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Engineering and computer science majors outside of the Columbia Scientific Balloon Center in Palestine, Texas.

McNeese students participate in NASA-funded project

June 7, 2018

Three student teams from McNeese State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science traveled to NASA’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Center in Palestine, Texas, to participate in the Louisiana Aerospace Catalysts Experiences for Students balloon project. The balloon project is designed to give students a hands-on experience with an aerospace project and is funded through NASA’s…

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Robert Rutz will study in Bethesda, Maryland for a 10-week summer internship.

McNeese student receives prestigious medical research internship

June 4, 2018

For the 15th straight year, McNeese State University is sending a student to the prestigious Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a 10-week public health-oriented summer research internship program. Biological science major Robert Rutz, a senior from Moss Bluff, will work as a lab assistant running experiments…

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Shelby Roberie and Madison Augustine are pictured with some of their ceramic artwork.

McNeese arts majors selected to internationally recognized arts school

May 30, 2018

Two McNeese State University senior art majors will be attending the internationally recognized Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, this summer to learn from some of the best artists in the country. Madison Augustine, of Fenton, and Shelby Roberie, of Welsh, were selected by the visual arts department faculty from among all…

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Kylie Hernandez, Linda Johnson and Jasmine Mitchell are all interns with the McNeese Autism Program

McNeese ABA graduate program one of only 20 nationally accredited

May 23, 2018

McNeese State University’s psychology graduate program in applied behavior analysis is the only one in Louisiana accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International and one of only 20 accredited programs in the nation, according to Dr. Cameron Melville, coordinator of the psychology graduate program at McNeese. “And an article in the ABAI journal, Behavior…

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McNeese Sigma Tau Delta English Initiates and Officers

May 23, 2018

McNeese State University’s Pi Zeta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, has recently inducted nine students into the society and installed the 2018-2019 officers. Initiates are: Tyler Sheldon, Baton Rouge; Jessica Frank, Jamie Mele, Hannah Perkins, Leah Sims and Monica Soileau, Lake Charles; Elizabeth Salvador, Sulphur; Lauren Howton, McCalla, Alabama; and…

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The Navarre family with Dr. Burckel.

The Late Billy Navarre Receives Posthumous Honorary Doctorate at McNeese Spring Commencement

May 12, 2018

McNeese State University conferred a posthumous honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on Billy Navarre, a prominent Lake Charles business owner, philanthropist, outstanding civic leader, community volunteer and a supporter of McNeese, during the 150th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12, at Burton Coliseum. “This is the highest honor that the university can bestow upon an…

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McNeese Students Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

May 12, 2018

The Kappa Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at McNeese State University recently held its induction and installation ceremony. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society recognizes superior achievement, develops leadership qualities, fosters high professional standards, encourages creative work and strengthens the commitment to the ideals and purposes of the nursing…

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McNeese Beta Gamma Sigma Initiates and Student Awards for College of Business

May 12, 2018

Twenty-seven business students have been inducted into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Business Honor Society. Lake Charles business leader Rick Richard, president of the Empire of the SEED, was the guest speaker for the ceremony. Membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, which stands for honor, wisdom and earnestness respectively, is the…

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McNeese Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society Initiates

May 12, 2018

McNeese State University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society has recently inducted 21 students into the society. Founded in 1924 at the university of Illinois, Alpha Lambda Delta is an organization that honors the academic excellence of first-year students. Initiates are: Anna Bushnell, Lake Charles; Adria Conley, Lafayette; Hannah Cooley, Friendswood, Texas; Amber…

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Dr. Ann Warner stands with Lauren Courville, Lindsey Bufford and Dr. Tari Dilks

McNeese Recognizes National Nurses Week May 6-12

May 7, 2018

***National Nurses Week is May 6-12. This week celebrates the nursing profession and the vital roles nurses play in health care in their communities. The week always begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Nurse Nightingale is credited with establishing nursing as a modern profession. Two McNeese State…

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