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NSU’s Freshman Connection virtual sessions start this week

NATCHITOCHES – Freshman Connection 2020 at Northwestern State University kicks off this week.  The first three sessions of Freshman Connection will take place online May 21, May 28 and June 17.  During the sessions, incoming freshman can meet with small groups, hear from administrators and attend interest sessions of their choice.

The virtual sessions will take […]

NSU’s Phi Beta Delta wins Outstanding Chapter Award

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Eta Mu chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is the 2020 recipient of the Eileen M. Evans Outstanding Chapter Award. The award is for outstanding service to Phi Beta Delta, significant chapter growth and development and exemplar programming to promote international education.

The announcement was made […]

NSU online programs ranked as the third most affordable in the nation

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has been ranked as the third most affordable online college in the United States, according to the website Study.com

“The recent COVID-19 pandemic underscores students’ needs for alternative ways to continue their education,” the website said. “We congratulate you on not only being a leader in quality online education but also […]

Campus events and activities for May 17-23

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of May 17-23 at Northwestern State University.

May 17-23 – Registration for summer, fall 2020 semesters

May 21 – Virtual Freshman Connection

Diplomas are in the mail

Bruce Dyjack, coordinator of Postal Services at Northwestern State University, prepared to mail over 1,300 diplomas to spring 2020 graduates this week.  Dyjack said about half were set to be mailed Wednesday and the other half Thursday.  NSU honored Spring 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony May 8 and has scheduled a traditional graduation […]

Veteran honored for helping other Northwestern State students

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University students taking classes at Barksdale Air Force Base have found one of their most valuable resources is a fellow student who understands them very well.

China Whitwer, a senior nursing major, has been named as a recipient of a Student Veteran Leadership Award by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The magazine recognized Whitwer […]

NSU looks forward to fall reopening

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University is joining sister schools in the University of Louisiana System in planning a return to face-to-face instruction for the Fall 2020 semester.  NSU, along with other institutions, is designing plans specific to the NSU community that prioritize the health and safety of students, faculty and staff and the university’s educational […]

NSU WRAC, Rec Complex will reopen next week

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Wellness, Recreation and Activities Center and the NSU Recreation Complex will reopen next week.  Health and safety protocols will be observed, including social distancing and other measures to provide a safe and healthy environment for patrons and staff.  Guidelines may be revised in conjunction with state mandates.

WRAC hours for the […]