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Month: March 2019

Abdullah Ibrahim

McNeese Banners Presents Film and Concert on Jazz Master

March 29, 2019

Two special events featuring international jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim are up next for Banners at McNeese State University. A free showing of the biographical documentary, “Abdullah Ibrahim: A Struggle for Love,” will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 31, in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall. Seating for the documentary is available on a first-come,…

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Damage Control book cover

McNeese Hosts Book Reading

March 29, 2019

McNeese State University English instructor Michael Horner will present a reading from his new book, “Damage Control,” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 5, in McNeese’s Business Conference Center. This free reading is sponsored by the Department of English and Foreign Languages. “Damage Control” is a comic rollercoaster ride that explores the moral challenge of work…

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MaryKate Core

MaryKate Core Junior Recital

March 28, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free junior recital by MaryKate F. Core, a mezzo-soprano, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, in Tritico Theatre. Core, from Lake Charles, will perform works by Handel, Brahms, Debussy and Elgar. The recital will be presented jointly with Lara…

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Lindsey Bower

Lindsey Bower Senior Recital Set

March 28, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Lindsey Bower, soprano, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Tritico Theatre. Bower, from Lake Charles, will perform works by several composers including Handel, Schubert and Donizetti. She will be assisted by Dr. Lina Morita, on…

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Puddles the Clown

McNeese Banners Presents Puddles Pity Par

March 27, 2019

Puddles Pity Party takes the Rosa Hart Theatre stage at 7 p.m. on April Fool’s Day, Monday, April 1, as part of the 2019 McNeese State Universityt Banners Cultural Season. The “Sad Clown with the Golden Voice” will bring to the Lake Area his heartfelt emotional anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex. Although it’s…

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Delta Queen Cookbook Cover

Final McNeese SAGE Lecture Scheduled

March 27, 2019

Cookbook author Cynthia Nobles will present a lecture titled, “The Delta Queen Cookbook: The History and Recipes of the Legendary Steamboat,” at 3 p.m., Monday, April 1, in the McNeese State University SEED Center as the finale of the spring 2019 SAGE Series. From 1927 to 2008, the Delta Queen offered passengers magnificent views, rousing…

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McNeese faculty recital set

March 27, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free recital by faculty members Sarah Cullen, violin, Rod Lauderdale, French horn, and Dr. Ulysses Loken, piano, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 1, in Tritico Theatre. The program includes “Horn Trio” by Johannes Brahms, “Prelude From Partita No. 3” by…

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McNeese Hosts Undergraduate Exchange Program Students

March 27, 2019

McNeese State University is hosting two Pakistani students this spring semester as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan. McNeese is the only university in Louisiana selected to host students through the program, according to McNeese’s Director of International Programs Preble Giltz Girard. “This is a tremendous honor for…

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Lance Chapman in his work shed

Mentoring Inside and Outside the Classroom

March 27, 2019

Not only is Southwest Louisiana home to various oil and gas industries but this region also offers an expanse of marsh and green lands that truly make it a sportsman’s paradise. McNeese State University chemistry graduate, Lance Chapman, is enjoying the best of both worlds. Chapman works full time as a technical sales representative in…

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Volunteers watch how to dig and plant tree species.

1,000 Trees Project Wraps Up This Saturday for McNeese, Sasol and Other Community Organizations

March 27, 2019

The 1,000 Trees in 1,000 Days program comes to a close this Saturday, March 30, with the planting of the 1,000th tree at 10:30 a.m. in Tuten Park. A wrap-up celebration for the community and volunteers will follow. Since the program began in 2016, 845 trees have been planted by 585 volunteers. Volunteers are still…

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