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Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2016 Pinnacle Excellence Awards established by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. to recognize the best teaching professor in each of the McNeese colleges

Mary Buller
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present a junior piano recital by Mary Buller of Lake Charles at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in Tritico Theatre.

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The W.R. Grace Foundation has donated $5,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation.

April 24 - 7:00pm
Cecile McLorin Salvant
Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant will conclude the 2016 Banners at McNeese State University season with a performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24

Shakespeare poster
The McNeese Theatre Bayou Players will conclude the spring 2016 season with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).”

Cassi Duhon
McNeese State University nursing student Cassi Duhon, of Jennings, has been recognized as the McNeese 2016 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year

Amy Fleury
McNeese State University English Professor Amy Fleury has won the 2016 inaugural Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Poetry for her 2013 volume of poetry titled “Sympathetic Magic.”

Spring fling poster
The annual Spring Fling for students at McNeese State University is set for April 10-14 with several events planned throughout the week.

Henry Glassie
A free lecture on “The Cultural South” will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall as part of the 2016 Banners at McNeese season.

Canoe and students
A McNeese student engineering team is headed to the 29th Annual American Society of Civil Engineering National Concrete Canoe Competition this summer.