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April 22 - 3:00pm
Movie poster for Free State of Jones
For its final film of the 2017 season, Banners at McNeese State University will present a free screening of The “Free State of Jones” at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Cinemark Movie Theatre in Lake Charles

Meghan Fleming artwork
Meghan Fleming, associate professor of art at McNeese State University, is one of 37 Louisiana artists to be featured in the recent book, “Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape,” written by New Orleans native John Kemp and published by the University of Mississippi Press.

(April 13, 2017) Six orientation sessions are offered this summer for incoming freshmen for the 2017 summer session or fall semester at McNeese State University. All first-time freshmen are required to attend a one-day orientation, which includes orientation, academic advising and class registration for their first semester at McNeese. Orientations will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 17, May 25, June 7, June 23, June 29 and July 12 in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Students must register in advance for the orientation date they plan to attend by going online to

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CITGO Petroleum Corp. has presented a $5,000 donation for business scholarships in the McNeese College of Business.

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Keri and Rob McCorquodale, as well as Keri's brother, Jeff Forbess, have given $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Sherry Blount Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Javier Olondo
The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present a free guest recital featuring guitarist Javier Olondo at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Tritico Theatre.

McNeese Student Employees
McNeese State University student Brandon Lewis, of Lake Charles, has been recognized as the McNeese 2017 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year.

April 13 - 6:00pm
Movie poster for Mystic Iran
A free screening of the 2002 documentary “Mystic Iran: The Unseen World” will play at the Holbrook Student Union at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 13, as a part of this season’s Banners at McNeese State University film series.

Mr. and Mrs. McNeese
McNeese State University students Keifer Ackley and Erin Kellar have been selected as Mr. and Ms. McNeese on the 2017 Spring Court.

Jaren Braud
The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior trumpet recital by Jaren Braud of Orange, Texas, at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.