|2/26/2018 ||McNeese SAGE Lecture on Louisiana Haunted Plantation Homes |
Cheryl White, associate professor of history at Louisiana State University at
Shreveport, will present a lecture on the history of haunted Louisiana
plantations at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, in
the McNeese State University SEED Center as part of the 2018 Spring Sage
|2/24/2018 ||McNeese 2018 Spring Preview Day Set |
The McNeese State University Admissions
and Recruiting Office will sponsor a free Spring Preview Day for high school,
transfer and graduate students, parents and guests from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24.
|2/23/2018 ||McNeese Visual Arts to Sponsor Gumbowl Fundraiser |
| || The
McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is sponsoring a gumbo fundraiser
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex Atrium.
|2/22/2018 ||McNeese Hosts Small Business Workshop |
| ||A workshop titled "Online Marketing for Small
Businesses” will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the McNeese State University
SEED Center. This event is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business
Development Center at McNeese.|
|2/21/2018 ||McNeese Schedules Guest Clarinet Recital |
McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts
will present a free clarinet recital by Dr. Jennifer Iles at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.
21, in Tritico Theatre. The program is part of the spring Faculty/Guest Recital
Series hosted by the department.
|2/9/2018 ||Westlake Chemical Presents Donation for Student Study Center to McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science |
McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer
Science has received a donation of $185,000 from Westlake Chemical to establish
a study center for its students.
|2/6/2018 ||2018 Banners at McNeese Set |
26th season of Banners at McNeese State University kicks off in
March and this year’s entertainment includes everything from crowd-pleasing
musical ensembles and breathtaking dance shows to captivating speakers and film
screenings, according to Brook Hanemann, Banners director.
|2/6/2018 ||The Pride of McNeese Marching Band Selected for Honor |
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McNeese State University’s Pride of
McNeese Marching Band is one of six university marching bands selected for
video performance at the 2018 College Band Directors National Association
(CBDNA) Southern Division Conference Feb. 22-24 at the University of South
Florida in Tampa.
|1/30/2018 ||McNeese Presents The Secret Garden |
McNeese State University’s Department of Performing Arts will
present a musical production of "The Secret Garden” Feb.
7-11 at Tritico Theatre. Times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-10 and 2 p.m. Feb. 11.
|1/26/2018 ||McNeese Names New Banners Director |
has been named the director of Banners at McNeese State University. This annual
spring event that is known for its series of concerts, exhibits, lectures and
educational programming that has provided Southwest Louisiana with 26 years of easy access
to exceptional arts and humanities events unique to this area.
|1/11/2018 ||McNeese Offers Prometric Testing on Campus |
A Prometric Testing Center is now
available in Southwest Louisiana through the Office of Testing Services at
McNeese State University. The center - located in Suite 210C in the Burton
Business Center – is open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday by
|1/3/2018 ||McNeese Team Wins First Place in Poster Competition |
team of students from McNeese
State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science took first
place in the recent poster competition at the Annual High Altitude Conference
at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.
|12/15/2017||Augmented Reality Project at McNeese |
| || McNeese
State University Professor of Art
Martin Bee, standing, provides direction for civil engineering major Jacob Blackmer, Lake
Charles, left, and art major Christopher Huff, DeRidder, as they work together
on an augmented reality design project funded by the Louisiana Board of Regents
eLearning Innovation Grant Program.
|12/12/2017||McNeese's First Graduate in Health Systems Management |
| ||As family members watched
Saturday morning, Lola Grichendler, of Lake Charles, was awarded the first health
systems management degree by McNeese State University’s College of Nursing and
Health Professions at the 149th commencement ceremony held in Burton
|12/5/2017 ||McNeese BRIDGES Program Now Offered Year Round |
McNeese State University Autism Program will now offer its BRIDGES program year
round. Enrollment is open for ages 13 and up for those diagnosed with Autism
|12/4/2017 ||McNeese Named a 2018 Military Friendly School |
McNeese State University has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly School for the third consecutive
year by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and
civilian worlds and publisher of G.I.
Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.
|11/10/2017||McNeese Partners With Calcasieu Parish School Board and CITGO to Bring STEM Education Program to Elementary Students |
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McNeese State University has partnered with the Calcasieu Parish
School System and CITGO to bring STEM education to over 900 elementary students
in 23 participating
elementary schools through a national program called Engineering is Elementary.
|10/23/2017||2017 McNeese Hall of Fame Inductees |
McNeese State University is celebrating the careers and
accomplishments of three former rodeo members—James Boudreaux, Holly Foster
Berry and Dickie McBride—by inducting them into the 2017 McNeese Rodeo Hall of
|10/20/2017||Couple Donate Instrument to McNeese |
| ||Catherine and David Robbins, of New Orleans, have
donated a bass flute valued at over $8,000 to the McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing
Arts through the McNeese Foundation.|
|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 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.