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12/2/2018 78th Messiah Set at McNeese
 

The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will present a holiday tradition here in Southwest Louisiana with the 78th performance of George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University.

11/23/2018McNeese Holiday Art Sale Scheduled
 

The McNeese State University Student Art Association’s annual holiday art sale will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center.


11/16/2018McNeese 2018 Fall Senior Exhibit on Display
 

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is hosting the Fall 2018 Senior Thesis Exhibition in both the Abercrombie and the Grand galleries in the Shearman Fine Arts Center through Dec. 6.

11/16/2018McNeese Hosts Recital
 

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free lecture recital titled "Love and Loss: A Study in Early Romanticism” by Dr. Grace Edgar, mezzo-soprano, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Tritico Theatre. Dr. Lina Morita will accompany on piano.

11/16/2018McNeese Presents Guest Vocal Recital
 

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free lecture recital titled "Love and Loss: A Study in Early Romanticism” by Dr. Grace Edgar, mezzo-soprano, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Tritico Theatre. Dr. Lina Morita will accompany on piano.

11/14/2018McNeese Rodeo Results
 

The McNeese State University men’s rodeo team took first place and the women’s team placed third at the 64th annual McNeese rodeo.


11/13/2018McNeese Arena Opens
 

McNeese will play its first men’s home basketball game in the new Health and Human Performance Education Complex on Friday, Nov. 16, against Loyola University New Orleans.

10/29/20182018 McNeese Homecoming Court
 

McNeese State University students Sydney Broussard, a nursing senior from Hackberry, and Gunnar Goodwin, an engineering senior from Lake Charles, have been named McNeese’s 2018 Homecoming Queen and King.

10/29/2018McNeese 2019 Spring Registration Set
 

Students can go online now to view the class schedules for 2019 spring registration at McNeese State University at www.mcneese.edu/schedule.

10/29/2018McNeese to Host Prestigious Hult Prize Competition
 

McNeese State University has been selected as a university host site for the 2018 Hult Prize competition, billed as the world’s largest university competition that offers student teams an opportunity to win $1 million.

10/23/2018McNeese Rodeo Hall of Fame This Weekend
 McNeese State University is celebrating the careers and accomplishments of former rodeo coach John J. Smith and former rodeo members - and brothers - Philip and David Fournier by inducting them into the 2018 McNeese Rodeo Hall of Fame.
10/22/2018McNeese Ambassadors Selected
 

Ten students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at McNeese State University have been selected as Ambassadors, a new student organization established to assist the college with its recruiting efforts.

10/22/2018McNeese Radiologic Sciences Grads Score Perfect National Exam
 

The 2018 McNeese State University radiologic sciences graduates had a 100 percent passage rate on the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology.

10/22/2018McNeese Rodeo Results
 

The McNeese State University women’s rodeo team placed second and the men’s team took third at the recent Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo in Uvalde, Texas.

10/10/2018McNeese Makes USNWR Best Colleges List
 

For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked McNeese State University as one of the best regional universities in the South in its 2019 Best Colleges list released this week.

10/10/2018McNeese Nursing Professor Elected to National Leadership Role
 

Dr. Tari Dilks, professor of nursing at McNeese State University, has been elected president-elect of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors. Dilks will begin her term at the APNA 32nd Annual Conference Oct. 24-27 in Columbus, Ohio

10/3/2018 Rainwater Scholarships
 

Many students are able to attend McNeese State University for one reason - scholarships. A recent $10,000 donation from a 1985 McNeese alumnus has changed the lives of four students by providing financial support to obtain a degree.


9/13/2018 McNeese Makes USNWR Best Colleges List
 

For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked McNeese State University as one of the best regional universities in the South in its 2019 Best Colleges list released this week.

9/12/2018 2018 McNeese Distinguished Alumni Recipients
 

The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. Nicholls State Colonels football game Saturday, Sept. 15.

9/12/2018 McNeese Names New E-Learning Director
 

Dr. Wendi C. Prater has been named director of the Office of E-Learning at McNeese State University. Prater previously worked as an architect with Blockchain Technology in Austin, Texas.


9/12/2018 McNeese People on Campus
 

New officers and leaders have been selected for several student organizations on the McNeese State University campus for the 2018-2019 academic year.

9/12/2018 McNeese to Introduce Joli Blon Beer
 

McNeese will soon introduce a popular tradition to restaurants and retailers throughout Louisiana with the launch of Joli Blon, the official McNeese beer.

8/31/2018 2018 McNeese Pinnacle Award Winners
 

Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2018 Pinnacle Excellence Awards established by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. – the parent company of L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles - to recognize outstanding faculty achievement in each of the McNeese colleges - business, education, engineering and computer science, liberal arts, nursing and health professions and science and agriculture.


8/28/2018 Louisiana Pigment Commits to McNeese First Choice Campaign
 Louisiana Pigment has made a $75,000 commitment to the First Choice Campaign for McNeese State University. McNeese has launched a three-year First Choice Campaign with its local industry partners with a goal of raising $1 million per year for those three years for sustaining growth and self-sufficiency.
8/23/2018 McNeese Kappa Sigma Fraternity Wins National Awards
 

McNeese State University’s Theta Rho chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity received nine national awards at the 2018 Kappa Sigma Leadership Conference in New Orleans.

7/20/2018 McNeese Names in the News
 

Dr. Ann Warner, professor and co-coordinator of the graduate nursing program at McNeese State University, is one of 49 nursing faculty from 25 states to be selected for the 2018 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

7/9/2018 McNeese Names Interim College of Business Dean
 

Dr. Cynthia Rodriguez Cano, assistant professor of marketing at McNeese State University, has been named interim dean of the College of Business, according to Dr. Mitchell Adrian, provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management at McNeese. Her appointment is effective Aug. 1. Cano replaces Dr. Lonnie Phelps, who has been serving as interim dean since August 2017.

6/28/2018 McNeese Cowboy Mural
  A 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 the Council 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
 

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.

6/25/2018 McNeese Names Dean of College of Liberal Arts
 

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.

6/18/2018 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.

6/7/2018 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.

6/5/2018 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
 

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.


   

 

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