|9/15/2016 ||McNeese Receives National Recognition for Sixth Straight Year from U.S. News and World Report |
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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
|11/14/2016||McNeese Marching Band Invited to 2018 London New Year's Day Parade |
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 |
is Problem Gambling Awareness Month and this year’s theme is "Have the
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 |
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
|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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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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
|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
|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 |
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
|9/23/2017 ||McNeese to Host Parents & Family Weekend |
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 |
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.