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February 23 - 7:00pm
The Paul Taylor Dance Company kicks off the 2016 season of Banners at McNeese with a performance on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Rosa Hart Theatre.

The McNeese Performing Arts Department will host a free guest recital titled “Beyond Classical: Voices of African-American Composers” Saturday, Feb. 20.

First Federal Bank of Louisiana has donated $5,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the C. Marshall Abadie Memorial Scholarship fund.

A free seminar titled “Cash Flow – Lifeblood of Your Business” will be offered from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, on the second floor of the McNeese SEED Center.

Heather Ryan Kelley, a professor of art at McNeese State University, currently has a solo exhibition titled “Lacuna” on display at the Baton Rouge Gallery.

Gumbo Bowls
The McNeese Department of Visual Arts is sponsoring a gumbo fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex Atrium.

February 22 - 3:00pm
Guest lecturer Ray Brassieur
Dr. Ray Brassieur will give a lecture titled, “Louisiana Healing Traditions Into the 21st Century,” at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 in the McNeese SEED Center.

A life and health insurance pre-licensing course will be offered Feb. 19-20 and Feb. 26-27 on the McNeese State University Campus.

According to a recently completed economic impact study, in 2014 McNeese had a $371.6 million impact on the regional economy and a $407.8 million impact statewide. Click to read more.
The importance of McNeese State University to Southwest Louisiana and the state as a whole is more than just providing highly educated graduates for workforce needs. According to a recently completed economic impact study, in 2014 McNeese had a $371.6 million impact on the regional economy and a $407.8 million impact statewide. The report also shows that while McNeese received $19.2 million in state appropriations in 2014, it generated $22.7 million in tax return for the state. “McNeese is a tax generator for the state,” said Dr. Philip Williams, McNeese president.

February 19 - 7:00pm
Duplantis with woodwind instrument
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present a senior woodwind recital by Matthew Duplantis, Friday, Feb. 19.

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