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John McNeese Park

John McNeese Park


John McNeese Park officially opened on October 25, 2012.  John McNeese is the namesake of the university and was the first superintendent of schools in Imperial Calcasieu Parish.  During his 25 years as superintendent, he directed the construction of elementary and high school buildings, increased student enrollment and improved teacher qualifications.

Located near the center of campus, the area features a statue of the renowned educator and university namesake as well as new sidewalks, seating areas, landscaping and lighting.