|10/28/2017||McNeese Hosts 27 High Schools for the Lake Charles Toyota Gulf Cost Marching Band Championship |
The McNeese State University Band Program
will host the Lake Charles Toyota Gulf Coast Marching Band Championship
Saturday, Oct. 28, in Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles.
|10/24/2017||McNeese Hosts Lancon Senior Recital |
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The McNeese State University W.A. and
Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital
by Emmie Lancon of Lake Charles at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman
Fine Arts Annex.
|10/24/2017||McNeese Small Business Seminar on Bookkeeping Set |
seminar titled "Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be offered from 4-6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State
|10/23/2017||McNeese Alumna to Make Presentation on STEM Success |
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Dr. Paula Gant, principal deputy
assistant secretary of the Office of International Affairs in the Department of
Energy in Washington, D.C., will make a presentation - "On Success in
STEM: What It Takes for Women/Anyone to Succeed" - at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct.
23, in the SEED Center at McNeese State University.
|10/21/2017||McNeese to host 2017 Fall Preview Day |
The McNeese State University Admissions
and Recruiting Office will sponsor its annual Fall Preview Day for prospective
students and their families from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.
|10/19/2017||McNeese to Host Small Business Workshop |
A seminar titled "Starting and
Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19,
on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University.
|10/15/2017||2017 McNeese Homecoming Celebration Set |
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McNeese State University wants students, alumni and the
community to "Stand Up Get Rowdy!” – this year’s theme for Homecoming 2017
scheduled Oct. 15-21.
|9/29/2017 ||2017 Pinnacle Excellence Awards Announced at McNeese |
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State University faculty members are recipients of the 2017 Pinnacle Excellence
Awards established by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. – the parent company of
L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles - to
recognize outstanding faculty achievement in each of the McNeese colleges - business,
education, engineering and computer science, liberal arts, nursing and health professions
and science and agriculture.
|9/29/2017 ||McNeese Financial Aid Workshops at Area High Schools |
McNeese State University Office of Financial Aid will present several free
financial aid workshops in high schools throughout a seven-parish area in
October and November for students and their parents and current McNeese
students to explain financial aid application procedures.|
|9/29/2017 ||McNeese Interns Gain Valuable Experience |
State University students in the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural
Sciences took advantage of internships this summer that provided real life training
outside of the classroom. These internships included tagging wildlife in Cameron
Parish and New Mexico, promoting Brahman cattle in Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas,
packing eggs in Iowa, vaccinating pigs in North Carolina and working with
horses in Ecuador.
|9/29/2017 ||McNeese Nursing Pass Rate Exceeds State and National Rates |
McNeese State University’s
2016 nursing graduates have achieved a 97.2 percent first-time passage rate on
the NCLEX-RN, the national licensure exam for nursing students.
|9/29/2017 ||McNeese Ranks High in 2018 U.S. News & World Report |
For the seventh consecutive year, McNeese State
University has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities
and one of the top public universities by U.S. News and World Report, widely
considered to be the foremost authority on college rankings.
|9/29/2017 ||McNeese Sees Fall Enrollment Increase |
Enrollment at McNeese State University this
fall is in the black for the first time in seven years.
|9/27/2017 ||McNeese Theatre Presents The Crucible |
The 78th McNeese State University theatre season
will open with the fall production of "The Crucible” by American playwright
Arthur Miller Sept. 27-30 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. in Tritico Theatre.
|9/21/2017 ||Rouge et Blanc Named Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event |
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Society (STS) recently honored Rouge et Blanc as a 2017 Top 20 Event for the
month of October. The premier food and
wine event will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, under the stately live oaks of
McNeese State University from 2-6 p.m.
|9/19/2017 ||2017 McNeese Homecoming Parade Applications Now Online |
2017 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan
Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, and the community is invited to
|9/18/2017 ||McNeese Radiologic Sciences Graduates Ace National Certification Exam |
The 2017 McNeese State
University radiologic sciences graduates had a 100 percent passage rate on
their first attempt on the national certification examination in radiography
administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology.
|9/12/2017 ||McNeese BRIDGES Program Set For Fall |
| ||The McNeese Autism Program will offer its BRIDGES
program this fall for adolescents and young adults diagnosed with Autism
|9/12/2017 ||McNeese People Briefs |
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Ramie Thibodeaux, director of Student
Health and Development at McNeese State University, is serving a two-year term
as secretary of the executive council of the
American College Counseling Association, a division of the American Counseling
|8/16/2017 ||Student Central Open at McNeese |
Central – a one-stop shop - is now open in Chozen Hall on the McNeese State
University campus for prospective students and parents and incoming as
well as continuing students.
|8/3/2017 ||McNeese Professor Selected to Set Sail on the Nautilus Second Year in a Row |
a second year, McNeese State University assistant professor of biology Dr. Amber
Hale will sail aboard the 211-foot Exploration Vessel Nautilus Aug. 4-18 as it scours the coasts of Oregon and California
in the name of scientific exploration.
|8/2/2017 ||McNeese Student Wins 2017 College Business Pitch Competition |
| || McNeese State University student Joseph Drinkard won the university
division of the 2017 SEED Center Business Pitch Competition with his idea for Catalyst
Medical Scribe Management.
|8/2/2017 ||McNeese Upward Bounc Program Receives Federal Grant |
Charles Mayor Nic Hunter meets with McNeese State University Upward Bound
students prior to presentations during Advocacy Day. The McNeese program has
been awarded a five-year federal grant totaling more than $1.6 million to
continue serving potential first-generation college students.|
|8/2/2017 ||McNeese's Kappa Sigma Fraternity Receives National Awards |
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University’s Theta Rho chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity was
recently presented with four national awards at the 71st Biennial Grand
Conclave in Las Vegas, Nev.
|7/14/2017 ||McNeese Student Team to do NASA Research During Total Solar Eclipse in August |
On Monday, Aug. 21, skies across the
country will darken with the first total solar eclipse viewable over the United
States since 1979. A team of students from McNeese State
University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science are headed to Southern
Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., on that date to take part in a
NASA-sponsored, real-time scientific study of solar eclipses.
|6/19/2017 ||McNeese Rodeo Wins National Men's All-Around Championship at CNFR |
McNeese State University captured the National
Men’s All-Around Championship Saturday night at the 69th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.
|6/2/2017 ||McNeese Nursing BSN Program Receives Continuing Accreditation |
The McNeese State University College of
Nursing and Health Professions’ baccalaureate nursing degree program has been
granted continuing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE) following an extensive review process that culminated with a
campus site visit last fall by CCNE evaluators, according to Dr. Peggy
Wolfe, dean of the college.
|5/24/2017 ||McNeese Spring Graduate Also Receives High School Diploma |
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McNeese State University’s spring
commencement was held May 13, and one student, Joseph
McKinney, 17, graduated with an associate degree in general studies with a
4.0. Incredibly, 11 days later (May 24), he receiveed his diploma as an honor
graduate from Westlake High School.
|5/17/2017 ||McNeese Radiologic Sciences Program Provides Quality Graduates |
For almost 40 years, the McNeese State University
radiologic sciences program has provided quality graduates to meet the increased demand for
health care professionals in Southwest Louisiana and beyond.
|5/5/2017 ||McNeese BRIDGES Program Kicks Off This Summer for Youth with ASD |
McNeese Autism Program has designed a new program to "bridge a gap” between the
increasing need for services for adolescents and young adults diagnosed with
Autism Spectrum Disorder that kicks off this summer on the McNeese State
|4/28/2017 ||McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science Ranked Nationally in 2017 College ROI Report |
McNeese State University’s College
of Engineering and Computer Science ranks third among all public and private
institutions in the nation as one of the best value colleges for its
engineering majors, according to the 2017 College ROI Report by PayScale, Inc., the world's leading
provider of on-demand compensation data and software.
|11/14/2016||McNeese Marching Band Invited to 2018 London New Year's Day Parade |
grand ceremony, McNeese State University’s Pride of McNeese Marching Band
received a prestigious invitation on Friday to the 2018 London New Year’s Day Parade and Festival "across the pond.”
|9/15/2016 ||McNeese Receives National Recognition for Sixth Straight Year from U.S. News and World Report |
| ||For the sixth consecutive
year, McNeese State University has received national recognition as one of the
best regional universities and one of the top public universities in the South by
U.S. News and World Report, widely considered to be the foremost authority on