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McNeese State University’s Student Union Board received two awards at the 2011 South Central Regional Conference of the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Dr. and Mrs. David Buttross Jr. have donated $10,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation to establish the endowed David and Joyce Buttross Scholarship.

McNeese State University plays host for the first time to the annual state festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Nov. 16-18.

McNeese State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council received three national awards at the recent NPHC’s 66th Biennial National Convention in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Twila Sterling-Guillory, McNeese assistant professor of nursing, has received her doctorate in nursing research from Southern University in Baton Rouge.

McNeese State University’s Student Government Association and Up ‘til Dawn program have joined forces with other University of Louisiana System universities to participate in “Students Strong in Service,” two weeks of events in November to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Thirty-one McNeese State University senior nursing students enrolled in a public health course this fall learned how to “piece together a healthy community” hundreds of miles away without ever leaving their classroom in Hardtner Hall.

The McNeese State University Cowboy Marching Band will host the “Showdown at Cowboy Stadium” High School Marching Band Festival Saturday, Oct. 29.

McNeese State University’s 2011 Homecoming festivities are scheduled Oct. 15-22 for students, alumni and the community, with numerous activities

Bryan Proksch
Bryan Proksch, assistant professor of music at McNeese, recently presented a paper on the music of Joseph Haydn at a symposium in Eisenstadt, Austria, held in the composer’s house-turned-museum at the invitation of the International Haydn Foundation and the Haydn Festspiele

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