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Campus events and activities for Nov. 29 – Dec. 5

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Nov. 29 -Dec. 5 at Northwestern State University.

Nov. 29 – Dec. 5 – Early registration for Spring 2021 classes

Nov. 30 – University reopens after Thanksgiving break

Dec. 2-6 — Virtual Christmas Gala, link available at capa.nsula.edu.

Dec. 3 – 12th annual (virtual) Multicultural Christmas Concert, 6 p.m. (Contact […]

NSU will conclude Fall 2020 semester with health and safety protocols in place

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host its last week of classes after Thanksgiving break with all health and safety protocols in place, according NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio.  NSU will observe all mandates set forth by Gov. John Bel Edwards with Phase 2 modifications as the semester concludes.

The university has one week of classes […]

Christmas Gala to be presented online Dec. 2-6

NATCHITOCHES – The Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present its annual Christmas Gala in a video format that will be available starting Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gala cannot be presented in its normal format, so […]

Campus events and activities for Nov. 22-28

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Nov. 22-28 at Northwestern State University.

Nov. 22-28 – Early registration for Spring 2021 classes

Nov. 23-27 – University closed for Thanksgiving

You, the holidays and infection prevention

As we approach the Thanksgiving break, please continue all precautions to mitigate the spread of illness to friends and family.

  • Continue daily health checks and monitor for any signs of illness.
  • Wash hands often and use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Stay home and away from others […]

Online shoppers can help NSU Foundation through AmazonSmile

NATCHITOCHES – AmazonSmile is now available for online shoppers who wish to assist the Northwestern State University Foundation. Upon choosing to support NSU Foundation through Amazon, 0.5% of the purchase price for eligible items during checkout will be donated to the NSU Foundation for the betterment and advancement of the university.

Signing up is an easy […]

Alumnus Polanco Jones Jr. wins Big Easy Award

NATCHITOCHES – Polanco Jones, Jr. hasn’t let the pandemic slow him down. Jones, a New Orleans based actor, director and choreographer and 2015 theatre graduate from Northwestern State University, was recently named Theatre Person of the Year as part of the annual Big Easy Awards presented by Gambit, a weekly publication in New Orleans.

Gambit said […]

Donated candy delivered to Leesville/Fort Polk

NATCHITOCHES – Students from Northwestern State University’s Leesville Fort Polk Campus recently delivered candy collected from fellow students and students at the NSU Elementary Lab School to VFW Post 3106 in Leesville. Handling the donation were, from left, NSU student Noah Allain, Post 3106 Quartermaster Paula Baldwin, NSU students Payton Rhodes and Bethany Kay and […]

2020 Homecoming Honor Court announced

NATCHITOCHES – Matthew Nelson of Natchitoches and Tori Spraggins of Bossier City have been named king and queen of the 2020 Homecoming Honor Court at Northwestern State University.

The 22-member Honor Court also includes Caleb Allen of Plaisance, Tarik Andrus of Washington, Ryann Bizette of New Roads, Katie Briggs, Nicholas Hopkins and Peyton Harville of Bossier City, […]

Moulton, colleagues contribute to psychology textbook

NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Patrice Moulton, a professor of psychology at Northwestern State University, co-authored a publication, “Clinical Supervision in the Helping Professions:  A Practical Guide,” published with leaders in the field of psychology Dr. Gerald Corey, Robert Haynes and Dr. Michelle Muratori. It is the 12th book Moulton has authored in her publishing career.

Authoring the […]