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Studies show that getting engaged with the campus through student life enhances the collegiate experience. Several activities and organizations are open to McNeese students each semester.
Studies show that getting engaged with the campus through student life enhances the collegiate experience.  Several activities and organizations are open to McNeese students each semester. Visit Student Life for more information and a schedule of events for the fall 2016 semester.

September 2 - 7:00pm
Lina Morita at piano
The McNeese Performing Arts Department will present a free piano recital featuring McNeese associate professor of music Dr. Lina Morita Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. in Tritico Theatre.

The McNeese State University Black Alumni Chapter is sponsoring a scholarship fundraiser – Jazz It Up With Marcus Davis – from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Robert Noland Alumni Pavilion.

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The Fritz Lang Foundation recently donated $20,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences.

Elizabeth Genovise
McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts graduate Elizabeth Genovise has been named a 2016 O. Henry Prize Story winner. This award is among the nation’s most prestigious honors for best short fiction.

The annual McNeese State University Theatre Roundup will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, in Tritico Theatre.

Students can still register for the fall 2016 semester at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration Aug. 19-23.

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McNeese State University ranks third among public and private schools in Louisiana for both the best average starting salary for its graduates and for the best college education value, according to SmartAsset, a New York City financial technology company.

KBYS is a non-commercial community/university radio station and is operated by McNeese. The radio station is broadcast at 88.3 FM and online at kbys.fm and is located on Ryan St. across from the main campus. Day-to-day operations are supported by volunteers from the McNeese and the community and its format broadcasts several music genres, special hosted shows and information about McNeese cultural events, news and athletics.
KBYS is a non-commercial community/university radio station and is operated by McNeese. The radio station is broadcast at 88.3 FM and online at kbys.fm and is located on Ryan St. across from the main campus. Day-to-day operations are supported by volunteers from the McNeese and the community and its format broadcasts several music genres, special hosted shows and information about McNeese cultural events, news and athletics. KBYS is always looking for a variety of volunteers from McNeese and the surrounding communities.  Contact KBYS to learn more about volunteer opportunities. KBYS is funded by listener donations, underwriting and scholarships. Donate here.

Telephone and network service has been restored at McNeese. Brief interruptions to power may occur during the day due to ongoing repairs to the electrical system.

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