Shared from the 8/17/2017 American Press eEdition

MSU Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back to begin next week

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back 2017 will kick off Mc-Neese State University’s fall semester Monday, Aug. 21. This year’s Howdy Rowdy Week was extended to provide more opportunities for students to see what campus and community life have to offer, said Kedrick Nicholas, director of campus life, engagement and student retention. The schedule:

Monday, Aug. 21

Meet the Greeks — 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., New Ranch (Student Union Annex). Join the 14 Greek-lettered organizations for a day of food, fun and fellowship. Organizations will distribute information.

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Student Organizations Fair — 9 a.m.-noon, New Ranch. The Student Organizations Fair will help students, faculty and staff become acquainted with the over 120 recognized student groups on campus.

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Welcome Back Wednesday — 9 a.m.–noon. The Student Life Coalition will present food and music in the Student Union-New Ranch. At 5 p.m. the Student Life Coalition will have a pool party at the Recreation Complex. Activities will include competitions and free food.

Thursday, Aug. 24

Get Connected Day — 9 a.m.-noon, New Ranch. Representative from various departments will greet students, hand out information and answer questions.

Friday, Aug. 25

Community Day — 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., New Ranch. Businesses and community service agencies will have booths marketing their products and services, as well as potentially offering opportunities for part-time work or internships.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

SGA Day — 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., New Ranch. The Student Government Association will provide free food and music. Students can learn about how to be involved with the SGA.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Wellness Wednesday — 9 a.m.– noon, New Ranch. Student Health Services will provide information and resources on academic, emotional, nutritional and sexual health, as well as responsible alcohol consumption.

Thursday, Aug. 31

Campus Ministries Day — 9 a.m.-noon, New Ranch. Campus ministry groups will distribute information on worship services, meetings and free lunch programs.


For more information, call 475-5609.

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