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NSU will recognize inaugural Distinguished Communications Professionals honorees

NATCHITOCHES – Raymond Strother, the late Maj. Gen. Erbon Wise (Retired) and the late Marie Norris Wise are the inaugural recipients of Northwestern State University’s Distinguished Communications Professional award, an honor created this year by the Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts.

The honorees will be recognized during the Long Purple Line luncheon and […]

Induction for Long Purple Line 2020 honorees will be Oct. 22

NATCHITOCHES – Six distinguished Northwestern State University alumni who were named to NSU’s Alumni Hall of Distinction, the Long Purple Line, in 2020 will be honored Oct. 22, the program having been postponed twice due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Check-in will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at the Natchitoches Events Center, followed by a noon […]

NSU monitoring weather conditions

NATCHITOCHES – Administrators at Northwestern State University are monitoring weather conditions as Tropical Storm Nicholas moves into southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana.  The storm is expected to spread the threat of flooding across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi over the next couple of days after making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane overnight Monday.

Due to the […]

Remembering 9/11

Remembering those that were lost and those who ran into the chaos.

Standout Cadet Cantrell presented the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement

By Sid Hall, Military Affairs Coordinator / ROTC Program Manager

NATCHITOCHES – With Interim President Dr. Marcus Jones and the Mayor of Natchitoches, the Honorable Ronnie Williams, Jr., looking on, the colors of the 72nd Demon Battalion of Northwestern State University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps were unfurled during the Battalion’s annual Activation Ceremony on Thursday, August […]

Dr. Gloria Ebarb Durr Scholarship honors lifetime of education, service

NATCHITOCHES – The children of Dr. Gloria Ebarb Durr announced an endowed scholarship in her honor that will benefit incoming freshman at Northwestern State University. The Dr. Gloria Ebarb Durr Endowed Scholarship for Academic Excellence will assist any major for one year.  Recipients must maintain a 3.5 or better grade point average.  Preference will be […]

College of Business hosts memorial for esteemed faculty

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s College of Business and Technology hosted a remembrance ceremony Aug. 13 for four members of the faculty who passed away in the past year. Fred Clark, William “Phil” Habig, Dr. Ted Jones and Dr. John G. Williams were honored through personal tributes and the dedication of four trees outside Russell […]

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NSU announces Spring 2021 graduates

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Awarded 964 degrees to 935 graduates during Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies. Graduates listed by hometown are as follows.

Abbeville — Grant Broussard, Abby McRee, Bachelor of Science;

Abilene, Texas — Carlos Ramirez, Bachelor of Science;

Alachua, Florida — Jeremy Lawson, Bachelor of General Studies;

Alexandria — Basia Braud, Associate of Science in Nursing; Kaitlyn […]

May Professional Development

Online Workshops via Webex

To register, go to nsula.webex.com. Attendees are encouraged to have a working microphone to fully benefit from the sessions.



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