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Alum Demetri Hill to be recognized as SWASAP Achiever

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University alumnus Demetri M. Hill has been selected as the 2020 Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) TRIO Achiever Awardee for Louisiana. Each year, SWASAP recognizes one TRIO alumnus from each state who has made significant civic, community or professional contributions and show that participation in the TRIO programs had […]

Joint press conference Friday regarding hurricane recover efforts

NATCHITOCHES – Natchitoches Mayor Ronnie Williams, Parish President John Richmond, SWEPCO External Affairs Manager Michael Corbin and NSU Director University Affairs Jennifer Kelly will brief the public on recovery efforts in being made in the area from Hurricane Laura.  Representatives will specifically address ongoing power outage restoration, the FEMA application process and plan of action […]

August Lunch & Learn VBS will focus on international business

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s College of Business will present its August Virtual Business Seminar beginning at noon on Thursday, Aug. 13.  Business administration (BUAD 3270-International Business) professors will collectively speak on the topic “Exploring International Business Opportunities.”

Registration is available at https://bit.ly/NSUVBS-August.  There is no charge to participate.

“We believe that this topic is important […]

Growers, artisans reviving tradition of Acadian brown cotton

ARNAUDVILLE – The revival of a long-standing Cajun tradition has taken root in south Louisiana where artisans, historians and cultural authorities are cultivating interest in Acadian brown cotton and using traditional methods of carding, spinning and weaving to make blankets and textiles that pay homage to the resilience of their French ancestors.

Coton jaune, Acadian brown […]

Williams Scholarship will benefit NSU nursing or biology major

NATCHITOCHES – Friends, family and school classmates are honoring the memory of Belinda Michelle Williams by creating an endowed scholarship in her name that will benefit Northwestern State University students majoring in nursing and biology.

Gabrielle Bellard, a nursing major from Opelousas, is the inaugural recipient of the Belinda Michelle Williams Memorial Scholarship that will be […]

Flavor of Louisiana Feature: Great Raft Brewing

Great Raft Brewing of Shreveport will serve the brewery’s 318 Golden Ale, Reasonably Corrupt Black Lager, Life Itself Key Lime Gose and Farmhouse Slang Saison to guests at Flavor of Louisiana, Northwestern State University’s spring seafood fundraiser that will include craft beers, cocktails, prizes, raffles, music and more. Great Raft Brand Ambassador Bob Thames, center, […]

Living Library pays tribute to Ben Johnson’s legacy

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s second Living Library presentation commemorated the legacy of the late Ben Johnson, an entrepreneur, civic leader, mentor and advocate in the African American community. Johnson was remembered for his quiet fortitude, business acumen and generosity. Panelists Claire Prymus, State Rep. Kenny Cox, Coushatta Mayor Dr. Johnny Cox, Edward Ward Jr. […]