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Theatre production poster
The McNeese State University Theatre Bayou Players will continue the fall theatre season with a production of Sarah Kane’s controversial drama, “4.48 Psychosis” Oct. 24-26.

Homecoming King and Queen
Joel Berken from Jennings, and Kourtney Kennedy from Moss Bluff, have been named as McNeese’s 2014 Homecoming King and Queen.

Retired Judge Fred R. Godwin donated $25,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation to establish the Jeaneal White Godwin Memorial Recruiting fund.

Ribbon cutting at radio station
McNeese State University's radio station - KBYS 88.3 FM - had its ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, October 13, 2014. The station is broadcast at 88.3 FM and online at kbys.fm.
McNeese State University's radio station - KBYS 88.3 FM - had its ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, October 13, 2014. The station is broadcast at 88.3 FM and online at kbys.fm.

Dr. Jeffery Allen, writer
Award-winning writer Dr. Jeffery Renard Allen will give a reading from his works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Business Conference Center at McNeese State University.

(October 14, 2014) Calcasieu Cinema International will host the 2012 award-winning film, "The Iran Job," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Historic Central School Auditorium in Lake Charles.

McNeese's 2014 Homecoming Week is October 12-18. There are several events planned for the week - including a special appearance by the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales at the Homecoming Parade Oct. 16.
Pictured left: The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will make a special appearance in the annual Homecoming parade for McNeese State University's 75th anniversary celebration. The parade will roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. Pictured right: Margaret Anne Pellerin Akey was crowned 1960 Homecoming queen at McNeese. Akey will travel from her home in Virginia Beach, Va., to be a part of the 2014 Homecoming activities and ride in the parade Oct. 16 along with 30 other former Homecoming queens and kings. McNeese State University's Diamond Jubilee celebration, the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales in the Homecoming parade, oozeball, college and department open houses, tailgating, the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen and the Cowboys vs.

October 13 - 3:00pm
Photo of Russell Long
Dr. Michael S. Martin will present a lecture titled, “Russell Long: A Life in Politics,” from 3-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the Business Conference Center at McNeese.

October 17 - 6:00pm
McNeese 75th Anniversary Logo
McNeese will host its 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee celebration at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17 at the Stream Alumni Center. This event is for all alumni, friends of the university, faculty, staff and students.

October 13 - 8:00pm
alumni musicians
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present a free alumni recital at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre.

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