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Wed
22
Feb

City Bank is Magnolia sponsor of Flavor of Louisiana

City Bank and Trust is a Magnolia sponsor of Northwestern State University’s spring fund raiser, Flavor of Louisiana, set for Friday, April 7. The event will be a celebration of the state’s culinary seafood heritage with tastings, music and more. From left are Senior Vice President Loan Officer Shanna Baker, Assistant Vice President Kim Howell, Banking/HR Officer Rachel Stephens, City Bank President and CEO John Ackel, and NSU Development Officers Tiffany Chasteen and Kimberly Gallow. Sponsorships to Flavor of Louisiana are available at the $1,500, $1,000 and $500 levels.  For more information, call (318) 357-4414 or visit northwesternalumni.com/fol.

Wed
22
Feb

Prep is underway for Flavor of Louisiana

A team of culinary arts students from Northwestern State University’s Department of Hospitality Management and Tourism will prepare delectable dishes for guests to enjoy during Flavor of Louisiana, the university’s spring fund raiser presented in partnership with the Louisiana Seafood Board.  On the front row from left are NSU Development Officer Brittany McConathy, HMT Instructor Valerie Salter, students McKenna Opbroek, Laura Cornish, Kim Shirley, Terrian Marchand, Amber Norris and Development Officer Tiffany Chasteen. On the back row are Sierra Seemion, Kim Voorhies, Jeremy Aaron, Ebony Lee, Jeremy Vaughn and Leigh Ann Westfall.  The event will be held at the NSU WRAC beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, April 7.  Tickets to Flavor of Louisiana are $65 per person or $125 per couple.  For more information, call (318) 357-4414 or visit northwesternalumni.com/fol.

Tue
21
Feb

Five added to NSU's Long Purple Line

2017 Long Purple Line inductees are, from left, Dr. Julian E. Bailes of Chicago, the late Joe Delaney, Dr. James Henderson of Natchitoches, Lenn Dohmann Prince of Ruston and Gerard F. Thomas Jr. of Natchitoches.

Northwestern State University will honor five graduates by inducting them into the University’s alumni hall of distinction, the Long Purple Line.  The 2017 inductees are Dr. Julian Bailes of Chicago, the late Joe Delaney, Dr. James Henderson and Gerard F. Thomas Jr. of Natchitoches and Lenn Dohmann Prince of Ruston.

Honorees will be honored at a luncheon on April 7 at 11:30 a.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Tickets are $20. For more information, call (318) 357-4414 or go to northwesternalumni.com/lpl17.

Since 1990, 120 NSU alumni have been named to the Long Purple Line.

Bailes has become a leading figure in the field of sports-related concussion research.

Tue
21
Feb

NSU to host 59th Annual Caddo Conference

Northwestern State University will host the 59th annual Caddo Conference Feb. 24-25 in the ballroom of the Sylvan Friedman Student Union.  Meetings are open to the public.  

Archaeologists, ethnologists, geographers, Caddo Nation leaders and artists will present talks on the Caddo Nation it’s past and present developments, according to NSU Professor of Anthropology Dr. Pete Gregory. Participants from Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas are expected, Gregory said.

A traditional Caddo dance featuring the Caddo Culture Club will be held in the ballroom Friday at 6 p.m.

Several current and former Northwestern State faculty will be making presentations at the conference.

Tue
21
Feb

NSU will host Law Day March 9

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s pre-law and paralegal program in the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences will sponsor Law Day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 9 in the 107 Kyser Hall Conference Room. 

 

The event would be of interest to students as well as other individuals interested in:

* Pursuing a career in law

Tue
21
Feb

NSU will present International Festival March 21

NATCHITOCHES – Buenas Dias. Bonjour. Willkommen. Benvenuto.  Northwestern State University’s Department of Hospitality Management and Tourism will present the popular International Festival of Culture and Cuisines from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at the Alumni Plaza in the Fine Arts Complex.

 

Students will be in costume representing the culture and cuisine of Ireland, Germany, the Caribbean, France, Texas, India and Greece.  Latin America will be represented with a performance by NSU’s popular Colombian band, Larry’s Group. 

 

Sat
18
Feb

NSU honors WWII veteran Bill Bacle

NSU- Northwestern State University recognized Urson S. “Bill” Bacle of Coushatta, who served in both the U.S. Army Corps during World War II and later with the U.S. Air Force, during the Feb. 16 basketball game, the university’s on-going effort to honor veterans. Bacle served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from June 26, 1943, to April 7, 1946. The Air Force recalled him to service on September 1, 1951, where he was a flight line mechanic and part-time engineer. He retired from the Air Force in April 1970 with the rank of Major.

The first-person account of his story, as told to Sid Hall, NSU’s Military Affairs Coordinator and ROTC Program Manager, is as follows.

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Fri
17
Feb

inaugural NSU Science Showcase draws students from throughout Louisiana

Winnfield Senior High School students Bridget Berry, Victoria Primm and Cameron Weaver made silly putty during a polymer synthesis demonstration in a chemistry laboratory at Northwestern State University Friday.  NSU’s School of Biological and Physical sciences hosted more than 300 students from around the state in the first Science Showcase, an opportunity for high school students to explore degree programs and career opportunities. For more information on NSU’s School of Biological and Physical Sciences, visit sciences.nsula.edu.

Northwestern State University student volunteer Shannon Jones presented a liquid magnet demonstration for Natchitoches Central High School students Jolie Williams, Tayla Rachal, Courtney Edmonson and Leah DeFord during the NSU Science Showcase, an event hosted by the School of Biological and Physical Sciences Friday.  Students from throughout Louisiana participated in workshops in chemistry, biology, physiology, environmental sciences, veterinary technology and physics. For more information on NSU’s School of Biological and Physical Sciences, visit sciences.nsula.edu.

Dr. James Woodard, instructor of veterinary technology, demonstrated canine CPR for Skylar Morgan, a Natchitoches Central High School student, during Northwestern State University’s Science Showcase, presented by the School of Biological and Physical Sciences. High schoolers learned about career opportunities available through different degree programs and were able to talk with faculty and NSU students about scholarship opportunities and their experiences as science majors.  For more information on NSU’s School of Biological and Physical Sciences, visit sciences.nsula.edu.

Abigail Trahan, a senior at South Terrebonne High School, examined nerve endings under a microscope during a physiology presentation in one of Northwestern State University’s biology laboratories.  Trahan and more than 300 other high school juniors and seniors from around the state participated in NSU’s Science Showcase, hosted by the School of Biological and Physical Sciences.  For more information on NSU’s School of Biological and Physical Sciences, visit sciences.nsula.edu.

Fri
17
Feb

WWII veteran Bacle shares stories of service

To view a video of the presentation, click here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP-wIv84IC8&feature=youtu.be

 

Fri
17
Feb

WWII veteran Bacle shares stories of service

To view a video of last night’s presentation, click here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP-wIv84IC8&feature=youtu.be

 

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