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McNeese Rodeo Updates

April 18, 2018

The McNeese State University men’s and women’s rodeo teams both placed first at the Texas A&M rodeo competition in College Station, Texas. Zach Jongbloed, Iowa, and Cole Frey, Morganza, finished first and second respectively in the men’s all-around competition. In steer wrestling, Jongbloed, won first place, Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, finished fourth and Remey Parrot, Mamou,…

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Ken Francis and Blaine Royer of Coca Cola stand with Eddie Meche of McNeese for the check presentation.

McNeese Receives Donation from Lake Charles Coca-Cola for Student Scholarship

April 16, 2018

Lake Charles Coca-Cola Bottling Co. has donated $15,000 to McNeese State University to establish Coco-Cola Scholarship #8 through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are from left: Ken Francis, sales center manager for Lake Charles Coca-Cola, Blaine Royer, on-premise sales manager for Lake Charles Coca-Cola, and Eddie Meche, McNeese vice president for business…

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Mr. McNeese Thaddeus Richard and Miss McNeese Rachel Zachary

McNeese Announces 2018 Spring Court

April 13, 2018

McNeese State University students, Thaddeus Richard, a psychology senior from Eunice, and Rachel Zachary, a political science senior from Sulphur, have been selected as Mr. and Miss McNeese on the 2018 Spring Court. Richard is the son of Thaddeus and Tricia Richard. He is treasurer of the Student Government Association, a Blue and Gold Peerleader…

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McNeese Dietetics Program and Internship Accreditation Continues

March 23, 2018

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics announced that  accreditation for McNeese State University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics and its Dietetic Internship has been extended through June 2019. Both programs are offered through the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences. ACEND is the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and…

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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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