|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 Sees Fall Enrollment Increase |
Enrollment at McNeese State University this
fall is in the black for the first time in seven years.
|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.
|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.|
|10/23/2017||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
|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,
|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.
|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.
|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
|12/12/2017||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
|12/15/2017||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.
|1/3/2018 ||2018 Spring SAGE Series Set |
"Louisiana - A Mélange” is the theme of
the spring 2018 SAGE Series at McNeese State University. SAGE offers a series
of short lectures and discussions at 3 p.m. on Mondays in the McNeese SEED
Center centered on a specific theme each fall and spring.
|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.
|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
|1/19/2018 ||McNeeese to Host Geaux Teach Event for Area High School Students |
The McNeese State University
Department of Education Professions is hosting its first "Geaux Teach” event
for area high school juniors and seniors who are interested in the teaching
profession Friday, Jan. 19.