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Dr. Cynthia Rodriguez Cano

Cano Named Interim Business Dean

July 6, 2018

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 Names in the News

July 6, 2018

Dr. Ann Warner, professor and co-coordinator of the graduate nursing program at McNeese State University, is one of 49 nursing faculty from 25 states to be selected for the 2018 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Participants will attend a seminar July 29-Aug. 2 in Chaska, Minnesota,…

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McNeese Names Interim Dean of Burton College of Education

June 28, 2018

Dr. Angelique M. Ogea, associate professor of education professions, has been named interim dean of the Burton College of Education at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Mitchell Adrian, provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management at McNeese. Her appointment is effective July 1 following the announcement of the retirement of Dr.…

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McNeese Education Programs Earn Reaccreditation

June 28, 2018

All teacher education programs in the McNeese State University Burton College of Education have earned reaccreditation for another seven years from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the sole nationally recognized accrediting body for education preparation. In an announcement, CAEP says that McNeese’s teacher preparation programs at all levels meet the “rigorous,…

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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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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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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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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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Anthony Miller works with Dr. T. Gregory Guzik at Louisiana State University.

McNeese Student Selected for NASA Internship

June 7, 2018

McNeese State University engineering junior Anthony Miller, of Sulphur, is one of 13 undergraduates from Louisiana institutions to receive a NASA-funded summer internship focused on what happens inside thunderstorm cells at high altitudes. This 10-week internship looks into the correlation of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, electric fields and lightning strikes in storms. This project revolves around…

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