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Keagan LeJeune
Dr. Keagan LeJeune, professor of English at McNeese State University, has been awarded the 2016 Brian McConnell Book Award by the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research.

Jenn Alandy Trahan
Two graduates of McNeese State University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program have received 2016 Wallace Stegner Fellowships for the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University this fall.

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Union Pacific donated $10,000 for the 2017 Banners season.

Children with recycled robot creations
For 60 years, the McNeese State University Summer Reading Clinic has offered Southwest Louisiana a program to help children in grades 1-5 become better readers through the department of education professions in the Burton College of Education.

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The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club recently donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Rotary Club of Greater Lake Charles Scholarship.

Xiao Han, graduate student
Xiao Han, a graduate student in mechanical engineering at McNeese has recently been named a winner of an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fluid Engineering Division Graduate Scholar of the Year Award.

Concrete canoe team
McNeese State University’s engineering team took home the Spirit of Competition Award at the 29th Annual American Society of Civil Engineering National Concrete Canoe Competition.

Jessica Glodd
Jessica Groves Glodd has joined the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese as the administrative manager and training coordinator.

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The Louisiana Small Business Development Center has received reaccreditation for a five-year period by America’s Small Business Development Centers nationwide network.

Innovation graduates
McNeese’s first class of innovation engineers graduated at the 2016 spring commencement in Burton Coliseum.