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(April 13, 2017) Six orientation sessions are offered this summer for incoming freshmen for the 2017 summer session or fall semester at McNeese State University. All first-time freshmen are required to attend a one-day orientation, which includes orientation, academic advising and class registration for their first semester at McNeese. Orientations will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 17, May 25, June 7, June 23, June 29 and July 12 in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Students must register in advance for the orientation date they plan to attend by going online to www.mcneese.edu/gbst.

McNeese Student Employees
McNeese State University student Brandon Lewis, of Lake Charles, has been recognized as the McNeese 2017 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year.

Not for Sale ad artwork
Three McNeese State University students received several awards at the recent 2017 ADDY Awards program sponsored by the Lake Charles chapter of the American Advertising Federation.

McNeese State University Theatre will conclude its 2016-2017 season with its first musical production in three years - Cole Porter’s musical “Kiss Me Kate.”

Portrait by Mark Sission
The 30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition will open with a reception honoring the exhibiting artists from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex at McNeese State University.

Ceramic artwork
The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts will host a ceramics workshop featuring artist Andrea Moon on Monday and Tuesday, April 3-4, as part of the Debi and Bill Mixon Visiting Artist Lecture Series. The workshop is open free to the public.

Spring Fling 2017 hits the McNeese State University campus for students April 2-6 with several events planned throughout the week.

Gambling addiction counseling
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month and this year’s theme is “Have the Conversation.”

The McNeese State University men’s rodeo team placed first while the women’s team tied for sixth place at the recent Texas A&M University Rodeo March 17-18.

Dr. Janet Allured and women
An exhibition on Louisiana second wave feminists based on the work of two McNeese State University professors is currently on display in New Orleans at the Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University through May 31.

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