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The 2016 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, and the community is invited to participate.

Populist movement book cover
Dr. Donna Barnes, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of Wyoming, will give a lecture titled, “The Unredeemed: Race and the Failure of the Louisiana Populist Movement, 1881-1900,” at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in the McNeese State University SEED Center

Screen print titled "Blue Victorian"
The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host an opening reception for the annual faculty exhibition and the Student Art Association’s “Art Est Bon” from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

The fall 2016 McNeese State University Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Recreational Complex on campus.

September 28 - 7:30pm to October 2 - 2:00pm
Poster for Lizard play
McNeese State University Theatre will kick off its 2016-2017 season this fall with the play, “LIZARD,” Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in Tritico Theatre.

Harlequin sign
A fundraiser to support the McNeese State University History Department and student scholarships will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Harlequin Restaurant in Lake Charles.

Creole World Book cover
McNeese State University will kick off its fall 2016 SAGE series with a lecture on “Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere” by acclaimed New Orleans photographer Richard Sexton at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the SEED Center.

September 23 - 7:00pm
Dennis Parker
The McNeese State University Performing Arts Department will present a free guest artist/faculty recital featuring cellist Dennis Parker and pianist Lina Morita at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

McNeese Ducks Unlimited student members
The McNeese State University Ducks Unlimited chapter has recently won two awards at both national and state levels with Ducks Unlimited.

Carlin Conner
The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football game Saturday, Sept. 17.