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October 26, 2017

Susan Thibodeaux, business consultant for the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese State University, is the recipient of the 2017 LSBDC State Star Award. She was recognized by America’s Small Business Development Centers at its recent national conference in Nashville, Tenn. This award highlights an individual who is an exemplary performer, makes a significant…

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Angela Queenan and Richard Reid of McNeese accept a check from Anita and Jeff Webb.

McNeese Receives Donation from Webb Family

October 26, 2017

Anita and Jeff Webb have donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Webb Family Scholarship that is awarded to students majoring in business/finance. On hand for the presentation are, from left, Angela Queenan, McNeese foundation board member, Anita and Jeff Webb, and Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive…

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Students standing with new blue and black graduation robes.

McNeese Graduates to Geaux Blue at Commencement

October 23, 2017

The McNeese State University graduating class of fall 2017 will be the first to “Geaux Blue” at commencement on Dec. 9 in Burton Coliseum – students receiving bachelor’s degrees will be sporting newly designed blue robes and caps with blue and gold tassels. The new look – which also includes the black robes worn by…

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McNeese Priority Registration for 2018 Spring Semester Set

October 23, 2017

Students can go online now to view the class schedules for 2018 spring registration at McNeese State University at www.mcneese.edu/schedule. Priority registration will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, for graduate students, seniors, student-athletes and veterans. Junior priority registration begins at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, while sophomore priority registration begins at 1 p.m.…

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Steve Cormier, Russell Saleme, Skylar Thompson, and Keith Dauterive of Market Basket present a check to Kassidy Conrad the McNeese scholarship recipient.

McNeese Receives Donation from Market Basket

October 23, 2017

The Market Basket Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the Market Basket Academic Scholarship. On hand for the presentation are, from left to right: Steve Cormier, Market Basket senior vice president of retail operations, Russell Saleme, Market Basket director of merchandising, McNeese scholarship recipient Kassidy Conrad,…

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McNeese student group receives grant to promote healthy lifestyles on campus

October 23, 2017

A $3,000 mini-grant to promote health on the McNeese State University campus has been awarded to the Students of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic organization in the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences. The mini-grant – awarded by the University of Tennessee – is part of the Get FRUVED program funded by…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese sets priority deadline for scholarship applications for fall 2018

October 20, 2017

Nov. 15 is the priority deadline for 2018-2019 academic scholarship applications at McNeese State University. “High school seniors should begin the application procedures now for academic scholarships to McNeese,” said Ralynn Castete, director of scholarships at McNeese. “Feb. 15 is the final deadline and the awarding of scholarships is currently underway and will continue until…

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Alan Heisser and Don Dixon of Cops and Jocks present a check to Jennifer Leger and Lance Guidry of McNeese.

McNeese Receives Donation for Football from Cops and Jocks

October 20, 2017

Cops and Jocks has donated $20,000 to McNeese athletics through the McNeese State University Foundation for football from its recent golf tournament held at L’Auberge Casino Resort. On hand for the presentation are from left: Jennifer Leger, planned giving and donor research specialist with the McNeese Foundation, Alan Heisser, Cops and Jocks, Lake Charles Police…

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Catherine Robbins, Dr. Judy Hand, and David Robbins stand with the bass flute.

Couple donate instrument to McNeese

October 20, 2017

Catherine and David Robbins, of New Orleans, have donated a bass flute valued at over $8,000 to the McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts through the McNeese Foundation.  On hand for the presentation are from left: Catherine Robbins, Dr. Judy Hand, associate professor of flute, and David Robbins. David and Catherine…

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Patricia Prudhomme of Banners accepts a check from Dana Keel of CITGO in front of CITGO sign.

Banners at McNeese Receives CITGO Donation

October 16, 2017

Banners at McNeese State University is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. CITGO has donated $20,000 for the spring 2018 Banners program that runs this season from March 2-April 28. Patricia Prudhomme, left, Banners director, accepts the donation from Dana Keel, left, CITGO government and public affairs manager of the Lake Charles complex.

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