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NSU staff, alumni will be among presenters at LYPC

NATCHITOCHES – Several Northwestern State University staff and alumni will be featured during the fourth annual Louisiana Young Professionals Conference that will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, July 9 at Chateau St. Denis in Natchitoches. Organizers say employers and employees will both find real value in the session topics for this conference.

“Our keynote […]

Nursing students awarded CHEN scholarships for summer school

NATCHITOCHES – The Community Healthcare Education Network (CHEN) awarded two senior Northwestern State University nursing students with scholarships for the summer semester.  CHEN is a volunteer, non-profit organization consisting of healthcare professionals, businesses, agencies and organizations that provide healthcare education and resources to the people of north and central Louisiana. “We want to help students with […]

High school students from Louisiana and Texas receive specialized trumpet instruction

NATCHITOCHES – Nine students attending the Honors Band Camp at Northwestern State University received specialized training from Associate Professor of Trumpet Galindo Rodriguez while attending the camp. Rodriguez worked with the camp as applied trumpet coach. He conducted sessions on solo trumpet literature encompassing standard works from the classical through the 20th Century. Rodriguez presented […]

University receives approval for BFA in production and design

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has received approval from the State Board of Regents to transition its current Bachelor of Science in Theatre Design and Technology Concentration into a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production and Design.

According to Assistant Professor of Theatre Technology/Technical Director Robert Richoux, the new program was suggested by the […]

Campus events and activities for June 20-26

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of June 20-26 at Northwestern State University.

June 20-26 – Registration for summer second four-week session, fall semester

June 21-25 — School of Biological and Physical Sciences Destination Science Camp, Bienvenu Hall

June 21-25 – NSU Art Camp for ages 12-18, Room 205, Fine Arts Annex

June 22 – Freshman […]

Kurti releases CD recording of works by Paganini

NATCHITOCHES – Andrej Kurti, professor of violin, viola and chamber orchestra at Northwestern State University, has recorded a CD of some of the most challenging and beloved compositions for violin.  “24 Caprices” features Nicolo Paganini’s “Twenty-Four Caprices for Solo Violin, op. 1,” which was recorded live in a concert Kurti performed at NSU in October 2019. […]

Spirit of Northwestern hosts several camps

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University alumnus LeAndre Benton leads the Honors Wind Ensemble which practiced and performed at NSU this week. Benton was associate director of bands at J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, and will become an administrator this fall. The Honors Wind Ensemble is an invitational ensemble made of All-State musicians from […]

Restored historic marker will be unveiled June 23

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will unveil a restored historic marker at a spot that some scholars believe is the oldest indication of European visitors in the area.  The Colonial Gateway Corral marks the confluence of three paths, one from the west that was used by the Spanish, one winding north towards the site of […]

Scholarship honors Ackel family members

NATCHITOCHES – A fully endowed scholarship has been established to honor the memory of members of a prominent Natchitoches family who were alumni and long-time supporters of Northwestern State University.  Members of the Ackel family gathered to make the presentation that will ensure the legacy of Latief and Melba Ackel, as well as Philip and […]