Natchitoches Among Best Cities for Recent Graduates

Natchitoches Ranked 8 in Top Locations Natchitoches, LA, June 5, 2017:  Natchitoches has been named the 8th best city for post-graduates by a recent survey conducted by LendEdu using six criteria important for postgraduates looking to find their first homes….

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AMT Program Introduced

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University, Northwest Louisiana Technical College and Central Louisiana Technical Community College have developed a work-based learning program that will allow individuals to earn an associate of science degree in engineering technology while they are employed with…

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Greater CENLA Progress Report

CENLA Focus, Holly Jo Linzay Central Louisiana is poised for continued economic growth and progress, according to city development leaders. From a nearly $4 million river front improvement project in historic Natchitoches to major construction projects underway at Fort Polk…

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More than 870 to receive degrees at NSU Friday

NATCHITOCHES –   Northwestern State University will hold its Fall Commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 16 in Prather Coliseum. More than 870 graduates from the summer and fall semesters are expected to receive degrees. At 10 a.m., graduates from the Gallaspy Family…

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Robotics Competition

  NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will host the second annual Fall Robotics Competition Wednesday, Dec. 14.  NSU-RC2 will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Student Union Ballroom.   All middle schools within a…

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NCHS students tour ET labs

Junior and senior students from Natchitoches Central High School toured Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology this week to learn about programs and lucrative careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  From left are ET Instructor…

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Boise Supports ET Scholarships for Northwood Grads

NATCHITOCHES – Boise Cascade Wood Products of Lena is completing three years of funding $1,500 in Engineering Technology scholarships at Northwestern State University.  The scholarships are awarded at a rate of $500 each academic year to students from Rapides Parish…

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Beta Engineering Scholarships Support CENLA ET Students

NATCHITOCHES –  Beta Engineering of Pineville, Louisiana is completing three years of funding $6,000 for scholarships awarded to Northwestern State University students pursing degrees in engineering technology.  The scholarships are awarded to two students each academic year.  One is for…

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Teachers Complete PLTW Training Locally

Several teachers completed core training in Introduction to Engineering Design at Northwestern State University last week and were congratulated by a special visitor, Dr. Vince Bertram, CEO of Project Lead the Way, a program that introduces engineering concepts to students…

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United Way of Northwest Louisiana Awards Grants to NCA

NATCHITOCHES –  Company and nonprofit representatives in Natchitoches, Winn, Sabine and DeSoto parishes saw their contributions at work this week as the United Way of Northwest Louisiana awarded funding to six nonprofit groups for eight local programs that support education,…

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