· David West

About David West

Director of Communications at Northwestern State University. I have worked in the University's News Bureau since 1991.

Campus events and activities for September 19 – 25

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of September 19 – 25 at Northwestern State University.

September 20 – Suicide Awareness Prevention Candlelight Vigil, Collins Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

September 21 – Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra, Magale Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.*

September 22-25 – Northwestern Theatre and Dance presents “The Rocky Horror Show,” A.A. Fredericks Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Louisiana Studies Conference to be presented virtually Sept. 25

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference September 25.  Due to the ongoing pandemic the conference will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams.  Scholars from throughout Louisiana as well as five other states will make presentations on aspects of Louisiana culture, folklore, history and literature.  […]

Yang to perform with Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Tuesday

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State Associate Professor of Piano Dr. Francis Yang will perform with the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

Tickets are $15 per concert and free for Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students. Memberships to the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Society […]

Fall Graduate Career Fair to be held Sept. 28

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its Fall Graduate Career Fair Tuesday, September 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom.

Students attending must dress professionally and bring a resume to meet with employers.

NSU students wishing to sign up can go to https://nsula.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/26767/student_preview?token=q9amKjlmRUdH2ZZcVUEhQPyI2NRUa-_s4J2ojZx_3UrSS2WJEyLuoQ

Employers can go to https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/26767/employer_preview?token=q9amKjlmRUdH2ZZcVUEhQPyI2NRUa-_s4J2ojZx_3UrSS2WJEyLuoQ

Employers attending […]

Forsyth, Hsieh to perform new works in Sept. 24 recital

NATCHITOCHES – Saxophonist Paul Forsyth and pianist Chialing Hsieh will present a recital “Premiere: New Works for Saxophone and Piano” on Friday, September 24 at 6 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Those attending are asked to follow university regulations and to wear a mask at all […]

Online phlebotomy technician training course to begin Sept. 27

NATCHITOCHES – An online phlebotomy technician training course through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will begin in Alexandria on Monday, September 27.

This nine-week course is broken down into two parts.  The first part will be six weeks of online classroom instruction that concludes November 7. The second part will be a face-to-face hands-on portion that will meet […]

NSU Theatre and Dance to perform “The Rocky Horror Show” Sept. 22-25

NATCHITOCHES – NSU Theatre and Dance will present “The Rocky Horror Show” September 22-25 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. each evening with a 2 p.m. matinee on September 25.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for children and seniors. Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts […]

Campus events and activities for Sept. 12-18

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of September 12 – 18 at Northwestern State University.

Sept. 12 – Soccer vs. Nicholls. Lady Demon Soccer Complex, 1 p.m.

Sept. 14 – Volleyball vs. Jackson State, Prather Coliseum, 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 15 – Andrej Kurti […]

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra announces upcoming season

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony will perform five concerts during its 2021-22 season and will be part of the annual Christmas Gala, according to musical director Dr. Douglas Bakenhus.

The concerts will feature Northwestern faculty, alumni and top NSU music students and will be held in Magale Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 per concert […]