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Campus events and activities for Jan. 19-25

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Jan. 19-25 at Northwestern State University.

Jan. 19-22 – Late registration for Spring 2020 semester

Jan. 22 – Men’s basketball vs. Stephen F. Austin, Prather Coliseum, 6:30 p.m.

Jan 23 – “Historic Industrial Shreveport” vintage photo exhibition opening reception, 5 p.m., 3rd floor Watson Library

Jan. 23 – Louisiana Piano […]

Gilbert, Minneapolis news team win duPont award for documentary

NATCHITOCHES – A documentary film produced by a member of Northwestern State University’s New Media faculty won an Alfred I. duPont Award and will be featured on the The Today Show on Monday, Jan. 20.  The film, “Love Them First,” tells the story of Mauri Melander Friestleben, principal at Lucy Laney Elementary, an underperforming public […]

NSU to close for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Campus offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 21.






Suicide awareness workshop Jan. 31

NATCHITOCHES – The Pi Delta Chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society at Northwestern State University, the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling and the NSU Department of Social Work will sponsor a suicide awareness workshop from 1-4 p.m. Friday Jan. 31 in the NSU TV Studio, Kyser Hall Room 142.


This event is open to students, […]

Megan Guillory Vocal Excellence Scholarship Concert to be held Jan. 24

NATCHITOCHES – The School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will host the Megan Guillory Vocal Excellence Scholarship Concert on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Nine NSU students, who were nominated by vocal faculty, will perform to determine the 2020-21 […]

Phi Beta Delta will host Chinese, Hindi language and culture sessions

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, will host a Chinese and Hindi language and culture lecture series in February.  The series will offer insights into the Chinese and Hindi greetings, language and culture.  Lecturers will be Dr. Weiwen Liao, assistant professor in NSU’s School of […]

Pianist Manuel Matarrita to feature Latin American composers in Jan. 23 recital

NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Manuel Matarrita will perform at Northwestern State University on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free. Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series […]

Bassist Yung-chiao Wei, pianist Chaoi Chou to perform Jan. 27

NATCHITOCHES – Bassist Yung-chiao Wei and pianist Chaoi Chou will perform at Northwestern State University on Monday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

A Taiwanese-American bassist, Wei made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2003. She was praised by New York Concert Review Inc. which said […]

Ceramics class to begin Jan. 23

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a beginning ceramics class starting Thursday, Jan. 23 The class will be held each Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex until March 19.

The fee for the class is $150 plus a $20 material […]

Director praises Northwestern State Theatre and Dance program

NATCHITOCHES – A Colorado theatre director had high praise for Northwestern State University’s Theatre and Dance program, telling an interviewer NSU was one of his best sources for talent.

Tim Moore, producing artistic director of the Thingamajig Theatre Company at the Pagosa Springs (Colorado) Center for the Arts has used numerous theatre students, directors and choreographers […]