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Month: October 2018

McNeese Rodeo Hall of Fame This Weekend

October 22, 2018

McNeese State University is celebrating the careers and accomplishments of former rodeo coach John J. Smith and former rodeo members – and brothers – Philip and David Fournier by inducting them into the 2018 McNeese Rodeo Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony and reception for the recipients and their families and friends will be held…

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Jurassic Pokes Homecoming Logo

2018 McNeese Homecoming Set

October 19, 2018

Dinosaurs will roam the McNeese State University campus Oct. 21-27 as students, alumni and the community prepare for 2018 Homecoming activities. “Jurassic Pokes” is this year’s theme and rumor has it the T-Rex will make unscheduled appearances at events throughout the weeklong celebration. Students will “jump” into Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 21, with a half-night…

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Everyman production logo

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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McNeese Rodeo Set

October 17, 2018

The McNeese State University Rodeo Team is holding its 64th annual rodeo Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Burton Complex Outdoor Arena. On Friday, the slack starts at noon and the rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m., while on Saturday, the slack begins at 10 a.m. and the rodeo at 6:30 p.m. Louisiana…

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McNeese Offers Tax Workshop

October 17, 2018

A 2018 tax workshop will be offered from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 25 at the SEED Center at McNeese State University. The workshop will be presented by the IRS and the Louisiana Department of Revenue and is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. The workshop is aimed towards CPAs and independent accountants…

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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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