NATCHITOCHES TO PILOT STATE PROGRAM TO INCREASE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ACCESS, IMPROVE QUALITY

Natchitoches Parish School Board Awarded $100,000 to Establish Unique “Ready Start Network” BATON ROUGE, La. – The Natchitoches Parish School Board has received a $100,000 grant from the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to pilot new strategies…

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Students sign to participate in 3rd AMT cohort

The third cohort of students who will participate in the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program were joined by their sponsoring manufacturers at a signing program at Central Louisiana Community Technical College – Natchitoches Campus Thursday. Marvin Gistarb of Cloutierville, Malcom…

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First class of AMT completers honored at recognition ceremony

Three graduates in the inaugural class of students completing the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program were recognized in a ceremony at Central Louisiana Technical Community College’s Natchitoches campus Monday.   Benjamin Gewin, Taylor Kight and Melonia McDaniel are the first completers…

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GeauxFAME to Host ‘Commitment Signing’ Ceremony

Students to sign letter of intent to work for local manufacturers while in school Natchitoches, LA July 25, 2019 — The Louisiana Chapter of FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, known as GeauxFAME, will present a “Commitment Signing” ceremony…

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AMT Open House March 14

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University and Central Louisiana Community Technical College – Natchitoches Campus will host an open house for individuals interested in the Advanced Manufacturing Technician program offered through a partnership between the two schools. Individuals who complete in…

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NSU has $428 million impact on region

Findings represents 1.4 % GRP of 10-parish region NATCHITOCHES—Northwestern State University’s economic impact on the Northwest and Central Louisiana region last year was $428.2 million based on a study by a multi-nation research company that has conducted 1,800 economic development…

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NSU has record spring enrollment of 10,155

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has a spring enrollment of 10,155, which is the largest for a spring semester in the university’s 135-year history. The previous record of 9,931was set last spring. The registration count increased by 224 students or…

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Study.com ranks LSMSA among Top 30 STEM programs in the nation

LSMSA is the only school in Louisiana to be included on Study.com’s list of Top 30 high school STEM programs. Study.com has ranked the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) as having one of the Top 30…

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Pilgrim’s donation supports ET program

NATCHITOCHES – Pilgrim’s Pride – Natchitoches Complex donated $10,000 to Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology in thanks for the hard work NSU students and faculty put into a project at the local facility. Bernard Johnson, Complex Safety and…

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EAP launches $1.2 million expansion across North Louisiana

BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) has been awarded a U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant, resulting in the creation of the North Louisiana Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (NorLEAP), which will expand EAP services to 21 parishes in North Louisiana. EAP, with…

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