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2018 McNeese Homecoming Set

October 19, 2018

Dinosaurs will roam the McNeese State University campus Oct. 21-27 as students, alumni and the community prepare for 2018 Homecoming activities. “Jurassic Pokes” is this year’s theme and rumor has it the T-Rex will make unscheduled appearances at events throughout the weeklong celebration. Students will “jump” into Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 21, with a half-night…

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Everyman production logo

McNeese Theatre Presents The Summoning of Everyman

October 17, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts opens the 79th McNeese Theatre season with the fall production of “The Summoning of Everyman” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-27 and 2 p.m. Oct. 28 in Tritico Theatre. Written by an unknown author in England during the 1400s, “The Summoning of Everyman” (commonly known…

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McNeese Rodeo Set

October 17, 2018

The McNeese State University Rodeo Team is holding its 64th annual rodeo Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Burton Complex Outdoor Arena. On Friday, the slack starts at noon and the rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m., while on Saturday, the slack begins at 10 a.m. and the rodeo at 6:30 p.m. Louisiana…

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McNeese Offers Tax Workshop

October 17, 2018

A 2018 tax workshop will be offered from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 25 at the SEED Center at McNeese State University. The workshop will be presented by the IRS and the Louisiana Department of Revenue and is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. The workshop is aimed towards CPAs and independent accountants…

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Ms. Frizzle welcoming the Magic School Bus

Banners at McNeese Hosts Magic School Bus Musical

October 17, 2018

Banners at McNeese State University will host a TheaterWorksUSA production of “The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System” at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the F.G. Bulber Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children and free for McNeese and SOWELA students with a valid student ID. Based on the original book…

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Toni Kiser's co-authored book cover Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II

McNeese SAGE Lecture on WWII Service Animals Set

October 17, 2018

As part of McNeese State University’s Fall 2018 SAGE Series, author Toni Kiser will present a lecture titled “Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II” at 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in the McNeese SEED Center. Kiser’s lecture is based on the book by the same title she co-authored with Lindsey F. Barnes.…

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McNeese to Host Marching Band Championship

October 12, 2018

McNeese State University will host the Lake Charles Toyota Gulf Coast Marching Band Championship from 3:45-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Cowboy Stadium. Gates open at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Nineteen high school bands from Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas will perform before a panel of music…

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McNeese Offers Free STEM Workshop for Elementary Teachers

October 3, 2018

Seats are still available for a free science, technology, engineering and mathematics workshop offered to Southwest Louisiana elementary teachers in grades 3-5 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in Frasch Hall at McNeese State University. The workshop – sponsored by the McNeese Burton College of Education and the Ocean Exploration Trust – will offer area…

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Students stand in line to have their cap and gown photo taken

McNeese Fall GradFest Set

October 3, 2018

Fall 2018 GradFest will be held for fall graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Parra Ballroom in the Holbrook Student Union Annex (New Ranch). The McNeese Alumni Association sponsors this event. Gradfest is a “one stop shop” for students to make sure they’re prepared…

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McNeese Offers Financial Aid Workshops

October 3, 2018

The McNeese State University Office of Financial Aid will present several free financial aid workshops in high schools throughout a six-parish area in October and November for students and their parents and current McNeese students to explain financial aid application procedures. “We encourage all high school seniors, all continuing McNeese students and anyone wishing to…

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