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Month: February 2019

Heaven and Earth poster with a cut out tree

Ilse N. Bulhof to Speak at Banners at McNeese

February 28, 2019

The first free lecture for the 2019 Banners at McNeese State University arts and heritage cultural season, titled “Ilse N. Bulhof: The Tree Between Heaven and Earth,” will be on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall.  Ilse N. Bulhof was an internationally acclaimed academic, philosopher, visionary and bestselling author…

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McNeese SAGE Lecture and Trip Feature van Gogh

February 28, 2019

Bridget McDaniel, assistant professor of art history at McNeese State University,  will present a lecture titled, “Vincent van Gogh: His Life and Art” at 3 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the McNeese SEED Center as part of the Spring 2019 SAGE Series. Lasting only a decade, van Gogh’s short career as an artist produced a…

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Billy Strings

McNeese Banners to Present Billy Strings

February 28, 2019

Bluegrass prodigy and rising star Billy Strings will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in McNeese State University’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the opening weekend of the 2019 Banners Cultural Season. Named a “Top 10 New Country Artist” by Rolling Stone, the 26-year-old guitarist and his band made their debut appearance at…

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Josephine actress gazes into the stage light

Banners at McNeese Opens with Biographical Musical

February 28, 2019

The Banners at McNeese State University arts and heritage cultural season will kick off with a tour de force production of “Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play”at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, in Tritico Theatre. “Josephine”is a one-woman biographical musical that combines cabaret, theatre and dance to tell the story of the iconic Josephine Baker,…

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McNeese student Caitlin Legnon fill out the necessary online forms to file her 2018 tax return, as College of Business Internship Director Morgan Turpin (standing, left) and Assistant Professor of Accounting Mike Roach look on.

VITA Tax Preparation Program on McNeese Campus

February 25, 2019

McNeese State University has once again partnered with United Way of Southwest Louisiana this tax season to offer free tax preparation assistance to qualifying citizens in Southwest Louisiana through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This year, 20 McNeese finance and accounting majors are gaining hands-on experience in preparing taxes as interns for VITA.…

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McNeese Sets 2019 Spring Career and Internship Fair

February 25, 2019

The McNeese State University 2019 Spring Career and Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Recreational Complex on campus. McNeese students of all majors and classifications, as well as alumni, can participate. The career fair is a great opportunity for employers to connect with students…

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McNeese Hosts Music Concerts

February 22, 2019

The W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present two free spring concerts this week in the Tritico Theatre.  The McNeese Symphonic Band, the Clarinet Choir and Brass Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26. The symphonic band is conducted by Dr. Jay Sconyers, the clarinet choir by Jan Scott and…

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McNeese SAGE Lecture on Greeks and Romans Set

February 21, 2019

Author Carl Richard will present a lecture titled, “Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers,” at 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, in the McNeese State University SEED Center as part of the Spring 2019 SAGE Series. The Founding Fathers’ classical education was the bedrock that inspired them to undertake the…

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McNeese hosts junior recital

February 21, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free junior flute recital by Freja Cole at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, in Tritico Theatre. Lina Morita will accompany on piano. Cole will perform “Concerto No. 2 in D Major” by François Devienne, “La Fille aux Cheveux de…

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Students with Preview Day memorabilia are all smiles after a great day on campus

McNeese to Host 2019 Spring Preview Day for Prospective Students

February 19, 2019

McNeese State University’s annual Spring Preview Day for prospective students and their families will be held from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. This free event is sponsored by the McNeese Admissions and Recruiting Office. Spring Preview Day – a campus-wide open house – begins with a departmental and organizational browse in the Quad. From…

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