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Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week 2015

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week 2015

Student Union & Activities

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week 2015 
August 24-28

"E3 - Enhancing Education through Engagement"

McNeese students
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Monday, August 24th/ 9:00am – 12:00pm / New Ranch
Get Connected Day
Various student support departments and academic areas will host table setups in the New Ranch to meet new students, give information about the services they provide, and to answer general questions. Departments wanting to reserve a table should contact the Student Union & Activities Office at 337-475-5609 or email
Tuesday, August 25th / 9:00am – 12:00pm / New Ranch
McNeese Student Organizations Fair
The annual Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week Student Organizations Fair is a chance for students, faculty, and staff to become acquainted with our 120+ recognized student organizations.  Organizations will be recruiting new members and sharing information about their plans for the new school year. 
Wednesday, August 26th / Various
Welcome Back Wednesday, Wellness Wednesday & Meet the Greeks
Wednesday will break down into morning and evening activities:
9:00am – 12:00pm – New Ranch
  • Student Health Services will coordinate a “Wellness Wednesday” program in the New Ranch Atrium. In order to succeed in college (and in life), it is important to be WELL. There will be tables with information and resources on the following topics: academic health, sexual health, emotional health, nutritional health, and healthy alcohol consumption.
  • McNeese’s 14 Greek-lettered organizations will set up table displays to distribute information about joining their groups or supporting their philanthropic efforts for the new academic year.
6:00pm –Housing Courtyard
The Student Life Coalition will host its semiannual Welcome Back Wednesday program. The event will have a luau theme and will feature the “Lanakilas Polynesian Show”.  It will also include other interactive attractions, music, free food, and take-home novelties.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to engage in a program that will encourage future campus involvement.  There will be opportunities to compete and win prizes through activity participation. 
Thursday, August 27th / 9:00am – 12:30pm / New Ranch
Campus Ministry Day
McNeese’s many campus ministry student organizations and local churches in the McNeese area will be present in the New Ranch Atrium to distribute information to students about services they provide, joining their organizations and attending their worship services and meetings. 
Friday, August 28th / 9:00am – 12:30pm / New Ranch
Community Day
Local businesses & community service agencies in the McNeese area will have booths in the New Ranch Atrium to culminate Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week.  Several businesses will be marketing their products and services, while others may be offering opportunities for part-time employment and internships for students. Free promotional items, samples, and prize drawings will be available at various booths.

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 McNeese students

 Call the Student Union & Activities Office at 337-475-5609 or email with any questions about Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week.