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Campus events and activities for July 3-9

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of July 3-9 at Northwestern State University.

July 3-9 – Registration for fall semester

July 4 – University closed for Independence Day holiday

July 5 — University reopens after Independence Day holiday

July 5 – Start of second 4-week summer session

July 7 – Freshman Connection, Natchitoches campus









Ceramics class to begin July 7

NATCHITOCHES – A beginning ceramics class, “Playing in the Mud,” will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, July 7. The class will be offered on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. through August 11 in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex.

The fee is $125 plus […]

Painting class to be held July 7 and 28

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a Pick Up Your Brush painting class on July 7 and 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second floor of South Hall. The fee is $45 per session. Each class is a separate session.

In the class, participants will learn […]

NSU seeks nominations for outstanding alumni awards

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Alumni Association invites nominations for three alumni awards, two that recognize distinguished service and one for volunteerism toward the Alumni Association.  The awards will be presented this fall in conjunction with the Long Purple Line celebration and Homecoming festivities.

Nominations will open Monday, July 11 and close Monday, Sept, 5.  Nominations […]

Vote for ‘Faith’ sculpture, nominated for CODAworx People’s Choice Award

NATCHITOCHES – A sculpture installation by Natchitoches artist James Borders is one of 100 finalists for the CODAworx People’s Choice Award.  The juried competition selected the TOP 100 most successful design projects that integrate commissioned art into an interior, architectural or public space and is now open to public voting.  People’s Choice voting will extend […]

High school trumpet students participate in week of masterclasses

NATCHITOCHES – High school trumpet students from Louisiana and Texas recently participated in daily masterclasses and ensemble rehearsals culminating in a performance at Northwestern State University. The students received instruction in standard university-level trumpet literature, orchestral repertoire and fundamentals of performance.  NSU Associate Professor of Trumpet Galindo Rodriguez served as instructor for the week. During […]

NSU gets approval for tuition reduction for M.Ed.

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Education received approval for a rate reduction for individuals seeking a Master of Education in Education Leadership and Post Master’s Certificate in Education Leadership. NSU will charge $280 per credit hour for the M.Ed. and PMC, including tuition and fees. The new pricing structure will be available to […]

Campus events and activities for June 26 – July 2

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of June 26-July 2 at Northwestern State University.

June 26 – July 2 – Registration for summer second 4-week session, fall semester

July 1 – End of first summer 4-week session.

Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival to feature Cajun guitar workshop

NATCHITOCHES –The 42nd Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival has announced the addition of an interactive workshop entitled “Beginning Cajun Guitar,” which will feature instruction by Lafayette-based guitarist and songwriter Yvette Landry with support from fiddler Beau Thomas. The workshop will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 23 in the N-Club Room of Prather […]

Dr. Anthony Pursell named director of bands

NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Anthony Pursell has been named director of bands at Northwestern State University. His appointment has been approved by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.

Pursell will lead the nationally acclaimed 300-member Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band which has pleased audiences throughout the South and in international performances in London […]