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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
February 8 - 2:00pm
A free workshop titled “Launch Your Business with geauxBiz” will be offered from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University.
The McNeese State University Alumni Association will host its 22nd annual phonathon Sunday, Jan. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 31.
January 21 - 4:00pm
The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present a Louisiana Clarinet Symposium, featuring a free guest recital by clarinetist Mark Nuccio and pianist Lina Morita.
McNeese State University ranks third among public and private schools in Louisiana for both the best average starting salary.