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Month: April 2019

Books are on display during the rare books petting zoo

McNeese Celebrates National Library Week

April 9, 2019

McNeese State University’s Frazar Memorial Library is celebrating National Library Week – April 7-13 – with a series of special events for the community. An art exhibit by members of the McNeese Student Art Association and a display of book works created by English and art majors kick off the library’s “Student Art in the…

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Students enjoy crawfish during Spring Fling Week

2019 McNeese Spring Fling Set

April 9, 2019

Spring Fling 2019 kicks off on the McNeese State University campus for students April 7-11 with several “magical” events planned throughout the week. This year’s Spring Fling has a Harry Potter theme, complete with a fantastic beasts animal show, Harry Potter movie marathon, a magic act, and the celebration of the most fantastic beast of…

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Amy Phillips

McNeese Hosts Amy Phillips Senior Recital

April 9, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Amy Phillips, mezzo-soprano, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in Tritico Theatre. Phillips, of Livingston, Texas, will perform works by Handel, Mozart, Mahler and Debussy. She will be assisted by Lindsey Bower, soprano, and Dr.…

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McNeese Hosts Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Concert

April 9, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony in a free spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.  The concert will include a special guest performance by the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Wind Ensemble,…

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McNeese Hosts Chamber Singers and Choirs Concert

April 9, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free concert by the McNeese Choirs at 7 p.m. Friday, April 12, in Tritico Theatre. A special guest alumni choir comprised of former McNeese choir members will perform with Chamber Singers. Concert Chorale will sing “Laetatus sum” by Johann Michael…

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ReCon Management Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

April 3, 2019

ReCon Management Services Inc. has donated $15,000 to the First Choice Campaign underway at McNeese State University. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. This commitment from…

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McNeese Partners with Code.org

April 2, 2019

More than two-thirds of all new jobs in science, technology, engineering and math will be computing occupations by 2022, according to Code.org, a national non-profit organization focused on increasing access to computer science education in schools.      McNeese State University is partnering with Code.org to serve as Louisiana’s only Code.org regional partner. This collaboration will promote…

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McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel, Brook Hanemann, Banners director, and Chip Arnould, Entergy senior region manager

Entergy donates to Banners at McNeese

April 1, 2019

Banners at McNeese State University is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Entergy has donated $10,000 for the spring 2019 Banners Series program that runs this season through April 30. On hand for the presentation are from left McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel, Brook Hanemann, Banners director, and Chip Arnould, Entergy senior region…

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History Scholarship Established at McNeese

April 1, 2019

A $45,000 donation has been given to McNeese State University to establish the Sylvia McGuire and David C. Elks Scholarship through the McNeese Foundation. David C. Elks, a 1969 McNeese history graduate who lives in Stonington, Connecticut, has established the scholarship on his behalf and in memory of his wife, Sylvia, who attended McNeese and…

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