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Joseph Drinkard
McNeese State University student Joseph Drinkard won the university division of the 2017 SEED Center Business Pitch Competition sponsored by the SEED Center Business Incubator.

Participants of the McNeese State University Harp Camp will present a free musical program at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 28, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

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The McNeese State University Agriculture Alumni Chapter recently donated $15,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese Agriculture Alumni Scholarship #2.

LaACES Team Highlight
A student team from McNeese State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is headed to Southern Illinois University on Aug. 21 to take part in a NASA-sponsored real-time scientific study of the first total solar eclipse over the mainland United States since 1979.

Children at Governor's Program
The 2017 Governor’s Program for Gifted Children at McNeese State University will present two theatre productions and a chorus and large ensemble concert as a finale to its summer program Wednesday-Saturday, July 19-22.

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The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club recently donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Rotary Club of Greater Lake Charles Scholarship.

First Federal bank employees hold check.
First Federal Bank of Louisiana has donated $5,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the First Federal Bank of Louisiana Scholarship.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education seal
The McNeese State University College of Nursing and Health Professions’ baccalaureate nursing degree program has been granted continuing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Barbara and DePorres Cormier, both McNeese State University graduates living at Stone Mountain, Ga., have donated $5,000 through the McNeese Foundation to the Melvin J. and Theresa Cormier Sr. Scholarship

Cowboy Camp students
The McNeese State University campus offers numerous summer activities for area youth of all ages.