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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.

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 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.

4/28/2017 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.

5/18/2017 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 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.

7/11/2017 McNeese Fall 2017 Registration Underway
 Registration for the 2017 regular fall semester at McNeese State University is currently underway through Aug. 14.
7/11/2017 McNeese Professor to Perform at International Alphorn Festival

McNeese State University Associate Professor of Music Bill Rose heads to the mountains of Switzerland this month to compete and perform in a most unlikely event: the International Alphorn Festival held July 21-23 in the small alpine village of Nendaz.

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.

7/17/2017 Kicker Kutie Dance Camp at McNeese

The annual Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp will be held July 17-21 at McNeese State University. The camp will be held from 9 a.m.­-4 p.m. in the McNeese Recreational Complex.

7/19/2017 Governor's Program for Gifted Children Productions at McNeese

The 2017 Governor’s Program for Gifted Children at McNeese State University will present two theatre productions and a chorus and large ensemble concert as a finale to its summer program Wednesday-Saturday, July 19-22.

8/5/2017 McNeese Band Fundraiser Set

The Southwest Louisiana community is invited to a benefit for McNeese State University’s Pride of McNeese Marching Band Aug. 5 at the Crying Eagle Brewery in Lake Charles with proceeds going to the band’s "Marching McNeese to London” fundraising campaign.



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