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Selma movie poster
Banners at McNeese will present a free screening of the Academy Award-winning film, "Selma"on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Cinemark Movie Theatre in Lake Charles.

Group photo of wind symphony musicians
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Wind Symphony in a free concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 in the Tritico Theatre.

McNeese's graduate program in school counseling has recently been nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

Engineering Students at circuit system
McNeese's College of Engineering and Computer Science is hosting open houses for the community and for high school juniors and seniors as part of National Engineers Week 2016 activities Feb. 21-27

The McNeese Performing Arts Department will host a free guest recital titled “Beyond Classical: Voices of African-American Composers” Saturday, Feb. 20.

A free seminar titled “Cash Flow – Lifeblood of Your Business” will be offered from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, on the second floor of the McNeese SEED Center.

Heather Ryan Kelley, a professor of art at McNeese State University, currently has a solo exhibition titled “Lacuna” on display at the Baton Rouge Gallery.

Gumbo Bowls
The McNeese Department of Visual Arts is sponsoring a gumbo fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex Atrium.

According to a recently completed economic impact study, in 2014 McNeese had a $371.6 million impact on the regional economy and a $407.8 million impact statewide. Click to read more.
The importance of McNeese State University to Southwest Louisiana and the state as a whole is more than just providing highly educated graduates for workforce needs. According to a recently completed economic impact study, in 2014 McNeese had a $371.6 million impact on the regional economy and a $407.8 million impact statewide. The report also shows that while McNeese received $19.2 million in state appropriations in 2014, it generated $22.7 million in tax return for the state. “McNeese is a tax generator for the state,” said Dr. Philip Williams, McNeese president.

February 6 - 7:00pm
Poet John Wood
Dr. John Wood, nationally known poet and photographic critic whose books in both fields have won major awards, will give a free poetry reading at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Stream Alumni Center

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