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NSU faculty, staff go above and beyond to accommodate students

NATCHITOCHES – While students were on spring break, most faculty and staff at Northwestern State University were busy preparing for a new normal when classes resume March 30.  Many have been working remotely in accordance with government mandates to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

“This is an unprecedented situation,” said NSU President Dr. […]

Business professor wins award for research on student-faculty communication

NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Eddie Horton, assistant professor in Northwestern State University’s Department of Computer Information Systems, won the Distinguished Paper Award presented at the Association of Business Information Systems/Federation of Business Disciplines.  Horton collected the award at the FBD conference in San Antonio earlier this month prior to social distancing.

“My paper focused on the issues […]

Science videos provide education, entertainment during social distancing

NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Michael Scanlan, professor of physics at Northwestern State University, has created a series of science videos that explore various branches of science with demonstrations and activities like growing crystals, making soap and navigating the night sky. Scanlan, father of two, said the videos are intended to educate and entertain during social isolation.

“The […]

NSU, pioneer in online education, embraces digital transformation

NATCHITOCHES – With classes transitioned to online and alternative delivery for the remainder of the semester, Northwestern State University’s faculty, student support services and information technology staff are working diligently to meet challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.

“Northwestern has been a pioneer and a leader in online education since the 1990s,” said NSU President Chris […]

Hebert selected for ASRT student leadership program

NATCHITOCHES – Lauren Hebert of Leonville, a radiologic technology student Northwestern State University, was selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists 2020 Student Leadership Development Program.

The ASRT represents more than 156,000 members who perform medical imaging procedures or plan and deliver radiation therapy treatments. The Society also provides radiologic technology students with […]

NSU Marketplace/Follett will offer free courseware, shipping as NSU shifts to online classes

NATCHITOCHES – Follett Higher Education Group, Northwestern State University’s managing partner for the Northwestern State Marketplace bookstore, announced it will support students with several free eBook, courseware and shipping programs as NSU’s instruction has shifted to online and alternative delivery classes for the remainder of the semester.

Students can visit the campus store website, www.nsushop.com, […]

NSU continues modified operations as services remain available to students

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University is observing spring break this week, but the university has implemented modified working operations in which most employees will work from home.

Classes, which will resume March 30, have transitioned to online and alternative delivery through the end of the semester.

Health services, housing, food services, the counseling office and University Police […]