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SpringPreview Day will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012 High school students, parents, & guests are invited to attend McNeese's High School Preview Day called "Cowboy Q & A Day" from 10:00am-12:00pm. Details of the event are found below. 10:00am, Registration at table in the Quad Area 10:00am - 12:00pm, Department/Degree Program browse in the Quad - several departments & service areas of McNeese will be available for you to ask questions.

The college will host open houses for the community and for high school juniors and seniors as part of National Engineers Week 2012 activities Feb. 27-28.

McNeese State University faculty Dr. Kiran Boggavarapu, assistant professor of chemistry, and Dr. Anil K. Kandalam, assistant professor of physics, have once again collaborated with research colleagues from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland to discover something new

Circus Incognitus
The membership campaign for the 20th season of the Banners Cultural Series at McNeese State University is in full swing. Twenty events will take place between Feb. 26 and May 12, and will range from a Bollywood style of belly dancing to singing the blues.

A trio that is part of Chaac Percusiones Mexico will play prehistoric percussion music from Mexico in a free concert at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Central Library

The first annual University of Louisiana System Academic Summit will be held on Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20, 2012 on the campus of McNeese State University.

A contribution of $30,000 has been made to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Ray A. Todd Jr. Scholarship.   McNeese President Dr. Philip C. Williams, from left, accepts the donation from the Todd children: Elizabeth Todd Martel, Barham Todd and Louis Todd. McNeese Photo

Six McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designations in fall commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 17, at Burton Coliseum. Two students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers -Elizabeth A. Duos, Ville Platte, in mathematics education-Grades 6-12; and Angelica Maria Gonzalez-Pimiento, Bogota, Colombia, in accounting and in finance. The other honor students recognized were: SUMMA CUM LAUDE: Jessica Lynn Aguillard, Lake Charles; Dana Ann Cradeur, Falls City, Neb.; Imelda Octaviana, Jakarta, Indonesia; Anna K. Odom, Kinder. MAGNA CUM LAUDE (3.70-3.89): Amelia Dawn Abshire, Lake Charles; Cameron Nicole Arthur, DeRidder; Ashish Bhatia, Chandigorh, India; Jennifer C.

Dr. Jeanne Daboval, provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at McNeese State University, will confer degrees on 717 students at the university’s fall commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17.

The McNeese State University Banners Cultural Series is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Knight Media Printing Inc. has donated $7,000 for the Banners Series.