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(May 30, 2014) A six-week anger management group for adults will be offered on Thursdays from 5:30-7 p.m. starting June 19 by the Kay Dore Counseling Clinic at McNeese State University. The sessions will be held in the clinic located in Room 223 of Farrar Hall.               The group will focus on understanding anger, its triggers and how to effectively express it, learning new techniques to measure anger through communication and conflict resolution, and setting goals on how to use techniques that best fit each participant's lifestyle and values.             Cost is based on a sliding fee scale.

Honorary graduates
awards
During the 142nd commencement ceremony, McNeese State University conferred honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees to Louie D. “Beau” Barbe III and C. Wade Shaddock Jr.

donation presentation
A $4 million gift from the H.C. Drew Estate Endowment will support the new McNeese State University Health and Human Performance Educational Complex.
A $4 million gift from the H.C. Drew Estate Endowment will support the new McNeese State University Health and Human Performance Educational Complex.

Group of engineering winners
McNeese State University civil engineering students won first place in the overall surveying competition at the recent 2014 Deep South Regional American Society of Civil Engineers Student Conference.

graduation diploma
McNeese State University awarded 819 diplomas and 29 certificates to 792 students at the university’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17, at Burton Coliseum.

graduation diploma
McNeese State University will hold its spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Burton Coliseum, with 818 candidates--the largest graduating class in McNeese history - expected to receive degrees.

Award presentation
Twenty business students have been initiated into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Business Honor Society.

Presentation of award
The McNeese State University Banners Cultural Series has received the statewide Outstanding Arts Organization of the Year Award, presented by Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development.

Mr. and Miss McNeese
McNeese State University students Andrew Armand, a nursing senior from Lake Charles, and Sara Dupre, a mass communication senior from Grand Lake, have been selected as Mr. McNeese and Miss McNeese on the 2014 Spring Court.

Student Employee Finalists
Sarah Lowdon, a student employee who works in the Recreation Complex, was named the McNeese 2014 Student Employee of the Year. Lowdon and five other student employees were recognized Tuesday, April 15, during the annual program.

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