· 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.

Edmisson Accepted to Med School

The Louisiana Scholars’ College congratulates Amber Edmisson on her acceptance into LSU Shreveport Health Sciences, School of Medicine, under the Early Decision Program.

Parham named to NSU Homecoming Honor Court

Congratulations to Scholars’ own Nicholas Parham (’21) for being named to the NSU Homecoming Honor Court. Nicholas is a psychology major, from Frierson, LA. After graduation, he plans to continue his education through a doctorate program in social psychology and neuroscience.


Dear Faculty and Staff:

Good afternoon.  Every day continues to be eventful for campuses across the state.  We anticipate still more adjustments as the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve.  I am confident our Northwestern State Family will continue to respond proactively to whatever conditions we face.

I continue to be inspired by how our […]


In response to new directives from Gov. John Bel Edwards today, Northwestern will not allow gatherings of more than 50 participants on its campuses in the weeks ahead. As of today, all events in the Student Union Building have been canceled through April 15.


It is important to adhere to all directives in the proclamation and especially critical for NSU personnel and other state employees to be aware of and comply with provisions in Sections 7 and 8 that deal with travel and leave.


Northwestern State University suspended all in-person classes effective at the end of the day Friday, March 13. Currently, we are transitioning to online instruction and other remote learning alternatives set to begin on Thursday, March 19.


Northwestern will join other schools in the University of Louisiana System in moving from face-to-face classes to primarily online instruction.


Beginning immediately, university sponsored or funded non-essential domestic travel is being suspended. Vice-presidents must approve exceptions in their respective areas.


All upcoming international travel for faculty and students has been suspended effective immediately as we track the spread of the coronavirus.