west that was used by the Spanish, one winding north towards the site of […]

Scholarship honors Ackel family members

NATCHITOCHES – A fully endowed scholarship has been established to honor the memory of members of a prominent Natchitoches family who were alumni and long-time supporters of Northwestern State University.  Members of the Ackel family gathered to make the presentation that will ensure the legacy of Latief and Melba Ackel, as well as Philip and […]

Maggio retirement reception June 23

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host a retirement reception honoring Dr. Chris Maggio for his leadership and service to the Northwestern State University campus.  The reception will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 in Orville. Hanchey Gallery, 140 Central Avenue.

Maggio will retire June 30 after more than 33 years of service to […]

Honor List for Spring 2021 announced

NATCHITOCHES – Seven hundred thirty-two Northwestern State University students were named to the Honor List for the Spring 2021 semester.  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 List, please contact the NSU Registrar’s Office at (318) […]

Dean’s List for Spring 2021 announced

NATCHITOCHES –  Nine hundred and twenty-four students were named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Northwestern State University. Students on the list earned a grade point average of between 3.5 and 3.99. For questions about the honor lists, contact the University Registrar at (318) 357-6171, toll-free at (800) 807-8849 or registrar@nsula.edu.

Those named to the […]

President’s List for Spring 2021 announced

Five hundred and seventy-four students were named to the Spring 2021 President’s List at Northwestern State University. Students on the list earned a grade point average of 4.0. For questions about the honor lists, contact the University Registrar at (318) 357-6171, toll-free at (800) 807-8849 or registrar@nsula.edu.

Those named to the President’s List listed by hometown […]

Nominations are open for Hall of Distinguished Educators

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s College of Education and Human Development is seeking nominations for the 2021 Hall of Distinguished Educators.

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 significant contributions to the […]

Elementary Lab dedicates new Hero Flagpole, outdoor classroom

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Elementary Lab School kicked off Memorial Day weekend May 28 by hosting a program to honor veterans, dedicate the school’s new Hero Flagpole and cut a ribbon to open a new outside classroom garden pavilion.

Fourth and fifth graders in the school 4-H Club prepared for the event by working with […]

Author/illustrator shares book with Elementary Lab students

NATCHITOCHES – Author and illustrator Jill Leonard visited Northwestern State University Elementary Lab School Friday to read her book “Wesley the River Guardian” to kindergarten and first grade students.

Leonard said she wrote the book last year during COVID with future grandchildren in mind, painting the illustrations for the book on brown paper bags as she […]