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2/17/2019 McNeese Engineering Graduate is Director of NASA's International Space Station

This year’s National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23) theme is "Invent Amazing,” something that Sam Scimemi, a 1984 mechanical engineering graduate from McNeese State University, has witnessed during his 33-year career with NASA.

3/11/2019 McNeese Offers Horatio Alger William J. Dore' Louisiana Scholarships

Twenty-eight students are currently attending McNeese State University thanks in part to the Horatio Alger William J. Doré Louisiana Scholarship.

4/5/2019 McNeese Honors Student Employee of the Year

McNeese State University student Khristian Anthony, of Sulphur, has been recognized as the McNeese 2019 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year. Anthony works in the Community Services and Outreach Office, which oversees the early admissions and dual enrollment programs for high school students.

4/5/2019 McNeese Promoting Computer Science Education With National Partner

More than two-thirds of all new jobs in science, technology, engineering and math will be computing occupations by 2022, according to, a national non-profit organization focused on increasing access to computer science education in schools.

4/5/2019 McNeese Selected to Participate in U.S. Global Student Exchange

McNeese State University is hosting two Pakistani students this spring semester as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan.

4/5/2019 McNeese Kay Dore' Counseling Center Focuses on Suicide Education and Prevention

McNeese State University’s Kay Dore’ Counseling Center is positioning itself to be the first choice in educating the Lake Area community on suicide education and prevention.

5/1/2019 McNeese Trailblazers Recognized

Five McNeese State University alumni, a fraternity and a sorority were recognized at the 3rd Annual Trailblazer Awards program sponsored by the McNeese Black Alumni Chapter. This program - which raises money to support the BAC Scholarship Fund established with the McNeese Foundation - identifies community leaders who have had a significant impact on McNeese and the black community.

5/3/2019 McNeese Autism Program Offers Summer BRIDGES

The McNeese State University Autism Program (MAP) is hosting the BRIDGES summer program from June 3 – July 12 for adolescents and young adults with autism.

5/14/2019 McNeese Student Receives Prestigious Research Internship

This summer, biological science major Tanner Marceaux, of Lake Charles, will travel to Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a prestigious 10-week summer internship at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS).

5/15/2019 McNeese Rodeo Sends 10 to College National Finals
  Ten McNeese State University rodeo members have earned spots in the 71st College National Finals Rodeo scheduled June 10-15 in Casper, Wyoming. 
5/15/2019 McNeese Offers Three Summer Programs for High School Students

Alligators, rockets and crime scene investigations are the topics for three summer programs for students in grades 9-12 offered July 8-26 by the McNeese State University.

5/20/2019 McNeese Awards Emeritus Status to Five Professors

McNeese State University has honored five faculty members with emeritus status for their exemplary service to students, the university and the community.

5/20/2019 McNeese English Professor Receives ATLAS Grant
  Amy Fleury, professor of English and director of the Master of Fine Arts program at McNeese State University, has received a prestigious ATLAS (Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars) grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents.
5/23/2019 McNeese Professor Named ASME Fellow
 Dr. Ning Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering at McNeese State University, has been named a Fellow of the 2019 class of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
5/23/2019 McNeese MFA Student Accepted into Summer Workshops

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Matthew Moniz has been accepted into two prestigious summer workshops ­– the 2019 Community of Writers Poetry Workshop held in Squaw Valley, Calif., and the Tin House Summer Workshop at Reed College in Portland, Ore.

6/12/2019 McNeese Counseling Center Receives IACS Accreditation
 The McNeese State University Counseling Center has been awarded accreditation by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).
6/12/2019 McNeese Honors College Welcome 22 New Students
 For the last 19 years, McNeese State University’s Honors College has changed nearly 500 students’ lives. Honors College provides additional educational opportunities for students with strong academic backgrounds, including scholarships, priority registration, personalized academic counseling and access to special classes.
7/29/2019 McNeese Hosts Summer Harp Camp
 The McNeese State University Harp Camp will be offered July 29- Aug. 2 in the Shearman Fine Arts Center.
8/16/2019 2019 McNeese Cowboy Camp Offered

The 12th Annual Cowboy Camp at McNeese State University will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16-17, to give the incoming freshman class and transfer students the opportunity to learn about the traditions and history of McNeese before the 2019 fall semester begins.



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