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McNeese 2016 Fall Graduation
McNeese State University awarded diplomas and certificates to 634 students at the university’s fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 10, at Burton Coliseum

Students at graduation
McNeese State University will hold its fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Burton Coliseum, with 646 candidates.

Messiah performers
The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will celebrate the holiday season with its 76th performance of George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in the historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University.

Art work
The McNeese State University Student Art Association’s annual holiday art sale will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the Grand Gallery on the first floor of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

November 28 - 3:00pm
Congo Square book cover
Author Freddi Williams Evans will give a lecture titled “Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans” at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in the McNeese State University SEED Center to conclude the McNeese Fall 2016 SAGE Series.

David Phillips in Dairy Barn
The ads are everywhere touting national Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 – the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Positioned between the traditionally busy shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday aims to help advertise and popularize local businesses.

check presentation
The Market Basket Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the Market Basket Academic Scholarship.

Invitation presentation
In a grand ceremony, McNeese State University’s Pride of McNeese Marching Band received a prestigious invitation on Friday to the 2018 London New Year’s Day Parade and Festival “across the pond.”

November 14 - 3:00pm
texas jailhouse music book cover
Author and musician Caroline Gnagy will give a lecture titled, “Texas Jailhouse Music: A Prison Band History” at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the McNeese State University SEED Center as a part of the McNeese Fall 2016 SAGE Series.

November 13 - 4:00pm
Jeremi Edwards
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior flute recital by Jeremi Edwards of Lake Charles at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.