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Kenneth Baskin, associate professor of art at McNeese State University, recently exhibited 20 ceramic sculptures in a solo exhibition at the College of the Ozarks’ Boger Art Gallery in Point Lookout, Mo.

McNeese State University’s Annual Juried Student Exhibition is currently on display in the mezzanine of the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center Annex through April 2.

Gregory Sioles, an award-winning pianist, will perform in a free guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Tritico Theatre of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

March 3 - 7:00pm
Dr. Michael T. Smith will present a free lecture based on his new book titled “The 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign: The Finishing Stroke” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3.

March 2 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
The spring 2015 McNeese State University Career Fair will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, March 2, in the Recreational Complex on campus.

The 23rd season of Banners at McNeese State University includes everything from flying circus performers and the Tournees Film Festival to Grammy Award-winning artists Grupo Fantasma and Take 6.

Two McNeese State University faculty members have edited a book recently published titled "The Methods of Breaking Bad: Essays on Narrative, Character and Ethics."

The McNeese State University Regional High School Honor Band Weekend will be hosted Feb. 27-28 by the McNeese Bands program.

February 15, 2015) A notary exam prep scenario course will be offered by the Louisiana State University Shreveport Continuing Education Department from 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, March 21-May 23 in Room 327 in Farrar Hall on the McNeese State University campus. Classes will not be offered April 4 and April 25.             Cost is $219 and $199 for early registration by March 15. The 2015 textbook, “Fundamentals of Louisiana Notarial Law and Practice,” is an additional $90 and can be obtained at             For more information contact McNeese Electronic Learning at 337-475-5075.

(February 25, 2015)  A property and casualty insurance pre-licensing course will be offered from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 13-14 and 20-21 in Room 118 of the Burton Business Center on the McNeese State University campus.           Cost is $279 per person, which includes textbooks. This course provides 40 hours of class time suitable to prepare an individual to sit for the licensing exam. Topics include basic terminology, concepts, sales, the fundamentals of insurance law and an agent’s responsibility.             March 6 is the deadline for registration. To register, contact the Bossier Parish Community College at 318-678-6015 or go to