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VITA intern Osauwen Osagie helps McNeese student Hannah Maust with her tax return.

McNeese participates in United Way VITA program

March 22, 2018

Tax season is underway and 24 McNeese State University finance and accounting students are working as interns or volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program through the United Way of Southwest Louisiana, offering free tax preparation assistance to qualifying students, faculty and members of the community. Individuals with an income of less than…

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Dr. Mitchell Adrian Selected McNeese Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management

March 16, 2018

Dr. Mitchell Adrian has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management at McNeese State University. Adrian has been serving in the interim role since August 2017. His appointment is pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. In 2007, Adrian joined McNeese as dean…

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Taylor Venissatt, Aaron Meyers and Garrett Benoit of Involve U

McNeese Students Develop Involve U App for College Students

March 9, 2018

College can be one of the best times of a student’s life, but it is also one of immense stress. Between classes, homework, part-time jobs and other commitments, students are encouraged to be involved with campus organizations—a time to relax and connect with their peers. However, keeping up with so many groups and events can…

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McNeese Radiologic Sciences Program Reaccredited

March 8, 2018

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) announced that McNeese State University’s Radiologic Sciences Program has been reaccredited for an additional eight years, which is the maximum length of accreditation that can be awarded, following a comprehensive review of the baccalaureate degree program offered through the College of Nursing and Health Professions.…

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McNeese’s Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

February 27, 2018

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) announced that accreditation for McNeese State University is reaffirmed for an additional 10 years following a comprehensive review of McNeese’s academic and administrative programs. “Reaffirmation of accreditation is very important because it signifies that McNeese programs meet high standards as the result of a…

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McNeese Rodeo Update

February 27, 2018

The McNeese State University rodeo team has completed two rodeo competitions this spring. The women’s rodeo team placed second and the men’s team placed fourth at the Trinity Valley Community College rodeo competition in Athens, Texas. In goat tying, Mia Manzanares, Opelousas, took first place. In breakaway roping, Carly Hibbs, Prineville, Oregon, finished fifth. In…

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Curtis Breshcer, Wayne Ahrens, and Joe Andrepont of Westlake Chemical stand with Dr. Daryl Burckel and Dr. Nikos Kiritsis of McNeese for the check presentation.

Westlake Chemical Presents Donation for student study center to McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science

February 9, 2018

The McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a donation of $185,000 from Westlake Chemical to establish a study center for its students. “Westlake Chemical has had a long standing commitment to McNeese State University and the donation to the study center for the College of Engineering and Computer Science continues…

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Visitors watch a demonstration by a McNeese student.

McNeese to host 2018 E-Week

February 9, 2018

McNeese State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is celebrating National Engineers Week with several events and activities Feb. 26-March 1. Founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, National Engineers Week celebrates the contributions of engineers and brings engineering to life for students, educators and parents, according to the college’s dean…

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Brooke Hanemann

McNeese Has New Banners Director

January 26, 2018

Brook Hanemann has been named the director of Banners at McNeese State University. This annual spring event that is known for its series of concerts, exhibits, lectures and educational programming that has provided Southwest Louisiana with 26 years of easy access to exceptional arts and humanities events unique to this area. A native of New…

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Dr. Chip LeMieux, Kealy Stelly and Shae Doucet of McNeese stand with Ed Scott of Cal-Maine Foods

McNeese Receives Donation from Cal-Maine Foods

January 26, 2018

The Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University has received a $1,345 grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation as part of its Industry Education Recruitment Funding program, which provides annual recruiting and retention funds to colleges and universities to attract students to their poultry programs. The McNeese grant was made possible…

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