|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.|
|2/6/2018 ||The Pride of McNeese Marching Band Selected for Honor |
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McNeese State University’s Pride of
McNeese Marching Band is one of six university marching bands selected for
video performance at the 2018 College Band Directors National Association
(CBDNA) Southern Division Conference Feb. 22-24 at the University of South
Florida in Tampa.
|2/9/2018 ||Westlake Chemical Presents Donation for Student Study Center to McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science |
McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer
Science has received a donation of $185,000 from Westlake Chemical to establish
a study center for its students.
|3/2/2018 ||McNeese's Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC |
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
announced that accreditation for McNeese State University is reaffirmed for an
additional 10 years following a comprehensive review of McNeese’s academic and
|3/16/2018 ||2018 Summer and Fall Advising and Registration Dates Set at McNeese |
can go online now to view the class schedules for both 2018 summer and fall
registrations at McNeese State University at www.mcneese.edu/schedule. |
|3/16/2018 ||McNeese Students Develop Involve U App for College Students |
| || Involve U is a new smartphone app, developed by
McNeese State University students, that acts as a social media site
specifically for campus events of student organizations at a single college
campus. Team members behind Involve U are, from left, Taylor Venissat, Aaron
Meyers and Garrett Benoit.
|3/20/2018 ||McNeese Dietetics Program and Internship Accreditation Continues |
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics announced that accreditation for McNeese State University’s
Didactic Program in Dietetics and its Dietetic Internship has been extended through
June 2019. Both programs are offered
through the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences.
|4/23/2018 ||McNeese Names 2018-2019 Honors College Recipients |
Twenty-eight students have been selected
for the McNeese State University Honors College for the 2018-2019 academic year,
according to Dr. Scott Goins, honors college director.
|4/30/2018 ||McNeese Student Interns Featured in Imperial Calcasieu Museum Art Exhibit |
McNeese State University visual arts students are being recognized for their
hard work and support as interns at the Imperial Calcasieu Museum with an exhibit,
"Budding Talents,” from May 3 – June 8 in the Gibson-Barham Gallery.
|5/1/2018 ||McNeese BAC Recognizes Community Leaders |
| ||Six McNeese State
University alumni were recognized at the annual Trailblazer Awards program
sponsored by the McNeese Black Alumni Chapter. Recipients are from left to
Benton III, Thomas K. Clemons II, Shirley Winey Brown, Nona M. Leday, Dr.
Whitney G. Harris and Don A. McZeal. |
|5/4/2018 ||McNeese Grad Pursues MFA in Italy |
When McNeese State University
graduate Lindsey Johnson moved to Florence, Italy, two years ago to work on a
Master of Fine Arts from the Studio Arts College International (SACI), she
expected that her days would be spent sipping cappuccinos, riding Vespas (Italian
mopeds) with beautiful Italian men and drinking fine wine while leisurely painting
the Tuscan countryside.
|5/7/2018 ||McNeese ABA Graduate Program One of Only 20 Nationally Accredited |
State University’s psychology graduate program in applied behavior analysis is
the only one in Louisiana accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis
International and one of only 20 accredited programs in the nation, according
to Dr. Cameron Melville, coordinator of the psychology graduate program at
|5/8/2018 ||McNeese Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society Initiates |
State University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society has
recently inducted 21 students into the society.|
|5/8/2018 ||McNeese Beta Gamma Sigma Initiates and Student Awards for College of Business |
| ||Joseph Provenzano, a double major in accounting and
finance, received the 2018 Jeff and Rhonda Lee Miller Distinguished Senior in
the College of Business Award at the recent Beta Gamma Sigma induction and
awards ceremony at McNeese State University. |
Dr. Jeanne-Claire Patin, left, McNeese
assistant professor of accounting, made the presentation to Provenzano, of Downers
|5/12/2018 ||The Late Billy Navarre Receives Posthumous Honorary Doctorate at McNeese Spring Commencement |
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McNeese State University conferred a
posthumous honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on Billy Navarre, a prominent Lake Charles business
owner, philanthropist, outstanding civic leader, community volunteer and a supporter of McNeese, during the
150th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12, at Burton Coliseum.
|5/25/2018 ||McNeese 11th Annual Cowboy Camp Set |
11th Annual Cowboy Camp at McNeese State University will be held
Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17-18, to give the incoming freshman class and
transfer students the opportunity to learn about the traditions and history of
McNeese before the fall semester begins.|
|5/25/2018 ||McNeese Arts Majors Selected to Internationally Recognized Arts School |
| ||McNeese State University senior art majors Shelby
Roberie and Madison Augustine were selected to attend workshops at the
internationally recognized Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in the
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, this summer.|
|5/25/2018 ||McNeese Student Receives Prestigious Medical Research Internship |
| ||McNeese State University biological science major
Robert Rutz has been selected for a 10-week summer internship with the
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland,
that will provide him with
valuable hands-on experience in the medical or research field. Pictured is
Rutz, seated, and Dr. William Dees, head of the biology department and coordinator
of the internship program at McNeese.|
|5/30/2018 ||McNeese MFA Student Accepted Into National Workshop |
State University Master of Fine Arts student Ashlee Lhamon has been accepted
into the 2018 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop at the
University of California in San Diego.
|5/30/2018 ||McNeese Students Participate in NASA-Funded Project |
McNeese State University engineering
and computer science majors
participated in the Louisiana Aerospace Catalysts Experiences
for Students balloon project held at NASA’s
Columbia Scientific Balloon Center in Palestine, Texas.
|5/30/2018 ||McNeese MFA Student Publishes First Book |
State University Master of Fine Arts student Tyler Robert Sheldon has had his
first poetry collection, "Driving Together,” published by Meadowlark Books in
|6/5/2018 ||McNeese MFA Graduate Receives Prestigious Stanford Lectureship |
McNeese State University graduate Jenn
Alandy Trahan has been awarded the prestigious Jones Lectureship in Fiction at
Stanford University. As a Jones Lecturer, Trahan will teach courses in creative
writing while working to complete her first book.
|6/5/2018 ||McNeese Student Selected for NASA Internship |
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McNeese State University engineering junior Anthony Miller,
of Sulphur, is one of 13 undergraduates from Louisiana institutions to receive
a NASA-funded summer internship focused on what happens inside
thunderstorm cells at high altitudes.
|6/7/2018 ||McNeese Awards Emeritus Titles |
McNeese State University has
honored seven past faculty members and administrators with emeritus status for
their exemplary service to students, the university and the community.
|6/18/2018 ||McNeese State University Rodeo Team and Individuals Win Championships |
McNeese State University captured three national
individual championships, one team championship and one reserve championship Saturday
night at the 70th
College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo.
|6/25/2018 ||McNeese Names Dean of College of Liberal Arts |
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Dr. Michael Buckles has been
named dean of the College of Liberal Arts at McNeese State University. The
appointment was approved at Thursday’s (June 21) meeting of the University of
Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.
|6/28/2018 ||McNeese Cowboy Mural |
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larger-than-life cowboy has appeared on the west side of the Shearman Fine Arts
Center on the McNeese State University campus.
|6/28/2018 ||McNeese Education Programs Earn Reaccreditation |
| ||All teacher education programs in the McNeese State University Burton
College of Education have earned reaccreditation for another seven years from
for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the sole nationally
recognized accrediting body for education preparation.|
|6/28/2018 ||Ogea Named Interim Burton College of Education Dean |
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Dr. Angelique M. Ogea, associate
professor of education professions, has been named interim dean of the Burton
College of Education at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Mitchell
Adrian, provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment
management at McNeese. Her appointment is effective July 1 following the
announcement of the retirement of Dr. Wayne Fetter.
|7/16/2018 ||McNeese Summer Camps Offered by College of Engineering & Computer Science and College of Science & Agriculture |
robots, agribusiness ventures and crime scene investigations are the topics for
four summer programs for high school students July 16-Aug. 3 offered by the McNeese
State University College of Engineering and Computer Science and the College of
Science and Agriculture.
|7/23/2018 ||McNeese Harp Camp Set |
The McNeese State
University Harp Camp will be offered July 23-27 in the Shearman Fine Arts