"The Nutcracker" is returning to the Lake Area Dec. 13-15 to celebrate its 50th anniversary. This holiday event is presented by the McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts.
McNeese State University conferred degrees on 656 students at the university's fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
The Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony at McNeese will take place Saturday, December 14 at 10 a.m. at Burton Coliseum. Over 700 students are scheduled to receive their diplomas. Ninety-two associate degrees, 532 bachelor's degrees and 140 master's degrees will be awarded to candidates from 34 parishes, 21 states and 18 countries during the ceremony. Dr. Jeanne Daboval, provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at McNeese, will serve as master of ceremonies and confer degrees on candidates. The McNeese Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. Jay Jacobs, will perform the processional, national anthem and recessional. McNeese President Dr. Philip C.
Dr. Henry Sirgo, professor of political science at McNeese State University, has been honored with one of two national Pi Sigma Alpha's Chapter Adviser Recognition Awards for 2013.
McNeese and SOWELA signed an agreement that will make the McNeese Recreational Sports Complex and the university’s intramural sports program available to current students, faculty and staff at SOWELA.
Turner Industries gave $2,500 to the Louisiana Environmental Research Center at McNeese State University.
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.
The McNeese State University Student Art Association will host its annual holiday art sale from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Grand Gallery on the first floor of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.
Registration for McNeese State University’s spring 2014 semester is currently underway through Jan. 10. Spring classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 21.
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