|1/16/2018 ||Spring 2018 Fee Deadline Set at McNeese |
who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2018 regular spring semester
have until 4:30 p.m. Jan. 10 to pay
fees. Spring classes begin Jan. 16.
|12/18/2017||McNeese Foundation Office Closure |
| ||The McNeese Foundation and McNeese State University will be closed December 18, 2017 through January 1, 2018.|
|12/15/2017||Augmented Reality Project at McNeese |
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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 Marching Band Preparing for London New Years Day Parade |
group of 127 members of the McNeese State University Pride of McNeese Marching
Band and Cowgirl Kickers will be flying out of Houston on Dec. 28 to take part
in the 2018 London New Year’s Day Parade and
|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.
|11/20/2017||McNeese 2017 Fall Rodeo Roundup |
After competing in five rodeos for the fall 2017 season, the
McNeese State University women’s team is ranked No. 11 nationally while the men’s
rodeo team is ranked No. 18 by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. McNeese
competes in the NIRA Southern Region.
|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.
|11/2/2017 ||2017 McNeese Distinguished Alumni Recipients |
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The McNeese State University Alumni
Association presented its 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during
halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. the Southeastern Lions football game Saturday,
|10/27/2017||McNeese Arts Briefs |
| ||Kenneth Baskin, associate professor of art at McNeese, has had
one of his ceramic pieces – Gear and Sprocket - featured in the October issue
of Ceramics Monthly. This piece was selected to publicize his solo exhibit
currently on display at McGuireWoods Gallery in the Workhouse Arts Center in
|10/27/2017||McNeese People in News |
Susan Thibodeaux, business consultant
for the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese State
University, is the recipient of the 2017 LSBDC State Star Award. She was
recognized by America’s Small Business Development Centers at its recent
national conference in Nashville, Tenn.
|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
|10/23/2017||McNeese Graduates to Geaux Blue at Commencement |
The McNeese State University graduating class of fall
2017 will be the first to "Geaux Blue” at commencement on Dec. 9 in Burton
Coliseum - students receiving bachelor’s degrees will be
sporting newly designed blue robes and caps with blue and gold tassels.
|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.|
|10/20/2017||McNeese Student Group Receives Grant to Promote Healthy Lifestyles on Campus |
A $3,000 mini-grant to promote health on the McNeese
State University campus has been awarded to the Students of the Academy of Nutrition
and Dietetic organization in the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of
|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 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.
|9/21/2017 ||Rouge et Blanc Named Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event |
| || The Southeast Tourism
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.
|9/18/2017 ||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.
|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 |
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a second year, McNeese State University assistant professor of biology Dr. Amber
Hale sailed aboard the 211-foot Exploration Vessel Nautilus Aug. 4-18 across 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'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.