McNeese State University captured the National Men’s All-Around Championship Saturday night at the 69th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.
Two members of the McNeese State University rodeo team have qualified for Saturday’s (June 17) finals at the 69th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo.
(June 14, 2017) After three days of competition, several McNeese State University rodeo members are currently among the top 25 in the various categories of competition at the 69th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., that runs through Saturday, June 17. After two go rounds, Cole Frey, Morganza, is the leader in the steer wrestling competition. He placed fifth in his first go and was No. 1 in his second go that took him to the current top spot. Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, is in 14th place in steer wrestling after two go rounds. He placed ninth in the first go round, but tied for 19th place in the second go round. Both Frey and Soileau will compete in their third go rounds in this category on Thursday, June 15. Frey is also 14th in team roping after two go rounds.
First Federal Bank of Louisiana has donated $5,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the First Federal Bank of Louisiana Scholarship.
Students can still register for the regular summer 2017 session at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration June 9-13.
McNeese State University’s radio station KBYS 88.3 FM offers a popular weekly rock ‘n’ roll program called “School of Rock” at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Hosted by McNeese faculty Dr. Ray Miles and Dr. Jeff Lemke.
McNeese State University’s radio station KBYS 88.3 FM offers a popular weekly rock ‘n’ roll program called “School of Rock” at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. The weekly radio show - hosted by Dr. Ray Miles, McNeese history professor and director of the Doré School of Graduate Studies, and Dr. Jeff Lemke, professor of music is focused on bringing music appreciation and education to a wide audience. Miles stresses that the show is meant to be both informative and fun. “We both love what is broadly called rock n’ roll music, but we approach it from different directions,” he says. “If you understand the question ‘Beatles or Rolling Stones?’ then I am Rolling Stones and Dr. Lemke is Beatles!” Repeat broadcasts of the show are available at 4 p.m. on Sundays and 11 p.m. on Wednesdays.
The McNeese State University College of Nursing and Health Professions’ baccalaureate nursing degree program has been granted continuing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2017 spring semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more semester hours.
The President’s Honor List for the spring 2017 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average or better while carrying at least 15 semester hours. A senior eligible for graduation but carrying less than 15 hours is also provided that student was on the President’s Honor List the previous semester.