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Dr. Michael Buckles has been named dean of the College of Liberal Arts at McNeese State University.

McNeese Names Dean of College of Liberal Arts

June 21, 2018

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. The appointment is effective Aug. 1, according to Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president of academic affairs and…

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Seven members of the McNeese State University Pride of McNeese Marching Band are participating this summer in the elite Drum Corps International

Pride of McNeese Band Members Selected for Elite Drum Corps International

June 20, 2018

Seven members of the McNeese State University Pride of McNeese Marching Band are participating this summer in the elite Drum Corps International (DCI), which consists of 47 corps from the United States, Canada and Europe. The students will perform and compete head-to-head with their corps units during a national tour that ends with the DCI…

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MFA student Ashlee Lhamon has been accepted into the 2018 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop at the University of California in San Diego.

McNeese MFA Student Accepted into National Workshop

June 20, 2018

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Ashlee Lhamon has been accepted into the 2018 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop at the University of California in San Diego. Lhamon – one of 18 applicants selected for this national workshop – will spend an intensive six weeks on the UC San Diego campus…

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Dr. Daryl Burckel and Jennifer Leger of McNeese accept a $5,000 check from Ryan Abell and Vic Wukovits of the Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club

McNeese Receives Donation from Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club

June 18, 2018

The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club recently donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Rotary Club of Greater Lake Charles Scholarship. The donation is from money raised during the annual Rotary auction. On hand for the presentation are from left to right: Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president; Ryan Abell, Greater Lake Charles…

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The College National Finals Rodeo runs through Saturday, June 16.

McNeese Wins Four National Rodeo Championships

June 16, 2018

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. Mia Manzanares, of Opelousas, is the national champion inboth breakaway roping and goat tying as well as the national women’s all-around champion. McNeese also swept the women’s team…

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The College National Finals Rodeo runs through Saturday, June 16.

Four McNeese Rodeo Members Make Finals

June 15, 2018

Four members of the McNeese State University rodeo team have qualified for Saturday’s (June 16) finals at the 70th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. The top 12 competitors in each of the events qualify for Saturday’s championship finals. Mia Manzanares, of Opelousas, has earned spots in both goat tying and breakaway roping Saturday…

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McNeese MFA Graduate Receives Prestigious Stanford Lectureship

June 14, 2018

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. The two-year lectureship is only available to previous Wallace Stegner Fellows in the creative writing program at Stanford.…

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The College National Finals Rodeo runs through Saturday, June 16.

McNeese Rodeo Update

June 13, 2018

After three days of competition, several McNeese State University rodeo members are currently among the top 20 in the various categories of competition at the 70th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., that runs through Saturday, June 16. After three go rounds in steer wrestling, Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, is ranked No. 2 and Remey…

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McNeese hosts free business workshop

June 13, 2018

A free seminar titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Topics include entrepreneurship readiness, writing a business plan, sources of funding…

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Tyler Sheldon, McNeese MFA student has has his first book published.

McNeese MFA Student Publishes First Book

June 11, 2018

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Tyler Robert Sheldon has had his first poetry collection, “Driving Together,” published by Meadowlark Books in Emporia, Kansas. Sheldon, originally from Hutchinson, Kansas, is currently a second-year graduate student in the MFA Creative Writing program. He has a Master of Arts in English from Emporia State University.…

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