Students learn about career opportunities at Engineering Technology Symposium

NATCHITOCHES – “Technology touches every aspect of our lives,” said Dr. Jafar Al-Sharab, head of Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology, as 285 high school students from Lincoln, Ouachita, Sabine and Calcasieu parishes convened for the Engineering Technology Symposium…

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Technology Grant for Natchitoches Educators

Technology Grant for Natchitoches Educators Now Accepting Applications Apply Before December 8! Natchitoches, LA, November 7, 2019 The A+ Coalition, an initiative of the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce, is proud to offer the opportunity to apply for the Technology…

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NAMED TO STATE BOARD

Tony Davis to Join LIDEA Board for 2020 Natchitoches, LA, September 27, 2019– Tony Davis, the Executive Director for the Natchitoches Community Alliance Foundation, Inc., or NCA, has been named to the 2020 Board of Directors for LIDEA.  The Louisiana…

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GEAUXFAME ATTENDS NATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT

GeauxFAME reps join Ivanka Trump and others to announce FAME transition Natchitoches, LA, September 25, 2019– NCA Executive Director and GeauxFAME leader Tony Davis, along with GeauxFAME Chair Tommy Peek, representing member Boise Cascade, joined a crowd of dignitaries and…

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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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