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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 college rankings.
11/14/2016McNeese Marching Band Invited to 2018 London New Year's Day Parade
 

In a 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.”

3/24/2017 McNeese Gambling Treatment Program
 

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month and this year’s theme is "Have the Conversation.” Since 2003, the McNeese State University Gambling Treatment Program has reached out to educate the general public about the warning signs of problem gambling and to raise awareness about help availablelocally through radio, TV and billboards.

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.

5/5/2017 McNeese Summer Kids College to Focus on STEM
 McNeese State University Leisure Learning is offering "A STEM Adventure” summer program as part of its Kids College from May 29-Aug. 11 for children entering grades 1­-8.
5/5/2017 McNeese BRIDGES Program Kicks Off This Summer for Youth with ASD
 

The 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 University campus.

5/17/2017 KBYS at McNeese Offers New Radio Show
 

McNeese State University’s radio station - KBYS 88.3 FM – is offering a new women’s history program titled "Your Grandma Rocks!” every Saturday at 6:30 a.m.

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.

5/24/2017 McNeese Spring Graduate Also Receives High School Diploma
 

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.

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.

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.

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.

8/2/2017 McNeese's Kappa Sigma Fraternity Receives National Awards
 

McNeese State 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.

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
 Lake 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.
8/3/2017 McNeese Professor Selected to Set Sail on the Nautilus Second Year in a Row
 

For 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.

8/16/2017 Student Central Open at McNeese
 Student 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.
9/12/2017 McNeese People Briefs
 

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 Association.

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 Spectrum.
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.

9/19/2017 2017 McNeese Homecoming Parade Applications Now Online
 

The 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 participate.

9/23/2017 McNeese to Host Parents & Family Weekend
 

McNeese State University will host its annual Parents and Family Weekend Saturday, Sept. 23. Families are invited to campus to spend time with their students for a fun-filled weekend of tailgating and Cowboy football.

9/25/2017 McNeese Hosts Free Piano Recital
 

The McNeese State University Performing Arts Department will present a free recital featuring pianist and composer Hwaen Ch’uqi at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church as part of the fall Faculty/Guest Recital Series hosted by the department.

9/27/2017 McNeese Fall Career and Internship Fair Set
 

The McNeese State University 2017 Fall Career and Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Recreational Complex on campus. McNeese students of all majors and classifications, as well as alumni, can participate.

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.


   

 

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