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The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club recently donated $10,000 from the proceeds of its annual auction to McNeese State University for the Greater Lake Charles Rotary Scholarship Fund.

The McNeese Department of Chemistry and Physics has collaborated with General and Basic Studies and the College of Business to initiate two new degree concentrations now available to students interested in seeking employment with area industry.

art exhibit by Reinauer
Lisa Reinauer, professor of art from the McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts, will be featured in a solo exhibition – “Summer of the Periodical Cicada”

Dr. Michael Crawford
Dr. Michael J. Crawford, associate professor of history at McNeese State University, has released a new book titled “The Fight for Status and Privilege in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile, 1465-1598.”

Professor Girard
Dr. Philippe R. Girard, professor and head of the history department at McNeese State University, has been awarded a Sheila Biddle Ford Fellowship to Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute.

Artwork by Kelley
Heather Ryan Kelley, a McNeese State University professor of art, is one of three artists to be featured in an exhibition that runs through June 26 at the Baton Rouge Gallery.

rodeo team
Seven McNeese State University men’s and women’s rodeo team members have qualified for the 66th College National Finals Rodeo to be held June 15-21 in Casper, Wyo.

Twenty-eight McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 17, at Burton Coliseum.

(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.

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