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Seven McNeese State University men's and women's rodeo team members have qualified for the 65th College National Finals Rodeo to be held June 9-15 in Casper, Wyo.

McNeese's 2013 Homecoming Week is October 13-19. This year's theme is Cowboy Strong.
"Cowboy Strong" is the theme of McNeese State University's 2013 Homecoming celebration Oct. 12-19 with a number of activities for students, alumni and the community.  Events this year include a blood drive competition, oozeball, the homecoming parade, pep rally and fireworks, a golf tournament, door decorating contest, tailgating and the announcement of the Homecoming King and Queen - all leading up to the big Homecoming game Saturday night in Cowboy Stadium against Sam Houston State University.      McNeese is partnering with LifeShare Blood Centers here in Lake Charles against Lamar University and LifeShare Blood Centers in Beaumont in a friendly blood drive competition that ends Nov. 20. The Cowboys travel to Beaumont for the final regular season game Nov.

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week for Fall 2013 is August 25-30.
Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week for Fall 2013 is August 25-30. Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week in an opportunity for new and returning students to become connected to the University through a week-long schedule of activities to begin the fall semester.

Joseph T. Miller Sr., a Lake Charles businessman and civic leader, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during McNeese State University’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 18, at Burton Coliseum

The largest graduating class in McNeese State University history - 817 students- received their diplomas at the university's spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 18 at Burton Coliseum.

More than 825 students - the largest graduating class in McNeese State University history - are expected to receive degrees at the university’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Burton Coliseum.

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City Savings Bank presented a $15,000 donation to McNeese State University for the City Savings Bank and Trust Scholarship established through the McNeese Foundation.

The Class of 1963 will be honored during the annual celebration of the McNeese State University Alumni Association's Golden Scholar Soceity on May 17-18.

Registration for McNeese State University’s summer sessions is currently underway through June 3, while registration for the fall semester is underway through Aug. 19.

Knight Media Printing Inc. has donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Banners Cultural Series.

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