Homecoming 2021

Northwestern State University will celebrate the 2021 Homecoming Festivities Thursday, Oct. 21 – Saturday, Oct. 23. Events will include several induction programs, tailgating and a half-time presentation of the Homecoming Honor Court.  This year’s theme is “Rock ‘Em Demons!”

Thursday, October 21


Iberville Green/Seven Oaks Stage

Friday, October 22

This year’s inductees are state official Sujuan Boutte of Prairieville, businessman Harvey F. Marcus Sr. of Monroe, Louisiana State University Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron of Baton Rouge, NSU Vice President for External Affairs Jerry Pierce, Fed Ex executive John A. Smith of Memphis, Tennessee, and former NSU faculty member Thomas Whitehead of Natchitoches.

The inaugural recipients of the Distinguished Communications Professional Award, Ray Strother and the late Gen. Erbon and Marie Wise, will be recognized. This honor was recently created by the Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts.

Inductees into the Hall of Distinguished Educators and College of Business Hall of Distinction will also be recognized.

Reception 11:00am, Ceremony 12:00pm

Natchitoches Event Center


Downtown Riverbank


Hana Japanese Sushi Bar & Grill

Saturday, October 23

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. Admission is free. The honorees are Terrence McGee, Stephanie Sowell, Tony Taylor, Robert Daniel, La’Terrica “Cooda” Dobin, Jordan Robison, Regina Roe, Linette Stuart, Randy Moore and Bob Kairis. Terry Alario Sr. and Terry Alario Jr. will receive the N-Club’s Distinguished Services Award. Coach Al Miller is the first recipient of the N-Club Pioneer Award.


Magale Recital Hall

This year’s honorees, Nicholas C. Courville, CPA; the late John G. Williams, and Dr. Jack and Barbara Russell, former faculty.


Natchitoches Room, Russell Hall


Collins Pavilion & Tailgate Field


TEC Auditorium


Noe Armory


Turpin Stadium

Homecoming Court Presentation


Turpin Stadium


Corner of Church and Front Streets, Downtown Natchitoches