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February 17 - 7:30pm
The annual Frank Granger Poetry Reading will be presented by award-winning poets Jon Tribble and Allison Joseph in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall.

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host High School Portfolio Day 2017 for junior and senior art students from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

Reed Mendelson Jr. Spotlight
R. Reed Mendelson Jr., vice president/financial advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., donated to McNeese Foundation.

Phillips66 Donation February Spotlight
Phillips 66 has donated $25,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Spring Preview Day in the Quad
Admissions and Recruiting Office will sponsor a free Spring Preview/Cowboy Q&A Day for high school, transfer and graduate students, parents and guests from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Quad.

McNeese State University’s Master of Fine Arts program has another winner - Rachel Rinehart, a 2014 MFA graduate, has won the national 2016 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest sponsored by the Creative Writing Program at California State University, Fresno.
McNeese State University’s Master of Fine Arts program has another winner - Rachel Rinehart, a 2014 MFA graduate, has won the national 2016 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest sponsored by the Creative Writing Program at California State University, Fresno. As the contest winner, Rinehart was awarded $2,000 and the publication of her first book, “The Church in the Plains,” by the contest’s co-sponsor, Anhinga Press.

Two McNeese State University civil engineering students have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development—Trent Hargrave, of Lake Arthur, and Matthew Mixon, of Moss Bluff.

February 13 - 3:00pm
Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture Cover
A lecture titled “Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture 1735-1835” by Jessica Dorman, director of publications, marketing and student education at the Historic New Orleans Collection

February 7 - 3:30pm
Susan Mohini Kane
The Department of Performing Arts will host a mini-residency program featuring vocalist, teacher and author Susan Mohini Kane that includes a lecture, master class, and recital open free to the public.

February 7 - 7:30pm
Potpourri Recital Members
The Department of Performing Arts will present a free faculty potpourri program in Tritico Theatre. Performing that evening are Jan Scott, Dave Scott, Judy Hand, Christy Corley, Carol Lines and Rod Lauderdale.

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