· Melinda Parrie

About Melinda Parrie

Web Development and User Experience Specialist at Information Technology Services on Northwestern State University's Natchitoches campus. 203A Roy Hall. Phone #5594.

Ancient Caroling

Ancient Caroling

Scholars’ Latin and Greek students went caroling around campus Tuesday, December 7. Director of Recruiting Vanner Erikson said of the annual event led by Dr. Davina McClain, “It’s not the holiday season until T. Davina McClain and her students sing carols in Greek and Latin!”

Johnson Defends Thesis

Johnson Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Cierra Johnson!

Cierra successfully defended her undergraduate thesis, “The Relationship Between Perceived Parenting Styles and Anxiety and Perfectionism in College Students” on December 7, 2021. Cierra will graduate next week with a B.S. in psychology through our Psychology Joint Major.

2022 Call for Nominations

Louisiana Scholars’ College Distinguished Alumni Award – 2022 Call for Nominations

The College is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Jimmy D. Long, Sr., Louisiana Scholars’ College Distinguished Alumni Award.

The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Award is to recognize alumni of the Louisiana Scholars’ College who have

  • exemplified the tradition of service shown by Jimmy […]


Congratulations Jackson Holoubek!

Congratulations to first-year Scholars’ student Jackson Holoubek! He performed beautifully in his solo on “Swing Low / Swing Down Chariot” with the Northwestern Men’s Chorus at NSU Choirs Fall Concert on November 16.

If you want to see Jackson in action, you can catch him […]

Scholars’ Fall Celebration

Scholars’ Fall Celebration

Scholars’ students celebrated the Ancient Roman Festival of the grain goddess Ceres on Friday, November 12th. To make it more even more festive, they celebrated it as a Corn Festival, with corn-based foods, corn decorations, corn hole, and a corny joke contest with appropriate […]

Alum Wins Award

Alum Wins Award

Alumnus Hammond Lake (’17, English) is the writer, editor, director, and producer of “Zoomies.” The short film just won the “Best Horror Comedy” award at the Houston Comedy Film Festival. The short film follows former teen star, Adley Taylor, as she recounts the story of her return to the spotlight after she is […]

Alum Nelson Named Director

Alum Nelson Named Director

Otha “Tre'” Nelson (’18, Philosophy, Politics, and Law) has been named the Director of Economic Development and Community Initiatives for the region by Ochsner Health. Another scholar doing great things in the state.


Scholars’ Students Present Research

Scholars’ Students Present Research

Five Scholars’ students presented at the Sigma Tau Delta Southern Regional Virtual Conference on 23 Oct 2021 hosted by the Alpha Upsilon Phi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at the University of North Georgia, Gainesville. We are very proud of our students!

Abbey Broussard: “’The Truth’s superb surprise’: True Religion in the Poetry […]

Purple Jacket Honor Society

Congratulations to Scholars’ juniors Ashley Eubanks (Scientific Inquiry) and Kaci Waguespack (Humanities & Social Thought) on their induction into the Purple Jacket Honor Society.

Begun in 1927, Purple Jacket Honor Society is a women’s honor society that was the first honor society established at Northwestern State University. […]

Kayla Jacob

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson Welcomes New Associate Kayla Jacob

New Orleans, LA – Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (BSW) is pleased to announce that Kayla Jacob will be joining the New Orleans office as an Associate in the Labor & Employment practice group. Kayla received her Juris Doctor, magna […]