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Month: October 2018

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McNeese Theatre Presents The Summoning of Everyman

October 17, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts opens the 79th McNeese Theatre season with the fall production of “The Summoning of Everyman” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-27 and 2 p.m. Oct. 28 in Tritico Theatre. Written by an unknown author in England during the 1400s, “The Summoning of Everyman” (commonly known…

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Ms. Frizzle welcoming the Magic School Bus

Banners at McNeese Hosts Magic School Bus Musical

October 17, 2018

Banners at McNeese State University will host a TheaterWorksUSA production of “The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System” at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the F.G. Bulber Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children and free for McNeese and SOWELA students with a valid student ID. Based on the original book…

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Toni Kiser's co-authored book cover Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II

McNeese SAGE Lecture on WWII Service Animals Set

October 17, 2018

As part of McNeese State University’s Fall 2018 SAGE Series, author Toni Kiser will present a lecture titled “Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II” at 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in the McNeese SEED Center. Kiser’s lecture is based on the book by the same title she co-authored with Lindsey F. Barnes.…

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Tammy Truax of Magnolia LNG presents a check to McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel

McNeese Receives First Choice Campaign Donation from Magnolia LNG

October 17, 2018

Magnolia LNG has donated $2,000 to the First Choice Campaign underway at McNeese State University. McNeese has launched this three-year First Choice Campaign with local industry partners with a goal of raising $1 million per year for those three years for sustaining growth and self-sufficiency. On hand for the presentation are Tammy Truax, left, Magnolia…

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Engineering Ambassadors and Dr. Nikos Kiritsis

McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science Ambassadors Selected

October 17, 2018

Ten students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at McNeese State University have been selected as Ambassadors, a new student organization established to assist the college with its recruiting efforts. Among the responsibilities for the team of juniors and seniors are conducting tours, participating in local and regional science fairs, helping with Engineering…

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McNeese Rodeo Results From Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo

October 17, 2018

The McNeese State University women’s rodeo team placed second and the men’s team took third at the recent Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo in Uvalde, Texas. In goat tying, Mia Manzanares, Opelousas, took first and Kaylee Cormier, Iowa, placed second. In breakaway roping, Kelsey Brashear, Iowa, placed second and Kolbie Brashear, Iowa, tied for fifth.…

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Rad Tech students practice x-ray placement

McNeese Radiologic Sciences Grads Score Perfect on National Exam

October 15, 2018

The 2018 McNeese State University radiologic sciences graduates had a 100 percent passage rate on the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology. Since the radiologic sciences program’s inception in 1978, McNeese students have held a 98.4 percent first-time passage rate on the national certification exam, according to Greg Bradley,…

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McNeese to Host Marching Band Championship

October 12, 2018

McNeese State University will host the Lake Charles Toyota Gulf Coast Marching Band Championship from 3:45-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Cowboy Stadium. Gates open at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Nineteen high school bands from Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas will perform before a panel of music…

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McNeese Offers Free STEM Workshop for Elementary Teachers

October 3, 2018

Seats are still available for a free science, technology, engineering and mathematics workshop offered to Southwest Louisiana elementary teachers in grades 3-5 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in Frasch Hall at McNeese State University. The workshop – sponsored by the McNeese Burton College of Education and the Ocean Exploration Trust – will offer area…

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Students stand in line to have their cap and gown photo taken

McNeese Fall GradFest Set

October 3, 2018

Fall 2018 GradFest will be held for fall graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Parra Ballroom in the Holbrook Student Union Annex (New Ranch). The McNeese Alumni Association sponsors this event. Gradfest is a “one stop shop” for students to make sure they’re prepared…

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