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McNeese State University alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Adam Johnson has been awarded the 2015 National Book Award in fiction for his short story collection, “Fortune Smiles.”

McNeese State University’s student engineering team took second place in the 2015 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Design Competition - Robots for Relief

McNeese State University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.

The McNeese State University Wind Symphony is among three university ensembles to be featured at the 2015 Louisiana Music Educators Association Conference

The McNeese Theatre Bayou Players will conclude its fall 2015 season with a devised theatre piece titled “A Journey of Ms. Adventures” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-14, with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 15, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium.

November 14 - 7:30pm
Award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil will give a free reading from her works at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at McNeese State University.

Banners at McNeese State University will present the Grammy Award-winning Paquito D’Rivera in concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in Tritico Theatre.

McNeese ranks second among public and private schools in Louisiana for affordable tuition, fourth for the best average starting salary and fifth for the best college education value.

Dalton Hinton, a senior from Moss Bluff, and Truclinh Truong, a senior from Lake Charles, have been named as McNeese’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen.

The Market Basket Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to McNeese State University for the Market Basket Academic Scholarship.