(March 30, 2015) Kedrick A. Nicholas, director of Holbrook Student Union and Activities at McNeese State University, received the 2015 National Student Life Adviser of the Year award at the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities National Conference in Jacksonville, Fla. Nicholas was named APCA Adviser of the Year of the South Central Region in fall of 2014 and was among the five APCA regional winners eligible for this national award. He is an active member of APCA, making presentations at conferences and serving two years as the South Central Regional coordinator.
The McNeese State University rodeo team recently announced the addition of four members to the 2015-2016 team.
April 1 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
GradFest 2015 will be held for spring graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the Holbrook Student Union.
Citgo Petroleum Corp. has presented a $5,000 donation to the Pride of McNeese Marching Band in support of the band’s attendance at the McNeese-LSU football game in Tiger Stadium on Sept. 5.
April 1 - 6:00pm
The French film “La Grande Illusion (Grand Illusion)” will be screened at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall.
March 31 - 7:00pm
A free poetry reading by award-winning poet Amy Fleury will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the Stream Alumni Center as part of the 2015 Banners Season.
March 30 - 6:00pm
The family animated film, “Ernest & Celestine,” will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall at McNeese State University.
Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Pinnacle Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty achievement in each of the McNeese colleges.
Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Pinnacle Excellence Awards established by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. – the parent company of L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles - to recognize the best teaching professor in each of the McNeese colleges—business, education, engineering, liberal arts, nursing and science. Pinnacle Entertainment Director of Public Relations Kerry Andersen and McNeese President Dr. Philip C. Williams presented the educators with their awards totaling $30,000 during a ceremony held March 24 at McNeese’s Stream Alumni Center. From left to right are: Williams, Dr. Yvette M. Garner, Burton College of Education, Dr. Dimitrios Dermisis, College of Engineering, Dr. C. Martin Konou, College of Business, Dr.
March 31 - 7:00pm
The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present Jordan Moore in a free senior trumpet recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31.