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The McNeese State University Admissions and Recruiting Office will sponsor its Fall Cowboy Q&A Day for prospective students and their families from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

Students playing oozeball
Rowdy Wants You!” is the theme of McNeese State University’s 2016 Homecoming celebration Oct. 23-29 with a number of activities for students, alumni and the community scheduled throughout the week.

October 24 - 3:00pm
Bridget McDaniel, assistant professor of art at McNeese State University, will give a lecture titled, “Degas: A New Vision!” at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the McNeese SEED Center as part of the McNeese Fall 2016 SAGE Series.

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Al Cochran, a 1965 engineering graduate and a 2016 general studies graduate of McNeese State University, has donated $20,000 to the university through the McNeese Foundation for the Alfred Cochran Civil Engineering Scholarship.

The 2016 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, and the community is invited to participate.

September 28 - 7:30pm to October 2 - 2:00pm
Poster for Lizard play
McNeese State University Theatre will kick off its 2016-2017 season this fall with the play, “LIZARD,” Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in Tritico Theatre.

Harlequin sign
A fundraiser to support the McNeese State University History Department and student scholarships will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Harlequin Restaurant in Lake Charles.

McNeese Ducks Unlimited student members
The McNeese State University Ducks Unlimited chapter has recently won two awards at both national and state levels with Ducks Unlimited.

Carlin Conner
The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football game Saturday, Sept. 17.

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CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Alumni Association to help sponsor 2016 Homecoming week activities Oct. 22-29.