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WRAC hosts We Run This Town 5K, Couch to 5K Round 2 starts March 9

The Fitness and Intramural departments at the NSU WRAC hosted the We Run This Town 5K on Feb. 27 with a total of 104 participants ranging in age from 18-72.  Pictured are participants and volunteers who organized the event. The WRAC Running Club Round 2, “Couch to 5K” run/walk program, will begin March 9 and […]

Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith to present virtual reading March 10

NATCHITOCHES – Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith will present a virtual reading for Northwestern State University students, faculty and staff and the general public on Wednesday March 10, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The reading will be free and open to all, with the public encouraged to attend. The Microsoft Teams address to use […]

Many High School senior signs with NSU Fishing Team

NATCHITOCHES – Many High School senior Cooper Miller signed a scholarship commitment to join the Northwestern State University Fishing Team Thursday and will attend the university this fall.  He was joined by his mother Avery Garcie and stepfather Darrin Dyess for the signing, along with administrators, staff and students from MHS and representatives from Northwestern.

“We’ve […]

Menard senior Cody Ruiz signs with NSU Esports

NATCHITOCHES – Cody Ruiz, a senior at Holy Savior Menard High School in Alexandria, is Northwestern State University’s first scholarship signee for the university’s new competitive esports team. Ruiz signed March 3 and will play on NSU’s varsity Call of Duty team. He is the son of Jennifer Atwood and Chad Ruiz.

“I want to thank […]

Molina to feature various percussion instruments in March 11 solo recital

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Assistant Professor of Music Oliver Molina will perform a percussion recital on Thursday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is limited to 75 NSU faculty, staff and students. The concert will be livestreamed at capa.nsula.edu/livestream.

Molina will be performing seven solos on various percussion instruments. The program […]

CAPA on the Cane to be presented March 13

NATCHITOCHES – The Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present CAPA on the Cane on Saturday, March 13 from 11:30 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. on the Downtown Riverbank Stage in Natchitoches. Admission is free.

Several different musical ensembles will present full performances. NSU art students and faculty will have work […]

NSU optimistic about operations for Fall 2021

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University is planning for a more normal fall semester with increased face-to-face classes, expanded student activities and other events but will continue to embrace the health and safety of the campus and community as its highest priority.

NSU president Dr. Chris Maggio said, “We are looking forward to welcoming students back to […]

Trumpet Studio and Euphonium-Tuba Ensemble to perform March 10

NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Trumpet Studio and Euphonium-Tuba Ensemble will present a concert on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. There will be no audience for the concert. It will be live streaming only at capa.nsua.edu/livestream.

Associate Professor of Trumpet Galindo Rodriguez will direct the Trumpet Studio Ensemble. Associate Professor […]

CDC achieves reaccreditation

NATCHITOCHES – The Marie Shaw Dunn Child Development Center at Northwestern State University has been reaccredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children for another five-year term, through July 1, 2026.  The CDC is a preschool center for 3- and 4-year-old children that was recently named a five-star center.

Accreditation demonstrates the CDC’s […]

Spring N Side View Day to be held March 6

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its Spring N-Side View Day Saturday, March 6. The event is designed to give prospective students and their parents an up close look at what Northwestern State has to offer.

All proper PPE (mask, face shield, etc.) are required while on campus at NSU and attending N-Side View Day. The […]