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McNeese to Host 2017 Fall Preview Day for Prospective Students and Families

October 10, 2017

The McNeese State University Admissions and Recruiting Office will sponsor its annual Fall Preview Day for prospective students and their  families from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Registration and welcome presentations begin in the McNeese Recreational Complex. Afterwards, campus and housing tours will be offered and McNeese personnel will be on hand to answer…

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McNeese to Host Small Business Workshop

October 9, 2017

A seminar titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 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 include entrepreneurship readiness, writing a business plan and financing your start-up.…

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McNeese Hosts Ceramics Workshop

October 9, 2017

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host a free ceramics workshop featuring artist Randy Johnston as part of the Debi and Bill Mixon Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 11-12. The workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday in Room…

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white paper sculptures similar to snowflakes by Rebecca Kreisler

McNeese hosts Kreisler workshop and lecture

October 9, 2017

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host a free workshop and lecture featuring artist Rebecca Kreisler on Thursday, Oct. 12. The workshop will be held from 11 a.m.-1:50 p.m. in Room 130 of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex and will feature a demonstration of the creation of a paper sculpture form called…

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McNeese Chamber Singers Concert Set

October 3, 2017

The McNeese State University Chamber Singers will perform in a free concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Tritico Theatre of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The choral group is under the direction of Dr. Darryl Jones, director of choral activities, and is accompanied by Dr. Ulysses Loken. The program will feature a…

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McNeese Theatre Presents The Crucible

September 13, 2017

The 78th McNeese State University theatre season will open with the fall production of “The Crucible” by American playwright Arthur Miller Sept. 27-30 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. in Tritico Theatre. Set in Salem, Mass., in 1692, “The Crucible” follows a Puritan colony wracked by scandal, superstition and hysteria. After a group…

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McNeese Hosts Poetry Reading

September 11, 2017

Award-winning poet – and a McNeese State University alumnus – Michael Shewmaker will give a free reading at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, in the McNeese Stream Alumni Center as the guest speaker for the 2017 Leo Luke Marcello Visiting Poet Reading Series. Michael ShewmakerShewmaker received his Master of Fine Arts in creative writing degree…

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McNeese BRIDGES Program Set for Fall

September 11, 2017

The McNeese Autism Program will offer its BRIDGES program this fall for adolescents and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum. BRIDGES – Building Respect and Independence by Directing, Guiding and Encouraging Socialization – was introduced this summer on campus to “bridge a gap” between the increasing need for services for youth ages 14-18. The program…

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Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back 2017

August 14, 2017

August 21-25 & August 29-31 By popular demand….we are pleased to announce that Welcome Back activities in 2017 will extend beyond the first week of school!   1.0 – Get Connected, Get Involved Monday, August 21 9:30am – 12:30pm / New Ranch “Meet the Greeks” During the spring 2017 semester, McNeese Greek Life received the…

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McNeese to Host Energy Presentation

August 11, 2017

The McNeese State University H.C. Drew Center for Business and Economic Analysis will host a presentation by internationally known energy economist Dr. Anas F. Alhajji from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, on the second floor of the McNeese SEED Center. This event, co-hosted by the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, is open free to the…

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