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Faculty, staff and students from McNeese State University participated in the second annual University of Louisiana System Academic Summit on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

McNeese State University will host a grand opening reception and silent auction fundraiser for the newly renovated Band Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 19.

McNeese State University’s Annual Juried Student Exhibition is currently on display in the Abercrombie Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center through April 18.

The McNeese State University Theatre Bayou Players will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7:30 p.m. April 17-20, with a 2 p.m. matinee April 21 in the Shearman Fine Art Performing Arts Theatre.

Lake Charles Coca-Cola Bottling Co. has donated $10,000 to McNeese State University for endowed student scholarships.

A Relay for Life event to raise awareness and funds for cancer will be held April 13 on the McNeese State University Campus.

Nearly 70 percent of the public four-year college degrees earned by residents of Southwest Louisiana come from McNeese.
Over the last 10 years McNeese graduates have added $640 million to Louisiana's economy. The 2013 spring commencement ceremonies will be Saturday May 18. 

Dr. Ioannis Miaoulis, president and director of the Boston Museum of Science, will be at McNeese State University on Thursday, April 11 to explain how engineering makes all disciplines engaging for all students and all types of learners.

The 6th Annual Cowboy Camp is July 12, 2013.
The 6th annual Cowboy Camp is Friday, July 12 2013. Cowboy Camp is an excellent way for new students to get connected to the University, student leaders, and their fellow incoming students.  It is one day of engagement, excitement, and interactivity.  Camp only costs $25 and online registration is available now!  

Southwest Beverage Co. Inc. has donated $10,000 to support the 2013 Banners Series.