|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
|11/23/2018||McNeese 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.
|11/16/2018||McNeese 2018 Fall Senior Exhibit on Display |
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.
|11/16/2018||McNeese 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.
|11/16/2018||McNeese Presents Guest Vocal Recital |
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.
|11/14/2018||McNeese 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.
|11/13/2018||McNeese 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.
|10/29/2018||2018 McNeese Homecoming Court |
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.
|10/29/2018||McNeese 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.
|10/29/2018||McNeese 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.
|10/23/2018||McNeese Rodeo Hall of Fame This Weekend |
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.|
|10/22/2018||McNeese 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
|10/22/2018||McNeese 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
|10/22/2018||McNeese 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.
|10/10/2018||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.
|10/10/2018||McNeese Nursing Professor Elected to National Leadership Role |
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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 |
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 ||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.