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McNeese State University has received a $131,572 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue the work of the Koasati Language Project – a collaboration between McNeese and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana to ensure that the tribe’s language, Koasati, does not become extinct.

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Several activities are offered for area youth of all ages during the 2012 summer months on the McNeese State University campus.

The second largest graduating class in McNeese State University history – 771 students – received degrees at the university’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Burton Coliseum.

The second largest graduating class in McNeese State University history – 771 students – received degrees at the university’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Burton Coliseum.

Registration for McNeese State University’s summer sessions is currently underway through May 30, while registration for the fall semester is underway through Aug. 8.

Dr. Harold J. Aymond, retired professor and head of the Harold and Pearl Dripps Department of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University, was recently honored by the university with Professor Emeritus status.

Thirty-seven students received their official McNeese State University rings during the recent spring ring ceremony detailing the meaning and symbolism of the ring.

Michael Cooper’s personality is just a tad split. In one hour he becomes a fish, the north wind, the sun, a wild horse, a wide-eyed child and a very clumsy giant. He becomes all of those things through original handcrafted masks and stories, and he will perform his one-man show, Masked Marvels and Wondertales, for the McNeese Banners Cultural Series.

McNeese State University art professor Heather Ryan Kelley has work included in the 2nd National Exhibition of Intaglio Prints sponsored by the New York Society of Etchers Inc.

“Louisiana Purchase,” with songs and lyrics by the great American composer Irving Berlin and book by Morrie Ryskind, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 25-28, with a 2 p.m. matinee April 29 in the Shearman Fine Arts Theatre.

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