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The McNeese State University Rodeo Team is holding its 62nd annual rodeo Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Burton Complex Outdoor Arena.

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is hosting the 4th Annual Undergraduate Printmaking Symposium Oct. 26-28 for faculty and students attending Louisiana universities.

The McNeese State University men’s rodeo team placed third and the women’s team placed fourth at the recent Southwest Texas Junior College rodeo competition in Uvalde, Texas.

The McNeese State University Admissions and Recruiting Office will sponsor its Fall Cowboy Q&A Day for prospective students and their families from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

Mayor Randy Roach
Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach will serve as the grand marshal for the 2016 McNeese State University Homecoming parade scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

October 21 - 7:00pm
Taylor Moore
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior clarinet recital by Taylor Moore of Fred, Texas, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

Students playing oozeball
Rowdy Wants You!” is the theme of McNeese State University’s 2016 Homecoming celebration Oct. 23-29 with a number of activities for students, alumni and the community scheduled throughout the week.

October 21 - 7:30pm
Lisa Graley
Lisa Graley – the recipient of the 2015 Flannery O’Connor Award in Short Fiction - will give a free fiction and poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall.

October 19 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Student and photographer at Grad Fest
Fall 2016 GradFest will be held for fall graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Holbrook Student Union (Old Ranch).

Jane Shellenbarger
The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host a free ceramics workshop featuring artist Jane M. Shellenbarger on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 17-18.