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Holiday Card winner
Kenyonna Moses, a junior with a double major in nursing and art, from Angie, La., has won the annual McNeese President’s Holiday Card Contest.

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The McNeese State University Mavericks donated $5,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese radio station KBYS located at 88.3 FM that will be launched in 2014

photo of Leslie Richard
A generous $1 million memorial gift for Cameron Parish native and business man Leslie R. Richard has been given to the McNeese Foundation for academic scholarships.

Dr. Steven Haney
Dr. Steven Rainey, assistant professor of geography at McNeese, has been selected for a Fulbright Award to teach and conduct research for a semester in Brazil at the Federal University of Rondonia in Porto Velho.

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Citgo Petroleum Corp. has presented a $35,000 donation to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Citgo Petroeum Professorship in Engineering.

Police officers sworn in
Four recent graduates of the Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy have been sworn in as McNeese State University police officers.

Dean Osburn
Dr. Toby Osburn has been presented the 2013 Dr. Dan Seymour Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Louisiana Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators.

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Knight Media Inc. has donated $5,000 to Banners at McNeese State University.

Poets and writers magazine cover
For the second consecutive year, Poets & Writers magazine has listed McNeese’s MFA program among the nation’s Top 25 MFA programs in its 2014 MFA Index.

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Cops and Jocks has donated $30,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for two academic scholarships.

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