Al Cochran, a 1965 engineering graduate and a 2016 general studies graduate of McNeese State University, has donated $20,000 to the university through the McNeese Foundation for the Alfred Cochran Civil Engineering Scholarship.
The 2016 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, and the community is invited to participate.
September 28 - 7:30pm to October 2 - 2:00pm
McNeese State University Theatre will kick off its 2016-2017 season this fall with the play, “LIZARD,” Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in Tritico Theatre.
A fundraiser to support the McNeese State University History Department and student scholarships will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Harlequin Restaurant in Lake Charles.
The McNeese State University Ducks Unlimited chapter has recently won two awards at both national and state levels with Ducks Unlimited.
The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football game Saturday, Sept. 17.
CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Alumni Association to help sponsor 2016 Homecoming week activities Oct. 22-29.
McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts graduate Elizabeth Genovise has been named a 2016 O. Henry Prize Story winner. This award is among the nation’s most prestigious honors for best short fiction.
McNeese State University ranks third among public and private schools in Louisiana for both the best average starting salary for its graduates and for the best college education value, according to SmartAsset, a New York City financial technology company.