NATCHITOCHES – Four Northwestern State University students have been selected as student media leaders for 2020-21. Named were Allie Atkinson of Berwick, editor in chief of Argus, the university’s annual literary magazine, Haleigh Gates of Moss Bluff, editor of Potpourri, the university yearbook, Tifphany McClinton of Shreveport, general manager of KNWD, NSU’s student radio […]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University benefactor Donald F. Derby died recently in Las Vegas. He was 87.
Derby donated $60,000 to create the Donald F. Derby Endowed Professorship in the School of Creative and Performing Arts in 1996. The gift was matched with $40,000 from the State of Louisiana to create a permanent $100,000 endowment which […]
NATCHITOCHES – A group of students, alumni and faculty from Northwestern State University took part in ending what may be one of the longest leadups to a play’s debut ever.
This weekend, they collaborated with international faculty and a professional actor for what is likely the first reading of a play by 18th century British writer […]
NATCHITOCHES – The Three Reeds Duo will perform a virtual concert Wednesday, June 24 at 4 p.m. The concert can be viewed at leahforsythmusic.com/three-reeds-duo.
The chamber ensemble includes Leah Forsyth on oboe and Paul Forsyth on saxophone. They will be joined by pianist Chialing Hsieh. The Three Reeds Duo was selected to perform at the […]
NATCHITOCHES – The 2020-21 members of the Demon Dazzlers at Northwestern State University have been selected. The Demon Dazzlers serve as the official dance line for Northwestern State.
Sarah Talbot of Baton Rouge is the group’s captain while Ashley Henry of Slidell is co-captain, JirNeicia Ward of Bossier City is lieutenant and Mallory Martinez of Jennings […]
NATCHITOCHES – Several Northwestern State University theatre and dance students are still hoping they will be able to perform this summer with professional theatre companies around the country.
A number of theatrical companies have postponed their summer seasons due to the COVID-19 virus, but still hope they will be able to open.
“Summer employment […]
NATCHITOCHES – Students and faculty Northwestern State University’s Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts were awarded a Bronze Telly Award in the Non-Broadcast Educational Institution category for a March 19 NSU-TV Newscast.
The Telly awards are an international competition which hold a similar level of prestige as regional Emmy Awards. The awards are judged […]
NATCHITOCHES – The COVID-19 virus caused the cancellation of a number of music camps at Northwestern State University this summer, but NSU’s music faculty found new ways to reach out to high school students.
Thirty-two students from throughout Louisiana, Texas and Florida have been taking part in online music lessons with 11 music faculty. Each of […]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Associate Professor of Art History Phyllis Lear and NSU alumna Hannah Fulton recently saw a three-year graphic design project move toward its final step.
Lear and Fulton worked as graphic designers on a Comprehensive, Conservation, & Management Plan for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP). The plan was recently approved by […]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Assistant Professor of Theatre Dr. Richard St. Peter delivered a lecture on Shakespeare to group of 100 faculty and students in Baghdad, Iraq, through distance learning this week.
St. Peter arranged his Iraqi lecture through Dr. Mohammed Nasser Hassoon who he met when while participating in the Fulbright Program in Romania. Hassoon […]