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For seven consecutive years, McNeese has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities by U.S. News and World Report. We are also consistently ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category.

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Dr. Cynthia Rodriguez Cano

Cano Named Interim 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…


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McNeese Drums & Drafts Fundraiser for Band Travel Fund

The second annual Drums & Drafts fundraiser to benefit McNeese State University’s Pride of McNeese Marching Band will be held from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Crying Eagle Brewery in Lake Charles with proceeds going to the band’s travel fund. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and include admission, entertainment…


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Named One of the Best Regional Universities in the South

For Seven Consecutive Years

-U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 1st in Nation

College of Engineering and Computer Science in Return on Investment

-PayScale, Inc - 2018

Ranked 3rd in Louisiana

Among public and private schools for best average starting salary for graduates

-SmartAsset