|9/29/2018 ||McNeese 2018 Autism Conference |
An "Independence in Autism” Conference will be held from 8:30
a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in Farrar Hall on the McNeese State University
campus. The conference is sponsored by the McNeese Autism Program,
Department of Psychology and the Burton College of Education.
|9/17/2018 ||McNeese Senior Recital |
The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of
Performing Arts will present Victor Medina on trumpet in a free senior
recital at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in Tritico Theatre.
|9/14/2018 ||McNeese Hosts Guest Recital |
The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of
Performing Arts will present a free guest recital with soprano Jenny
Brunner and harpist Jane Clark at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in Tritico
|9/14/2018 ||Nye Reading at McNeese Set |
Author Michael Nye will give a free reading at 7:30
p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the McNeese State University Business Conference Center. This
reading is sponsored by the McNeese Master of Fine Arts in creative
|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 |
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.
|9/12/2018 ||Community Parade Applications Now Online for 2018 McNeese Homecoming |
for the 2018 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is now open online for
community entries at www.mcneese.edu/homecoming. The fee is $50 per unit.
|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 |
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 |
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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
|8/28/2018 ||Louisiana Pigment Commits to McNeese First Choice Campaign |
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
|8/23/2018 ||McNeese Kappa Sigma Fraternity Wins National Awards |
University’s Theta Rho chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity received
nine national awards at the 2018 Kappa Sigma Leadership Conference in New
|7/20/2018 ||McNeese Names in the News |
Dr. Ann Warner, professor and co-coordinator of the
graduate nursing program at McNeese State
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 |
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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 |
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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.
|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.
|6/18/2018 ||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 |
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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.
|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 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
|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.
|5/25/2018 ||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.|
|5/12/2018 ||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.
|5/8/2018 ||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
|5/7/2018 ||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
|5/4/2018 ||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.
|5/1/2018 ||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. |
|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.