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Demons in Death Valley: Faculty provide spirit items to fans

Jodi Howell, CLIP facilitator and mentoring coordinator in the School of Education, and Kendall DeLacerda, associate professor and clinical coordinator in the School of Allied Health, set up a Northwestern State tent and tailgate party outside Tiger Stadium for the Sept. 14 Demons in Death Valley matchup.  The two represented their colleges and gave away […]

Cane River Reading Series returns Oct. 16

The Oct. 16 event will feature Zach VandeZande, author of a novel, “Apathy and Paying Rent” (Loose Teeth Press, 2008) and a forthcoming short story collection, “Liminal Domestic: Storie”s (Gold Wake Press, 2019).

Northwestern alumna Jena Nelson named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

NATCHITOCHES – In college, Jena Nelson studied theatre at Northwestern State University and began working in the profession after graduation. Teaching was nowhere in her plans, but one day that changed.

“I was actually working as a director and agent at the time, and I was asked to teach an acting class to some inner-city kids.  […]

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra to open 2019-20 season Sept. 24

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will open its 2019-20 season on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with a current student I.D.

Dr. Douglas Bakenhus is music director of the Natchitoches-Northwestern […]

Gregory will be celebrated during LEH magazine launch

NATCHITOCHES – The accomplishments of Dr. Hiram “Pete” Gregory, anthropologist, archaeologist and professor at Northwestern State University, will be highlighted during the release of the Fall 2019 edition of “64 Parishes,” the quarterly publication of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.  The celebration will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Louisiana […]

Waitr Delivery comes to Natchitoches

Northwestern State University’s first couple were the first very customers catered to by Waitr – Natchitoches, a food delivery and carryout service that delivers individual and group food orders from local restaurants and eateries.  Dr. Chris and Mrs. Jennifer Maggio were also the first ever university president to be the first delivery, having ordered a […]

Louisiana Studies Conference to be held Sept. 20-21

By: Dr. Shane Rasmussen

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the 11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference September 20-21 in the Creative and Performing Arts Complex. The conference opens at 2 p.m. on September 20, and presentations start at 3:15 p.m. Presentation sessions will begin on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. […]

Campus events and activities for Sept. 15-21

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Sept. 15-21 at Northwestern State University.

Sept. 15 – Soccer vs. UL-Lafayette, Lady Demon Complex, 1 p.m.

Sept. 17 – Faculty Showcase Art Exhibition Hanchey Art Gallery, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 17 — Faculty Showcase, Music faculty performance, Magale Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 18 – Volleyball vs. Prairie View […]

Library loans ‘Steel Magnolias’ collection to CVB

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the release of “Steel Magnolias” this year, the Cammie G. Henry Research Center at Northwestern State University has loaned out some of its materials to the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. Located at 780 Front Street, Suite 100, the display was curated by Assistant Archivist Sharon Wolff and […]

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards promotes Louisiana First Foundation

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards visited with a large group of Natchitoches women Thursday to share information about programs supported through the Louisiana First Foundation, her platform that focuses on children and families.  Initiatives include Teach MAM (Music, Art and Movement), advocating against human trafficking and providing greater resources to the state’s foster children and […]