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Month: November 2018

Check presentation with: Marshall Watkins, CITGO general manager operations and maintenance, Jerry Dunn, CITGO vice president and general manager, Gov. John Bel Edwards, McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel and Ryan Vining, CITGO general manager engineering and technical services.

CITGO Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

November 28, 2018

CITGO Lake Charles has made a $300,000 contribution to the First Choice Campaign for McNeese State University. McNeese has launched a three-year First Choice Campaign with its local industry partners and contractors with a goal of raising $1 million per year for those three years for sustaining growth and self-sufficiency. On hand for the presentation…

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McNeese Rodeo at Sam Houston State

November 28, 2018

The McNeese State University men’s and women’s rodeo teams both placed second at the Sam Houston State University Rodeo competition in Huntsville, Texas. In saddle bronc riding, Lathan Lyons, Eunice, won first and Ryder Sanford, Carlyss, tied for fifth. In steer wrestling, Gavin Soileau, Bunkie, finished first, William Heinen, Lake Charles, placed second and Grant…

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Dr. Daryl Burckel and Willie Mount

McNeese Foundation Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

November 19, 2018

The McNeese State University Foundation has donated $25,000 to support the First Choice Campaign at McNeese. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the First Choice Campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. McNeese is…

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Handel's Messiah

78th Messiah Set at McNeese

November 15, 2018

The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will present a holiday tradition here in Southwest Louisiana with the 78th performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University. The tradition began in 1940 when a new young college teacher – Francis G. Bulber…

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McNeese 2018 Fall Senior Exhibit on Display

November 15, 2018

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is hosting the Fall 2018 Senior Thesis Exhibition in both the Abercrombie and the Grand galleries in the Shearman Fine Arts Center through Dec. 6. Thirteen seniors will be displaying their artwork from a broad spectrum of painting, drawings, photographs, prints and sculpture for this year’s exhibition.…

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The Holiday Art Sale will be Nov. 30 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

McNeese Holiday Art Sale Scheduled

November 15, 2018

The McNeese State University Student Art Association’s annual holiday art sale will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center. McNeese art students and faculty will be displaying over 300 artworks produced during the fall semester for sale. Works will include wheel-thrown as well…

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The new $40 million McNeese Arena will open November 16, 2018.

McNeese Arena Opens

November 13, 2018

McNeese will play its first men’s home basketball game in the new Health and Human Performance Education Complex on Friday, Nov. 16, against Loyola University New Orleans. Game time is 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be on sale at the ticket office in the Doland Fieldhouse from 8 a.m.-5…

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McNeese to Host Prestigious Hult Prize Competition

November 12, 2018

McNeese State University has been selected as a university host site for the 2018 Hult Prize competition, billed as the world’s largest university competition that offers student teams an opportunity to win $1 million. The Hult Prize, in partnership with the United Nations, provides start-up funding to the winning team of students that develops an…

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McNeese Presents Guest Vocal Recital

November 12, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free lecture recital titled “Love and Loss: A Study in Early Romanticism” by Dr. Grace Edgar, mezzo-soprano, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Tritico Theatre. Dr. Lina Morita will accompany on piano. Edgar will perform Richard Schumann’s “Frauenliebe und…

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Nicholas Bedwell Senior Recital Set

November 12, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Nicholas Bedwell, saxophone, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Tritico Theatre. Ulysses Loken will accompany on piano. Bedwell will perform “Aria” by Eugene Bozza, “Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano” by Paul Creston, “Tableaux…

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