· 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.

Fall Commencement Information Page is live

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has created a page on the university website where users can find information about Fall 2020 Commencement, which will be held Thursday, Dec. 17-Friday, Dec. 18 in Prather Coliseum.

Click this link https://www.nsula.edu/graduation/ to access general information and Frequently Asked Questions regarding this year’s format, which is being guided by […]

E Lab continues Veterans Day tradition

Watch the virtual program here:  https://youtu.be/pXDq849eTcQ

NATCHITOCHES – Veterans and guests who participated in the Northwestern State University Lab School’s annual Veterans Day program were first greeted with a long line of American flags fluttering along Caldwell Drive with each flag representing a student at the school. Large signs, some created by the students, saluted […]

IP continues support of Cradle to College initiative

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University was awarded $1,000 from International Paper’s Campti Mill and the International Paper Foundation to support the Cradle to College initiative, a project that seeks to remap the path for at-risk youngsters by providing early literacy activities and support to children and families with limited resources so that children can engage […]

LWF seeks applicants for Conservation Leadership Corps

NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) is accepting applications for the Edgar Veillon Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a leadership development program that provides expert training for future conservation leaders in Louisiana. LWF is looking for students passionate about conservation for the next cohort which will meet during the Spring 2021 semester.

Louisiana students 18 or […]

Students pitch Cane River Wine Shop to win business model competition

NATCHITOCHES – A team of students from Northwestern State University were named winners of the Inferno Pitch, a business model competition hosted by BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program through NSU’s School of Business.  The team was awarded a cash prize of $3,000, scholarships to the Louisiana Startup Prize 2021 and professional services from EAP.

Landon Olivier, Colton […]

Virtual language and culture series will focus on Latin America

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Eta Mu chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, will host a virtual language and culture series to raise scholarship dollars for students participating in international studies.

The upcoming virtual session, “Latin America – Intertwined Countries, Languages and Cultures,” will take place from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. […]

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Business will host a virtual Fall CLE event Friday, Nov. 20.  The outreach effort assists attorneys in the region in obtaining their CLE hours in various content areas without having to travel far to get them.

Five speakers have donated their time for the event. Attendees may earn up […]

Dr. Patrice Moulton is 2020 recipient of Bailey Faculty Research Award

NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Patrice Moulton, a professor of psychology at Northwestern State University, is the 2020 recipient of the Dr. Mildred Hart Bailey Faculty Research Award, presented annually to a member of the NSU faculty in recognition of outstanding research or distinguished artistic performance or creative work substantially completed within the past three years.  The […]

Fall Commencement will include 5 ceremonies Dec. 17-18

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has modified Fall Commencement plans to follow health and safety protocols. Degrees will be conferred during five ceremonies beginning Thursday, Dec. 17-Friday, Dec. 18 in Prather Coliseum.

“Obviously, we want our graduates and their families to be able to celebrate their accomplishments, but we must keep health and safety in mind,” […]