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Month: April 2018

Haden Cooley and Bethany Lejeune are first place winner and runner up as the 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year at McNeese.

McNeese People on Campus

April 20, 2018

McNeese State University student Haden Cooley, of Welsh, has been recognized as the McNeese 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year. Cooley works in the Recreational Sports Complex. Bethany Lejeune, of Mermentau, was the other finalist for this award. Lejeune works in the admissions and recruiting office. McNeese currently employs 563 students throughout the…

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Peter Gros smiles at the camera while feeding a tiger.

McNeese Banners cancels presentation tonight by Wildlife Expert Peter Gros

April 20, 2018

Special note: Tonight’s presentation by wildlife expert Peter Gros in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of Banners at McNeese State University has been canceled due to a family emergency for one of his animal handlers. Tickets which have already been purchased will be reimbursed or honored for one of the remaining 2018 Banners season performances.…

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Arturo Sandoval

McNeese Banners Hosts Grammy and Emmy Winning Trumpet Performer Arturo Sandoval

April 19, 2018

Winner of 10 Grammys, an Emmy and protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval will lead the Arturo Sandoval Sextet in a performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the Benjamin W. Mount Theatre in Central School’s Arts and Humanities Center of Lake Charles as part of the 2018 Banners at…

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McNeese Spring Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Concert Set

April 19, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony in a free spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The concert will include a special guest performance by the Airline High School Symphonic…

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Movie poster featuring Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins

McNeese Banners Schedules Classic Disney Film Mary Poppins

April 19, 2018

A free public screening of the 1964 classic Walt Disney movie, “Mary Poppins,” will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in Stokes Auditorium of McNeese State University’s Hardtner Hall as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season. Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Actress (Julie Andrews), Best Song (“Chim Chim Cher-ee”)…

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Dr. Burckel and Dr. Adrian and Dr. Soileau of McNeese accept a check from Angela Jouett of Southwest Louisiana District Senior Games.

McNeese Receives Donation from Southwest Louisiana District Senior Olympic Games

April 18, 2018

The Southwest Louisiana District Senior Olympic Games has donated $5,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation for the Health and Human Performance Senior Games Award Scholarship it established last year. McNeese’s Health and Human Performance Department has hosted the regional senior games for over 20 years. On hand for the presentation are from left: Dr.…

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McNeese Rodeo Updates

April 18, 2018

The McNeese State University men’s and women’s rodeo teams both placed first at the Texas A&M rodeo competition in College Station, Texas. Zach Jongbloed, Iowa, and Cole Frey, Morganza, finished first and second respectively in the men’s all-around competition. In steer wrestling, Jongbloed, won first place, Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, finished fourth and Remey Parrot, Mamou,…

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McNeese LSBDC Offers Bookkeeping Workshop

April 17, 2018

A seminar titled “Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be offered from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Topics will include hiring family members, business housekeeping, documentation systems, unique business expenses, deducting travel…

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Amina Flore

McNeese hosts Amina Flore senior recital

April 17, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior clarinet recital by instrumental music education major Amina Flore, of Orange, Texas, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Her program will include: “Concerto in B Flat Major” by Johann…

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McNeese hosts Orost and Trahan in joint senior recital

April 17, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free joint junior/senior vocal recital featuring baritone Lucas Orsot and mezzo soprano Taylor Trahan at 5 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Orsot, of Lake Charles, will sing works by Brahms, Schumann, Scarlatti,…

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