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McNeese Receives Donation from American Press

McNeese Receives Donation from American Press

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(August 11, 2016) The American Press Foundation has given $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Lake Charles American Press Scholarship in Visual Arts. The scholarship was established with the proceeds of the McNeese Visual Arts Calendar that was produced by the American Press. The Shearman family - which owns the American Press - has also established the Shearman Research Grant Endowment and the Library Shearman Grant Endowment through the McNeese Foundation with gifts totaling over $500,000. At the presentation are from left to right: William E. Rose, McNeese Foundation Board of Directors member; Thomas B. Shearman III, president of the American Press Foundation; and Lisa Reinauer, art professor in the McNeese Department of Visual Arts