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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.

Award Winners
Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2014 Pinnacle Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty achievement in each of the McNeese colleges.

check presentation
Brask Inc. recently donated $15,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Brask Inc. Engineering Scholarship in the College of Engineering.

movie poster
A free screening of the 2008 Norwegian film, “Troubled Water,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Central School Arts and Humanities Center by Calcasieu Cinema International.