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Alpha Phi Alpha toy drive will benefit CASA children

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Theta Chi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity is holding a toy drive to benefit CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) children and will collect toys through Dec. 6 at several drop-off locations around Natchitoches.  This is the fraternity’s second annual Joy of Toys toy drive.


Drop-off locations are at City Bank, […]

Cradle to College

Martha Hopewell of Alexandria, an Early Childhood Education major and member of Phi Mu Fraternity at Northwestern State University, organized a second service learning project for the Kappa Iota Chapter to collect school supplies to support the NSU Early Childhood Education Cradle to College project. The Cradle to College project is an initiative that focuses […]

Cards for those who serve

Librarians Anna MacDonald and Debbie Huntington set up a table Monday at Watson Library where students, faculty and staff were invited to sign Christmas cards and pen encouraging messages to service members and their families.  About 260 cards were completed until supplies ran out.  The two will host the activity again the first week of […]

Honorary Captains recognized Nov. 9


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University recognized three service members as Honorary Captains for the Nov. 9 football game, continuing the university’s tradition of honoring those who serve in the U.S. military.  Saturday was Military Appreciation Night at NSU, with tributes to each branch of service. The Honorary Captains, Capt. Kimberly Crosby, Capt. Jeff Christensen and […]

Campus events and activities for Nov. 10-16

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Nov. 10-16 at Northwestern State University.

Nov. 10- Jan. 12, 2020 – Registration for spring semester through NSUConnect

Nov. 10 – Northwestern Theatre and Dance present “Songs for a New World,” Theatre West, 2 p.m.

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day program featuring author Karen Vaughn, Ora G. Williams […]

NSU Wind Symphony to perform Thursday

NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Wind Symphony will perform in concert on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. The ensemble is conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Jeffrey Mathews.

The featured soloist is soprano D’Nissa Hester, an instructor of voice at NSU. Hester is […]

Painting class to be taught Nov. 14, 18

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a Pick Up Your Brush painting class on Thursday, Nov. 14 and Monday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.in South Hall. The fee is $45 per session.

In the class, participants will learn the art of painting using step-by-step instructions to […]

Students pen notes of gratitude on Thank A Donor Day

About 300 Northwestern State University students and student-athletes, faculty and staff penned about 1,500 notes of appreciation to donors who contributed to the NSU Foundation and the Demons Unlimited Foundation during NSU’s fifth annual Thank-A-Donor Day.  Many of the students are scholarship recipients, who expressed gratitude because they are able to continue their education through […]