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NSU hosting Hotter N Hell Collegiate Art Exhibition

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Demons are turning up the heat this summer with a juried exhibition of pyrotechnical art by collegiate artists from across the United States. Due to COVID-19, 2020 Hotter ‘N Hell was exhibited virtually.

“The Hotter ‘N Hell National Collegiate Art Exhibition features all art forms that use fire and heat as […]

ET hosts successful virtual STEM Camp

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s virtual STEM camp was a success, according to Dr. Jafar Al-Sharab, head of the Department of Engineering Technology. It was the first virtual camp of its kind hosted at NSU, Al-Sharab said. The annual event is designed to interest youngsters in science, technology, engineering and mathematics using teamwork, problem solving […]

University to close for Independence Day

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will be closed Friday, July 3 for Independence Day. Administrative offices will reopen on Monday, July 6.






Mr. Stinky still stirring up attention, timelapse video shows rare bloom

NATCHITOCHES – The buzz surrounding Mr. Stinky is still going strong.  Following the magnificent bloom of Northwestern State University’s resident corpse flower, botanists, plant enthusiasts and the curious were still contacting biology faculty about the plant.  Dr. Michael Scanlan’s timelapse video of Stinky’s flowering, which began June 19 and matured about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, June […]

Business seminar will focus on information security

NATCHITOCHES – Ron Martin, CPP (Certified Protection Professional),  will be the guest speaker at a July 9 virtual business seminar hosted by Northwestern State University’s College of Business and Technology. Martin serves on NSU’s Computer Information Systems advisory board and will discuss “Small Business Information Security.”

The monthly virtual business seminars are designed to offer sustainability […]

College of Nursing evaluators invite third party input

Northwestern State University College of Nursing is preparing for an accreditation review of its BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), MSN (Master of Science in Nursing), Post Master’s Certificate (PMC), and DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on September 14-16.

During CCNE’s review of these programs, the evaluation […]

Campus events and activities for June 28 – July 4

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of June 28 – July 4 at Northwestern State University.

June 28-30 – Registration for second summer 4-week session, fall 2020 semester

July 1 – 4 — Registration for fall 2020 semester

June 29 – Start of second summer 4 –week session

June 30 – Final day to register for […]

Mr. Stinky drenches NSU with powerful bloom fume

NATCHITOCHES – After years of anticipation and several days of heightened expectation, Mr. Stinky, Northwestern State University’s resident corpse flower, bloomed in odiferous glory Friday night, fuming the Creative and Performing Arts Complex with the stench of a rank dumpster.

Mr. Stinky is an amorphophallus titanium or titan arum, a giant tropical plant native to Sumatra, […]

Dr. Michael Snowden selected as NSU’s VP of Diversity and Inclusion

NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Michael Snowden has been selected vice president for Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern State University. Snowden’s appointment was approved by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System on June 25.

A veteran administrator and student advocate in higher education with over 20 years of professional experience, Snowden will have a […]

Spring 2020 Honor List announced

Northwestern State University announced the names of 921 students listed on the Spring 2020 Honor List.  Students on the Honor List must be enrolled full-time at Northwestern State and have a grade point average of between 3.0 and 3.49.  For questions about the honor lists, contact the University Registrar at (318) 357-6171, toll-free at (800) […]