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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese Summer and Fall Registration Now Open

April 17, 2019

Registration is now open for both the 2019 summer session and 2019 fall semester at McNeese State University and class schedules can be viewed online at www.mcneese.edu/schedule. To start the registration process, students can go to www.mcneese.edu and click on the “Student Central” icon and then click the Banner Self-Service button. Regular summer registration ends…

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Movie Poster for Sing

McNeese Banners Presents the movie “Sing”

April 17, 2019

Banners at McNeese State University will present a free screening of the 2016 animated family film, “Sing,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall. When theater owner and optimistic koala bear Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) finds his theater on the brink of closing down, he decides to hold a singing…

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"Shadows" by Ester Thompson

McNeese Spring Student Art Exhibition Opens

April 17, 2019

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is hosting the Spring Senior Exhibition in the Shearman Fine Arts Center’s Grand and Abercrombie galleries through May 9. The spring graduating seniors are: Collin Adams, Lake Charles; Heather Champagne, Lake Charles; Tina Cooley, Lake Charles; Haley Delaunais, Lake Charles; Christopher Huff, DeRidder; Caitlin Johnson, DeRidder; Ashley…

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Five performers as part of the opera workshop

McNeese Hosts Opera Workshop

April 12, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present an opera workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The opera workshop will feature a number of opera scenes, including Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” and “The…

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Chase Padgett

McNeese Banners Presents 6 Guitars

April 12, 2019

Most musicians dedicate their whole lives to mastering just one genre of music. Chase Padgett, with his one man show, “6 Guitars,” has mastered six. “6 Guitars” is a pitch perfect combination of live music, touching comedy and expertly drawn characters and Banners at McNeese State University will present this show at 7 p.m. April…

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McNeese Hosts Jazz Band Concert

April 12, 2019

The McNeese State University Jazz Band will perform in a free concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Tritico Theatre. The concert is under the direction of Tim McMillen, visiting music lecturer. The program will include “Sackbut City” by Rayburn Wright, “This Time, Last Year” by Kris Berg, “Afternoon” by Pat Metheny and arranged…

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Jim Walker with his flute

McNeese hosts internationally known flutist

April 12, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Performing Arts Department will present a program featuring internationally known flutist, teacher, jazz and film musician Jim Walker on Monday, April 15. This program – open free to the public – will include a master class from 9 a.m.-noon and a recital at 7 p.m., both in…

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The Americans

McNeese Banners Presents the Americans

April 12, 2019

The acoustic trio – The Americans – is coming to the stage for a very special performance showcasing highlights of early American roots music at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2019 Banners at McNeese State University cultural season. This lecture/performance hybrid will treat the audience to an…

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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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