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Bruce Hemphill
Bruce Hemphill, former associate athletics director at the University of Wyoming and assistant to the athletics director at the University of North Carolina, has been selected as the new McNeese State university athletics director.

A "Celebrate the Arts" faculty potpourri recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre at McNeese.

McNeese Cowboy Statue
A bronze statue titled "The Cowboy" by legendary western painter and sculptor Buck McCain was officially dedicated Aug. 14 at the Jack V. Doland Field House.

A one-stop registration help desk will be available to students during late fall registration Aug. 23-27 at McNeese State University.

McNeese is one of 19 universities awarded a grant in a national competition to advance and strengthen regional economies. McNeese will use the $102,590 grant to become the hub of innovation for Southwest Louisiana business and industry.

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The McNeese State University Banners Cultural Season is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Union Pacific donated $10,000 for the 2014 Banners Season. Drew Tessier, left, Union Pacific director of public affairs, presented the donation to Patricia Prudhomme, Banners director.

Winner with award
Joe Racca, a visual arts major at McNeese, won a Student Silver Addy award at the recent American Advertising Federation's national conference.

McNeese Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Judy Hand has been selected to perform at the 2013 National Flute Association convention.

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McNeese State University ranks third in Louisiana among all public and private institutions with the greatest lifetime return on investment for its graduates.

Michael Shewmaker
McNeese State University alumnus Michael Shewmaker has received a 2013 Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry from Stanford University.