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A series building and landmark silhouettes create the words New World.

McNeese Spring Musical Set

December 12, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts opens the 2019 spring McNeese Theatre season with the musical production of “Songs for a New World” Jan. 9-13 at Tritico Theatre. Times are 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9-12 and 2 p.m. Jan 13. Written by Tony-Award winner Jason Robert Brown, “Songs for a New…

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2018 Fall McNeese Honor Grads

December 12, 2018

Eleven McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in fall commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 8, at Burton Coliseum. Two students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers. Meghan Ashley Levens, Houston, Texas, in elementary education Alla Voth, Temiktau, Kazakhstan, in accounting   The other…

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The Grinch stands smirking with the musical title to his right.

McNeese Graduate Playing Trumpet for Touring Broadway Production

December 7, 2018

McNeese State University music performance major Victor Medina was not  among his 562 classmates who donned their blue and gold caps and gowns for this Saturday’s 2018 fall commencement in Burton Coliseum. Medina, who is graduating in absentia, has gotten a jump-start on his career as a professional musician. He was tapped in mid-November to…

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One of the new bee hives of The Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences to educate both students and the community about the benefits of bees.

McNeese Bee Program

December 5, 2018

McNeese State University is doing its part to help promote the benefits of bees as pollinators through a partnership with local beekeepers and the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences with the introduction of a bee program at the McNeese farm. The goal is to not only educate McNeese students but also agriculture…

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Michael Casteel

McNeese Student Cracks Code in IBM Challenge

December 5, 2018

Michael Casteel, a double major in computer science and computer engineering at McNeese State University, placed among the top 10 scorers in IBM’s national online interactive code cracking challenge, The IBM Vault, held this fall. The challenge drew over 3,000 participants. The IBM Vault challenge required participants to use their problem-solving skills, perseverance and technical…

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Undergraduate students in blue gowns smile for the camera as they anticipate the start of graduation.

McNeese Fall 2018 Commencement Set

December 3, 2018

McNeese State University will hold its 151st commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Burton Coliseum. The fall class of 2018 includes 586 candidates from 35 parishes, 22 states and 14 countries, and 605 degrees will be awarded, including 42 associate degrees, 447 bachelor’s degrees, 115 master’s degrees and one education specialist degree.…

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McNeese People on Campus

December 3, 2018

Kedrick Nicholas, associate dean of students at McNeese State University, has been elected as the 2018-2019 president of the Louisiana Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators at its recent conference. He is the eighth McNeese student affairs staff member since 1978 to serve as president of LACUSPA, which is an organization dedicated to servicing…

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McNeese Arts Briefs

December 3, 2018

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts poetry student Tyler Robert Sheldon recently had his poetry chapbook “Consolation Prize” published by Finishing Line Press, a short story, “The Clay,” published by The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, several book reviews printed in the Los Angeles Review and in Tinderbox Poetry Journal and an essay,…

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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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