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Spencer Jackson, engineering senior, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, Rainwater, Stacy Lyons, elementary education and visual arts senior, Chloe Pugliese, elementary education junior, and Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management.

Changing Lives Through Scholarships

September 23, 2018

Many students are able to attend McNeese State University for one reason—scholarships. A recent $10,000 donation from a 1985 McNeese alumnus has changed the lives of four students by providing financial support to obtain a degree. Paul Rainwater, a native of DeQuincy, is a former local and state government official in Louisiana and an expert…

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Katie Williams

McNeese Hosts Katie Williams for Fiction Reading

September 23, 2018

Author Katie Williams will give a free fiction reading at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the Business Conference Center at McNeese State University. This reading is sponsored by the McNeese Honors College and the Department of English and Foreign Languages. Williams is the author of  “The Space Between the Trees” (2010), “Absent” (2013) and…

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McNeese Hosts Johnnie Bankens and Michael Borowitz for Guest Recital

September 23, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a recital featuring alumnus Johnnie Bankens, bass-baritone, and pianist Michael Borowitz at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in Tritico Theatre. This free program will include works by such composers as Schubert, Debussy, Barber and Poulenc. A native of Sulphur, Bankens has…

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Preview Day is Oct 6

McNeese 2018 Fall Preview Day Set

September 19, 2018

McNeese State University’s annual Fall Preview Day for prospective students and their families will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. This event is sponsored by the Admissions and Recruiting Office. Fall Preview Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents to tour campus, learn about admissions, colleges and offered majors and…

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Joli Blon, the official McNeese beer will begin distribution on Sept. 17.

McNeese to Introduce Joli Blon Beer

September 19, 2018

McNeese will soon introduce a popular tradition to restaurants and retailers throughout Louisiana with the launch of Joli Blon, the official McNeese beer. “We are excited to partner with one of the most established and highly successful Louisiana craft breweries, Bayou Teche, to create this unique beer and to work with our wholesale partner, Southwest…

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Fall SAGE 2018 theme is Rolling on the River

McNeese Fall 2018 SAGE Series

September 19, 2018

McNeese State University’s 2018 Fall SAGE series will kick off with a presentation titled, “Between the Levees: Adrift on America’s Untamable River,” by Boyce Upholt at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the SEED Center. SAGE offers a series of short lectures and discussions on a specific theme each fall and spring held on Monday…

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McNeese Hosts Cybersecurity Workshop

September 19, 2018

A workshop titled “Small Business, Big Threat: Cybersecurity and Your Business” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the SEED Center at McNeese State University. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Business owners will learn about the importance of cybersecurity and how…

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Jurassic Pokes Homecoming Logo

Community Parade Applications Now Online for 2018 McNeese Homecoming

September 15, 2018

Registration for the 2018 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is now open online for community entries at www.mcneese.edu/homecoming. The fee is $50 per unit. The homecoming parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, and this year’s theme is “Jurassic Pokes.” The Cowboys are playing the Central Arkansas Bears…

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McNeese Sponsors Jennings Workshop

September 15, 2018

A workshop titled “Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be held from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, on the second floor of the Zigler Art Museum in Jennings. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese State University. This course will provide information to small business owners on various topics, such as…

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Students and alumni visit with a Career Fair sponsor.

2018 McNeese Fall Career and Internship Fair Set

September 12, 2018

The McNeese State University 2018 Fall Career and Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Recreational Complex on campus. McNeese students of all majors and classifications, as well as alumni, can participate. This year’s theme is “My McNeese, My Career.” The career fair is a…

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