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Professor Martin Bee stands with students as they work on a project.

Augmented Reality Project at McNeese

December 15, 2017

Imagine the reaction by students in an introductory engineering course when the professor says, “Open your textbook to page 50 and scan the page with your tablet or smartphone,” and then an animated 3D model pops up! With almost $25,000 in funding from the Louisiana Board of Regents eLearning Innovation Grant Program, McNeese State University’s…

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Richard Reid of McNeese accepts a check from Gayle Pearce, Stephanie Pearce Helms and Gary L Pearce Jr.

McNeese Receives Donation to Establish Pearce Scholarship

December 15, 2017

Gayle T. Pearce has donated $15,000 to establish the Gary L. and Gayle T. Pearce Scholarship in Accounting in memory of her husband, Gary, with the McNeese State University Foundation. On hand for the presentation are from left Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the foundation, Gayle Pearce,…

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Richard Reid

McNeese Names in the News and on Campus

December 15, 2017

Richard Reid, vice president for university advancement at McNeese State University and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, has been appointed to a one-year term on the President’s Advisory Board of Louisiana Asset Management Pool, Inc. (LAMP) at the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans. “Mr. Reid has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

Spring 2018 Fee Deadline Set at McNeese

December 14, 2017

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2018 regular spring semester have until 4:30 p.m. Jan. 10 to pay fees. Spring classes begin Jan. 16. McNeese offers an installment plan for paying tuition and fees that is divided into three payments. Students are required to pay one-third of the total amount plus a…

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McNeese BRIDGES Program Now Offered Year Round

December 14, 2017

The McNeese State University Autism Program will now offer its BRIDGES program year round. Enrollment is open for ages 13 and up for those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum. BRIDGES – Building Respect and Independence by Directing, Guiding and Encouraging Socialization – was introduced last summer on campus to “bridge a gap” between the increasing need…

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Lola Grichendler stands with Dr. Peggy Wolfe, and Dr. Amy Bufford of McNeese.

McNeese’s first graduate in health systems management

December 9, 2017

Lola Grichendler, of Lake Charles, was awarded the first health systems management degree by McNeese State University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions at fall commencement on Saturday. Grichendler, center, receives congratulations from Dr. Peggy Wolfe, left, dean of McNeese State University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Dr. Amy Bufford, director of the…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

ACT Canceled at McNeese due to Weather

December 8, 2017

Saturday’s (Dec. 9) administration of the ACT, scheduled to be given at McNeese State University, has been canceled due to inclement weather. The rescheduled test date will be posted at www.actstudent.org as soon as it is set. Registered examinees will receive official notification from ACT. This announcement is only for those examinees registered at McNeese.

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Graduates lined up and walking in to the ceremony

McNeese Fall Commencement on as Scheduled

December 8, 2017

McNeese State University will hold its fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Burton Coliseum as scheduled. Commencement practice for candidates is still scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Burton Coliseum. At commencement, McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel will officially be installed as the seventh president of the university by Dr.…

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Gary Keers, Megan Landry, and Matt LeBlanc present a check to Dr. Daryl Burckel of McNeese

McNeese Receives Donation from Sasol

December 7, 2017

Sasol recently donated $20,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation for the Sasol Imperial Calcasieu Engineering Scholarship and the Sasol MSU College of Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship. On hand for the presentation are, from left, Gary Keers, Sasol engineering senior manager, McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel, Megan Landry, Sasol process engineer, Matt LeBlanc, Sasol…

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Dr. Chip LeMieux and Dwight Bertrand of McNeese accept a check from Edwin F. Hunter III of The Fritz Lang and Lee Berwick Foundations.

McNeese Receives Donation for Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences

December 5, 2017

The Fritz Lang and Lee Berwick Foundations recently donated $15,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese State University Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences. On hand for the presentation are from left to right: Dr. Chip LeMieux, school director and associate dean of the College of Science and Agriculture, Edwin F. Hunter III,…

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