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· David West

About David West

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

Student media editors named for 2020-21

NATCHITOCHES – Four Northwestern State University students have been selected as student media leaders for 2020-21. Named were Allie Atkinson of Berwick, editor in chief of Argus, the university’s annual literary magazine, Haleigh Gates of Moss Bluff, editor of Potpourri, the university yearbook, Tifphany McClinton of Shreveport, general manager of KNWD, NSU’s student radio […]

State Nurses Association honors Simmons for community achievement

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Senior Director of Nursing Dr. Pamela B. Simmons has received the Nightingale Award for Outstanding Community Achievement from the Louisiana State Nurses Association.

The criteria for the award required the recipient to demonstrate exemplary leadership in voluntary activities within community organizations such as schools, churches, agencies, etc., […]

Campus events and activities for Aug. 9-15

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Aug. 9-15 at Northwestern State University.

Aug. 9-15 – Registration for fall 2020 semester

Aug. 10-16 — Move-in Week for campus residence halls

Aug. 11 – Virtual Professional Development Series:  Networking/LinkedIn Session, 4 p.m.

Aug. 12 – Academic advising for Cenla, Leesville/Fort Polk and […]

Louisiana Folklife Center receives NEA grant

NATCHITOCHES –National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $84 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2020. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to the Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University for […]

Northwestern welcomes 32 members into Blue Key Honor Society

NATCHITOCHES – 32 Northwestern State University students have named to the Blue Key Honor Society for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Blue Key Honor Society is a premiere honor society that recognizes college students at senior institutions of higher education for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.  Blue Key Honor Society bases its […]

Ceramics class to begin Aug. 20

NATCHITOCHES – A beginning ceramics class, “Playing in the Mud,” will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Aug. 20. The class will be offered on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. through Sept. 10 In Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex.

The fee is $99 plus a […]

University benefactor Donald F. Derby dies

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University benefactor Donald F. Derby died recently in Las Vegas. He was 87.

Derby donated $60,000 to create the Donald F. Derby Endowed Professorship  in the School of Creative and Performing Arts in 1996. The gift was matched with $40,000 from the State of Louisiana to create a permanent $100,000 endowment which […]

Campus events and activities for Aug. 2-8

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Aug. 2-8 at Northwestern State University.

Aug. 2-8 – Registration for fall 2020 semester

Aug. 4 – NSU Career Center/Natchitoches Young Professionals Webinar, “Resume Writing”:  nsu.la/Resume, noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NSU to offer online Mentor Teacher Training Program

NATCHITOCHES – An online Mentor Teacher Training Program will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education and the NSU School of Education starting Aug. 17.

The program consists of two courses, one offered in the fall and one offered in the spring, and when combined are the […]

CIS alumna finding success in I-20 Cyber-Tech Corridor

NATCHITOCHES – When Taylor Spencer was in high school, she was more interested in symphonies than software. But a trip to Northwestern State University’s Senior Day caused her to consider a new field.

Spencer, a 2018 graduate in computer information systems with a concentration in application development and a minor in business administration, […]