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Month: August 2019

Dr. Chip LeMieux, second from left, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, accepts the donation from Agriculture Alumni Chapter executive officers, from left, Jennifer Compton, Jon Streete and Wayne McVicker. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Donation from McNeese Agriculture Alumni Chapter

August 28, 2019

The McNeese State University Agriculture Alumni Chapter has donated $15,000 to the McNeese Foundation to establish the Natalie Smith McNeese Agriculture Alumni Scholarship. This is the third endowed scholarship made by the chapter and was established for any major in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The money was raised through private donations and from proceeds…

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Hyun Brossett, Grace facility plant manager; Greg Hasenbein, Grace logistics and inventory manager; Dr. Tim Hall, dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics; and Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management.

W.R. Grace Foundation Donates to McNeese

August 23, 2019

The W.R. Grace Foundation has donated $7,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation to be divided between the colleges of Business and Science, Engineering and Mathematics. On hand for the presentation are from left: Hyun Brossett, Grace facility plant manager; Greg Hasenbein, Grace logistics and inventory manager; Dr. Tim Hall, dean of the…

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LSBDC to Host “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” Workshop

August 19, 2019

McNeese State University will hold a workshop titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Zigler Art Museum in Jennings, La. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese and co-sponsored by SASOL and the SWLA Economic Development Alliance. This workshop will…

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Theatre Roundup Set at McNeese

August 19, 2019

The Lake Area community is invited to meet the McNeese State University theatre program faculty, production directors and students at the annual Theatre Roundup, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, in Tritico Theatre. Information will be available about the season’s upcoming productions and directors will be present to explain the auditioning process.…

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Two McNeese students smile for the camera while enjoying Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back events.

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back at McNeese

August 16, 2019

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back 2019 kicks off the fall semester Monday, Aug. 19, for thousands of new and returning students to the McNeese State University campus. With a variety of events over the next two weeks, this event provides numerous opportunities for students to experience what campus and community life has to offer. Scheduled events…

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McNeese Offers Small Business Workshop on Federal Contracting

August 16, 2019

McNeese State University will hold a workshop titled “Register in SAM” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the SEED Center. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. The System for Awards Management (SAM) is designed to streamline the process of conducting business with the federal government. Small…

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Fifth Annual Cowboy Kickoff Showcase Set

August 11, 2019

McNeese State University will host the fifth annual Cowboy Kickoff Showcase fundraiser for the Pride of McNeese Marching Band travel fund at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, in Burton Coliseum. Admission is $20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and concessions will be sold during the event. The showcase will feature several presentations, including performances by…

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Dr. Jay Sconyers

McNeese Names Director of Bands

August 7, 2019

Dr. Jay Sconyers has been named director of bands at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Lonny Benoit, head of the W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts. “Dr. Sconyers is a valuable member of our team and we look forward to working with him and seeing his ideas for the future of McNeese…

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A patron pours wine for a customer. Tickets for the 14th annual Rouge et Blanc gala will go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Presented by Banners at McNeese State University, Rouge et Blanc is Southwest Louisiana’s premier wine and food event.

2019 Rouge et Blanc tickets to go on sale Aug. 16

August 7, 2019

Tickets for the 14th annual Rouge et Blanc gala will go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Presented by Banners at McNeese State University, Rouge et Blanc is Southwest Louisiana’s premier wine and food event. Rouge et Blanc will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, and is moving its location and time for…

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McNeese Late Registration for Fall 2019 Set

August 7, 2019

Students can still register for the fall 2019 semester at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration Aug. 15-20. Students must be admitted to the university and should see an adviser to get their alternate PIN, if required, prior to registration. To register, students can go online to www.mcneese.edu and…

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