(July 8, 2013) The McNeese State University Alumni Association has donated $35,000 to establish the McNeese Alumni Association Scholarship #6 and the McNeese Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship #7 through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are, from left, McNeese President Dr. Philip C. Williams, Blake McCaskill, alumni association president, and Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the foundation.
The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club recently donated $10,000 to McNeese for the Greater Lake Charles Rotary Scholarship Fund, which was established with the Foundation in 1992.
Dr. Eric A. Sanders, a McNeese State University graduate, has established a planned gift through the McNeese Foundation to support the Theresa Sanders Memorial Scholarship.
McElroy, Quirk & Burch of Lake Charles has donated $2,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the McNeese accounting program in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics in the College of Business. On hand for the donation are, from left, Mollie Broussard, McElroy, Quirk & Burch director, Dr. Bruce Swindle, department head, and Jason Guillory, also a McElroy, Quirk & Burch director.
Amy Fleury, associate professor of English and director of the McNeese creative writing program, has released a new collection of poetry titled, "Sympathetic Magic," published by the Southern Illinois University Press.
The McNeese Department of Visual Arts will host the Foundation Design Juried Exhibition July 8 - Aug. 30 in the Abercrombie Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center at McNeese State University.
The Broussard Group LLC of Lake Charles has donated $5,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese accounting program.
Fourteen high school agriculture teachers are on McNeese's campus learning about plant science through a national CASE Institute hosted by the Harold and Pearl Dripps Agricultural Sciences Department.
Mrs. Ada Vincent has donated $25,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the operation of the new McNeese radio station KBYS that will be launched in 2014.