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Month: March 2018

A house on the cover of "Henry Howard Louisiana's Architect" by Jessica Dorman

Final SAGE Lecture Set

March 28, 2018

Jessica Dorman, director of publications, marketing and student education at The Historic New Orleans Collection, will present a lecture titled “Henry Howard, Louisiana’s Architect” at 3 p.m. Monday, April 9, in the McNeese State University SEED Center to close the 2018 spring Sage Series. Dorman’s lecture – based on the book by the same title…

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Alina Fernandez

Castro’s daughter to speak at Banners at McNeese

March 23, 2018

Alina Fernandez, daughter of the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro, will present a reading from her book titled “Castro’s Daughter: An Exile’s Memoir of Cuba” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the Tritico Theatre as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese State University season. Fernández will share what it was like growing up…

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Bryan Miller

McNeese hosts Bryan Miller senior recital

March 23, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior trumpet recital by Bryan Miller, of Orangefield, Texas, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Tritico Theatre of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The program includes: “Sonata for Trumpet” by Henry Percell, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by…

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Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics logo

McNeese Dietetics Program and Internship Accreditation Continues

March 23, 2018

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics announced that  accreditation for McNeese State University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics and its Dietetic Internship has been extended through June 2019. Both programs are offered through the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences. ACEND is the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and…

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VITA intern Osauwen Osagie helps McNeese student Hannah Maust with her tax return.

McNeese participates in United Way VITA program

March 22, 2018

Tax season is underway and 24 McNeese State University finance and accounting students are working as interns or volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program through the United Way of Southwest Louisiana, offering free tax preparation assistance to qualifying students, faculty and members of the community. Individuals with an income of less than…

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McNeese hosts Darren Hooper senior recital

March 20, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior euphonium recital by Darren Hooper, of Lake Charles, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, at St. Luke-Simpson United Methodist Church. The program includes: “Annie Laurie” by Arthur Pryor, “Concert Fantasie” by Gustav Cords, “Sextet in E-flat minor” by…

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Members of The Step Crew stand with one leg up showing the bottom of their shoes.

McNeese Banners to Present StepCrew

March 20, 2018

The StepCrew, a dance production that brings together Ottawa Valley stepdance, Irish stepdance and modern tap, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese State University season. The show features some of the world’s top talents in their respective dance forms. These…

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Dr. Mitchell Adrian

Dr. Mitchell Adrian Selected McNeese Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management

March 16, 2018

Dr. Mitchell Adrian has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management at McNeese State University. Adrian has been serving in the interim role since August 2017. His appointment is pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. In 2007, Adrian joined McNeese as dean…

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The Teenage Project poster

McNeese Theatre Presents Teenage Project

March 15, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the final theatre production of the season – The Teenage Project: Mythbusting Adolescence – March 21-25 in Tritico Theatre. Times are 7:30 p.m. March 21-24 and 2 p.m. March 25. “The Teenage Project: Mythbusting Adolescence kicks off our exploration to bring understanding…

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"Walter" a painting by Victoria Ridgeway

McNeese Works on Paper Exhibit Set to Open

March 15, 2018

The 31st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition will open with a reception honoring the exhibiting artists from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex at McNeese State University. The exhibit, which runs through May 10, is sponsored by the McNeese Department of Visual Arts. Benjamin…

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