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Westlake Chemical has donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University College of Engineering through the Foundation for the college's engineering endowment campaign.

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The Dr. Patrick J. Unkel Scholarship has been established by family, friends and colleagues in honor of longtime Lake Charles pediatrician Dr. Patrick J. Unkel through the McNeese Foundation.

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The 2013 McNeese Homecoming parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 and the community is invited to participate.

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Sasol North America Inc. recently donated $15,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation to be divided between the McNeese College of Engineering and the Department of Chemistry and Physics.

Kaufman Hall will remain closed until further notice and all classes scheduled in Kaufman have been relocated to other buildings.

DeRouen Award
The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its two most prestigious awards - the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award and Distinguished Service Award - during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. Weber State Wildcats football game Saturday, Sept. 21.

William Rose in recital
A McNeese State University faculty recital - featuring William Rose, an associate professor of music and multi-instrumentalist - will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 in St. Luke Simpson United Methodist Church in Lake Charles.

For the second consecutive year, McNeese State University is ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category in the 2014 edition of "America's Best Colleges" published by U.S. News and World Report.

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Sowela Technical Community College and McNeese State University announced opportunities for cross enrollment by students from both institutions and residential housing at McNeese for Sowela students.

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The $13 million Southwest Louisiana Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Center is now officially open for business.