|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.|
|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
|2/6/2018 ||The Pride of McNeese Marching Band Selected for Honor |
| || |
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.
|3/19/2018 ||Dr. Mitchell Adrian Selected McNeese Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management |
Mitchell Adrian has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for
academic affairs and enrollment management at McNeese State University. Adrian
has been serving in the interim role since August 2017. His appointment is
pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.|
|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.
|4/13/2018 ||McNeese Announces 2018 Spring Court |
State University students, Thaddeus Richard, a psychology senior from Eunice,
and Rachel Zachary, a political science senior from Sulphur, have been selected
as Mr. and Miss McNeese on the 2018 Spring Court.
|4/14/2018 ||McNeese Banners Presents Film on Syria and ISIS |
A free public screening of the 2017 documentary
film, "Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS,” will be presented
at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Stokes Auditorium in McNeese State
University’s Hardtner Hall as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season.
|4/16/2018 ||2018 Spring Fling Set on McNeese Campus |
Spring Fling 2018 hits the McNeese
State University campus for students April 15-19 with several events planned
throughout the week. This
year’s Spring Fling will include a bowling night, bubble soccer, a variety
show, community service and Rowdy’s Barbershop.
|4/16/2018 ||McNeese Presents Joint Senior Recital |
| || |
The McNeese State University W.A.
and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a joint senior
recital featuring Jacob Bridges, trumpet, and Roxie Jo Davis,
French horn, at 5 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Tritico Theatre.
|4/16/2018 ||McNeese Hosts Internationally Known Flutist in Recital |
| ||The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department
of Performing Arts will present British flutist and composer Ian Clarke in a
free concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Tritico Theatre. Clarke will be
accompanied by McNeese faculty members Lina Morita on piano and Judy Hand on
|4/17/2018 ||McNeese Banners to Present Monster Fish Host Zeb Hogan |
| || |
Hogan, freshwater ecologist and host of National Geographic’s "Monster Fish” television
show, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Parra Ballroom in McNeese
State University’s Holbrook Student Union Annex as part of the 2018 Banners at
McNeese season. This event is open free to the public.
|4/17/2018 ||McNeese Hosts Government Contracting Workshop for Small Businesses |
free workshop on government contracting will be offered from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on
Tuesday, April 17, on the second floor of the McNeese State University SEED
Center. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development
Center at McNeese, Sasol and the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development
|4/20/2018 ||Senior Recital |
The McNeese State University W.A. and
Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior clarinet
recital by instrumental music education major Amina Flore, of Orange, Texas, at
7 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.
|4/20/2018 ||McNeese Banners Present Wildlife Expert Peter Gros |
| || |
expert Peter Gros will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, in McNeese State
University’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season.
|4/21/2018 ||McNeese Banners Schedules Classic Disney Film Mary Poppins |
A free public screening of the 1964 classic Walt Disney movie, "Mary
Poppins,” will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in Stokes Auditorium of
McNeese State University’s Hardtner Hall as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese
|4/22/2018 ||McNeese Banners Hosts Grammy and Emmy Winning Trumpet Performer Arturo Sandoval |
of 10 Grammys, an Emmy and protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie,
Arturo Sandoval will lead the Arturo Sandoval Sextet in a performance at 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, in the Benjamin W. Mount Theatre in Central School’s Arts and
Humanities Center of Lake Charles as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese State
|4/22/2018 ||McNeese Spring Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Concert Set |
The McNeese State University W.A.
and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese
Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony in a free spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday,
April 22, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.
|4/23/2018 ||McNeese Orientation Schedule Set |
| ||Six orientation sessions
are offered this summer for incoming freshmen for the 2018 summer session or fall
semester at McNeese State University.
|4/23/2018 ||2018 McNeese Engineering Banquet Awards |
| ||Several McNeese State University students and a
faculty member were recognized by the College of Engineering and Computer
Science at the 2018 Engineering Banquet.
|4/23/2018 ||McNeese Rodeo Updates |
McNeese State University men’s and women’s rodeo teams both placed first at the
Texas A&M rodeo competition in College Station, Texas.
|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.
|4/23/2018 ||McNeese Arts Briefs |
Ryan Kelley, a McNeese art professor, has had a print titled "Tabula
Rasa” included as a part of two national juried exhibitions - The Boston Printmakers North American Print
Biennial at the Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University College of Arts and Design
in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the 2018 Delta National Exhibition at the Bradbury
Art Museum at Arkansas State University. She printed the etching in conjunction
with the McNeese Department of Visual Arts Printmaking Extravaganza last spring.
|4/23/2018 ||McNeese People on Campus |
State University student Haden Cooley, left, has been named as the 2018 Janet Delaine
Student Employee of the Year at McNeese, while Bethany Lejeune was a finalist
for this award. These students were recognized during the 10th annual McNeese Student Employee
Appreciation Day program.|
|4/23/2018 ||McNeese 2018 Summer Kids Camp Set |
McNeese State University Leisure Learning
is offering "A STEAM Adventure” summer program as part of its Kids College from
May 28-Aug. 10 for children entering grades 1-8.
|4/24/2018 ||McNeese LSBDC Offers Bookkeeping Workshop |
seminar titled "Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be offered from 2-4 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State
|4/24/2018 ||McNeese Greek Life Donates to Louisiana Lions Camp |
| || McNeese
State University’s Greek Life has donated $9,200 to the Louisiana Lions Camp
near Leesville. During Greek Week on campus, the 14 Greek fraternities and
sororities battled it out during a weeklong competition of Change Wars to raise
money for the camp. On hand for the presentation are from left: Koven Love,
National Pan-Hellenic Council representative, Austin Pottorff, Interfraternity
Council representative, Raymond Cecil, executive director of the Louisiana Lions
Camp, Kristian Ojonta, NPHC representative, and Hailey Goodwin, National
Panhellenic Conference representative.
|4/26/2018 ||McNeese Presents Spring Choirs and Ensembles Concert |
The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department
of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers
and the Men’s and Women’s Ensembles in a free spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday,
April 26, in Tritico Theatre. The concert is under the direction of Darryl
Jones, director of choral activities.
|4/26/2018 ||Country's Malpass Brothers to Perform as Part of McNeese Banners |
Malpass Brothers, a duo that plays music inspired by classic country artists,
will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in McNeese State University’s F.G.
Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season.
|04/28/2018||McNeese Banners concludes season with film |
2018 Banners at McNeese State University season concludes with a free public
screening of the documentary, "The Eagle Huntress,” at 3 p.m. Saturday, April
28, in Stokes Auditorium in McNeese’s Hardtner Hall.
|04/30/2018||McNeese presents joint senior recital |
McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts
will present a free senior recital featuring Diana Huerta on trumpet and Tyler
Young on Tuba at 7 p.m. April 30
in Tritico Theatre. Both will be assisted on piano by Lina Morita.
|5/1/2018 ||McNeese Hosts Small Business Workshop |
A free seminar titled "Starting and
Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, on
the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University.