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McNeese 2018 Summer Kids College Set

April 23, 2018

McNeese State University Leisure Learning is offering “A STEAM Adventure” summer program as part of its Kids College from May 28-Aug. 10 for children entering grades 1­-8. The 11-week program will offer activities, projects and field trips for students interested in engineering, nature, forensics, airplanes and rockets, physical science, chemistry and so much more. The…

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2018 McNeese Engineering Banquet Awards

April 23, 2018

Several McNeese State University students and a faculty member were recognized by the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the 2018 Engineering Banquet. Engineering students receiving awards were: Jennifer Doucet, from Grand Coteau, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Award recognizing a mechanical engineering junior for academic and professional excellence; Erin Bryson, from Lake Charles,…

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McNeese Names 2018-2019 Honors College Recipients

April 23, 2018

Twenty-eight students have been selected for the McNeese State University Honors College for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Dr. Scott Goins, honors college director. Founded in 2000, the McNeese Honors College is designed to attract students with strong academic records who desire an alternative course of instruction at the college level, said Goins. The…

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Tabula Rasa by Heather Ryan Kelly

McNeese Arts Briefs

April 23, 2018

Heather Ryan Kelley, a McNeese art professor, has had a print titled “Tabula Rasa” included as a part of two national juried exhibitions – The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial at the Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University College of Arts and Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the 2018 Delta National Exhibition at the Bradbury…

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Haden Cooley and Bethany Lejeune are first place winner and runner up as the 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year at McNeese.

McNeese People on Campus

April 20, 2018

McNeese State University student Haden Cooley, of Welsh, has been recognized as the McNeese 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year. Cooley works in the Recreational Sports Complex. Bethany Lejeune, of Mermentau, was the other finalist for this award. Lejeune works in the admissions and recruiting office. McNeese currently employs 563 students throughout the…

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Dr. Burckel and Dr. Adrian and Dr. Soileau of McNeese accept a check from Angela Jouett of Southwest Louisiana District Senior Games.

McNeese Receives Donation from Southwest Louisiana District Senior Olympic Games

April 18, 2018

The Southwest Louisiana District Senior Olympic Games has donated $5,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation for the Health and Human Performance Senior Games Award Scholarship it established last year. McNeese’s Health and Human Performance Department has hosted the regional senior games for over 20 years. On hand for the presentation are from left: Dr.…

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McNeese Rodeo Updates

April 18, 2018

The McNeese State University men’s and women’s rodeo teams both placed first at the Texas A&M rodeo competition in College Station, Texas. Zach Jongbloed, Iowa, and Cole Frey, Morganza, finished first and second respectively in the men’s all-around competition. In steer wrestling, Jongbloed, won first place, Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, finished fourth and Remey Parrot, Mamou,…

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Ken Francis and Blaine Royer of Coca Cola stand with Eddie Meche of McNeese for the check presentation.

McNeese Receives Donation from Lake Charles Coca-Cola for Student Scholarship

April 16, 2018

Lake Charles Coca-Cola Bottling Co. has donated $15,000 to McNeese State University to establish Coco-Cola Scholarship #8 through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are from left: Ken Francis, sales center manager for Lake Charles Coca-Cola, Blaine Royer, on-premise sales manager for Lake Charles Coca-Cola, and Eddie Meche, McNeese vice president for business…

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Mr. McNeese Thaddeus Richard and Miss McNeese Rachel Zachary

McNeese Announces 2018 Spring Court

April 13, 2018

McNeese State University students, Thaddeus Richard, a psychology senior from Eunice, and Rachel Zachary, a political science senior from Sulphur, have been selected as Mr. and Miss McNeese on the 2018 Spring Court. Richard is the son of Thaddeus and Tricia Richard. He is treasurer of the Student Government Association, a Blue and Gold Peerleader…

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McNeese Dietetics Program and Internship Accreditation Continues

March 23, 2018

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics announced that  accreditation for McNeese State University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics and its Dietetic Internship has been extended through June 2019. Both programs are offered through the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences. ACEND is the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and…

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