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Long Purple Line Induction 2021

The Natchitoches Events Center 750 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA

Join us on Friday, October 22 at 12:00 p.m. in the Natchitoches Events Center for the 2021 Long Purple Line Induction Ceremony!


Homecoming Parade

Downtown Natchitoches

Northwestern State University’s Homecoming parade is returning in 2021. This year’s theme is “Rock ‘Em Demons.” The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 and will include spirit groups, athletes and the Homecoming Honor Court throwing candy and other goodies along the route to downtown Natchitoches. Registered student organizations will be riding on decorated floats for the family-friendly event.


NSU Black Alumni Alliance Homecoming Mixer

Hana Sushi Bar & Grill 750 Front St., Natchitoches, LA

Light buffet provided. Live music with On Point Band. Book signing by NSU Alum Breonda G. Simmons. Honoring beloved alumni Craig Ryan, Rodney Hoover, and Juanita Brown-Virece.

N-Club Hall of Fame Induction

Magale Recital Hall Creative and Performing Arts Annex, 143 Central Ave., Natchitoches, LA

The N-Club Hall of Fame induction program for the Class of 2020 will take place beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 in Magale Recital Hall.


College of Business Hall of Distinction Induction Reception

Natchitoches Room, Russel Hall 125 Central Ave, Natchitoches, LA

The College of Business and Technology will host a reception for inductees into the College of Business Hall of Distinction beginning at 11 a.m. in the Natchitoches Room at Russell Hall.

Northwestern Demon Regiment Open House

Northwestern State University 175 Sam Sibley Drive, Natchitoches, LA

Stop by the ROTC tailgate (at the practice field just south of Turpin Stadium) for a bite to eat, then walk over to the Armory for cake and coffee while reminiscing with friends.  Find your name on the wall of commissionees!

Southeastern LA at NSU Tailgate

NSU Collins Pavilion 210 S Jefferson St, Natchitoches, LA

Cost for food and drinks is $10 per person, or $5 for Alumni Association members and children under the age of 12. Lifetime members are free!

$5 – $10

Hall of Distinguished Educators Program

Teacher Education Center

The Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development will host a reception for Hall of Distinguished Educators inductees beginning at noon at the Teacher Education Center.