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Month: October 2017

Emmie Lancon

McNeese Hosts Lancon Senior Recital

October 12, 2017

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Emmie Lancon of Lake Charles at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Lancon, a vocal performance major, will perform the works of a variety of composers including Richard…

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Wayne Ahrens, Curtis Brescher, and Joe Andrepont of Westlake Chemical present a check to Richard Reid and Dr. Nikos Kiritsis of McNeese.

McNeese Receives Donation from Westlake Chemical

October 12, 2017

Westlake Chemical has donated $20,000 to the McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer Science through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are from left: Wayne Ahrens, Westlake Chemical vice president of Region One, Curtis Brescher, plant manager of Westlake North and South, Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and…

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Students tossing candy and toys from moving parade float to the crowd.

Parade Entries Deadline Extended

October 12, 2017

There’s still time for community entries for the 2017 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. The deadline for community entries has been extended to noon Tuesday, Oct. 17. Entry fee is $60 per unit and this year’s theme is “Stand Up Get Rowdy!” To…

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McNeese alumna to make presentation on STEM success and what it takes

October 12, 2017

Dr. Paula Gant, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Office of International Affairs in the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., will make a presentation – “On Success in STEM: What It Takes for Women/Anyone to Succeed” – at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the SEED Center at McNeese State University. A native of…

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Tritico Theatre, McNeese State University

McNeese hosts harp recital

October 12, 2017

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free harp recital with Barbara Belew and Patricia Horvath at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, in Tritico Theatre. The program is part of the fall Faculty/Guest Recital Series hosted by the department. The harp-duo performance will feature works by J.S.…

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Front view of SEED Center

McNeese Small Business Seminar on Bookkeeping Set

October 10, 2017

A seminar titled “Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be offered from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Topics include cash vs. accrual systems, recording transactions, revenue, expenses and depreciation, and accounts payable…

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Blue Preview Day banner hung from oak trees

McNeese to Host 2017 Fall Preview Day for Prospective Students and Families

October 10, 2017

The McNeese State University Admissions and Recruiting Office will sponsor its annual Fall Preview Day for prospective students and their  families from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Registration and welcome presentations begin in the McNeese Recreational Complex. Afterwards, campus and housing tours will be offered and McNeese personnel will be on hand to answer…

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Front view of SEED Center

McNeese to Host Small Business Workshop

October 9, 2017

A seminar titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Topics include entrepreneurship readiness, writing a business plan and financing your start-up.…

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McNeese Hosts Ceramics Workshop

October 9, 2017

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host a free ceramics workshop featuring artist Randy Johnston as part of the Debi and Bill Mixon Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 11-12. The workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday in Room…

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white paper sculptures similar to snowflakes by Rebecca Kreisler

McNeese hosts Kreisler workshop and lecture

October 9, 2017

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host a free workshop and lecture featuring artist Rebecca Kreisler on Thursday, Oct. 12. The workshop will be held from 11 a.m.-1:50 p.m. in Room 130 of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex and will feature a demonstration of the creation of a paper sculpture form called…

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