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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.”

1/3/2017 McNeese President to Retire

McNeese State University President Dr. Philip Williams announced that he will retire on June 30, 2017. Williams has served as president since July 1, 2010.

2/17/2017 McNeese Professor Wins Another Book Award

McNeese State University Professor of English Dr. Keagan LeJeune has won the Louisiana Library Association’s 2017 Louisiana Literary Award for his book, "Legendary Louisiana Outlaws: The Villains and Heroes of Folk Justice.”

3/6/2017 McNeese Health and Human Performance Complex

The McNeese State University Department of Health and Human Performance is prepared for changes as construction is underway for the new Health and Human Performance Education Complex.

3/24/2017 McNeese Rodeo Team Update

The McNeese State University men’s rodeo team placed first while the women’s team tied for sixth place at the recent Texas A&M University Rodeo March 17-18.

3/24/2017 McNeese Professors Have Exhibit in New Orleans

An exhibition on Louisiana second wave feminists based on the work of two McNeese State University professors is currently on display in New Orleans at the Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University through May 31.

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.

4/13/2017 McNeese Orientation Dates Set

Six orientation sessions are offered this summer for incoming freshmen for the 2017 summer session or fall semester at McNeese State University.

4/25/2017 McNeese People Briefs

Dr. Kiran Boggavarapu, head of the McNeese State University Department of Chemistry and Physics and an associate professor of chemistry, is a co-editer and a co-contributor of the recently released book, "Clusters: Structure, Bonding and Reactivity,” published by Springer.

4/25/2017 McNeese Arts Briefs

Katelyn Hoffpauir, a McNeese State University visual arts major from Lake Charles, won a Student Bronze Award at the recent American Advertising Federation’s 10th district competition in Fort Worth, Texas.

4/25/2017 McNeese Rodeo Results

The McNeese State University women’s rodeo team placed second while the men’s team placed third at the final rodeo competition of the season at the Wharton County Community College in Wharton, Texas.

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.

5/2/2017 Ray L. Dingler Memorial Golf Tournament
  The 24th Annual Ray L. Dingler Memorial Golf Tournament was held May 2, 2017 at the Lake Charles Country Club.
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.

5/5/2017 McNeese People Briefs

Over 20 awards were handed out to both individual students as well as to various sororities and fraternities during the 2017 Greek Awards Banquet at McNeese State University. McNeese has 15 Greek fraternities and sororities on 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.

5/17/2017 McNeese Sends Four to College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming

Four McNeese State University rodeo team members have earned spots in the 69th College National Finals Rodeo scheduled June 11-17 in Casper, Wyo. Qualifiers are: Kelsey Brashear, Lake Charles, and Mia Manzanares, Opelousas, breakaway roping; Cole Frey, Morganza, team roping header; and Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, steer wrestling.

5/18/2017 2017 McNeese Summer Programs

The McNeese State University campus offers numerous summer activities for area youth of all ages. McNeese Leisure Learning holds numerous classes through its Kids College Program for children of all ages.

5/24/2017 McNeese Spring Graduate Will Also Receive High School Diploma

McNeese State University’s spring commencement is this Saturday, May 13, and one student, Joseph McKinney, 17, will graduate with an associate degree in general studies with a 4.0. Incredibly, 11 days later (May 24), he’ll receive his diploma as an honor graduate from Westlake High School.

5/30/2017 McNeese Small Business Workshop
 A social media workshop for small businesses will be offered from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University.
6/7/2017 McNeese Sets 2017 Summer Fee Deadline
 Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2017 summer classes have until 4:30 p.m. June 7 to pay fees. Regular summer registration ends June 5 and classes begin June 12.



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