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The Market Basket Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the Market Basket Academic Scholarship.

The McNeese State University Theatre Bayou Players will conclude the fall theatre season with a production of Martin McDonagh’s play, “The Lieutenant of Inishmore,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-15, with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 16.

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Iowa residents Joe and Lucille Foreman donated $15,000 through the McNeese Foundation to establish the Asa Joseph “Joe” and Lucille B. Foreman Scholarship.

The McNeese State University women’s rodeo team took first place while the men’s rodeo team took third place in the recent 60th annual McNeese Rodeo competition.

Fiction writer Aurelie Sheehan will give a reading from her works, including her new collection of stories - “Demigods on Speedway” - at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8.

McNeese State University's Innovation Center is celebrating Innovate McNeese Week Monday-Thursday Nov. 3-6 in the McNeese SEED Center.
McNeese State University will host an open house from 1- 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Innovation Center on the first floor of the SEED Center as part of Innovate McNeese Week Nov. 3-6. There will be tours of the Innovation Center with the opportunity to view 3-D printing in action and try on Google Glass. Here, McNeese students watch as the state-of-the-art MakerBot Replicator creates a 3D prototype. McNeese's comprehensive innovation program encourages students from all majors to become innovative decision makers and problem solvers.

The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present Brandon LaFleur in a free senior trumpet recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium.

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The McNeese State University Alumni Association announces its two most prestigious awards - the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award and the Distinguished Service Award.

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Powell Smith presented a $15,000 donation to McNeese State University to establish the Powell Smith Scholarship in Accounting through the McNeese Foundation.

The McNeese State University Rodeo Team is holding its annual rodeo at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, and at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in Burton Coliseum.