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William Rose in recital
A McNeese State University faculty recital - featuring William Rose, an associate professor of music and multi-instrumentalist - will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 in St. Luke Simpson United Methodist Church in Lake Charles.

Guest Speaker
"Louisiana Roots" is the theme of this fall's Senior Adult Group Encounter (SAGE) program at McNeese State University.

For the second consecutive year, McNeese State University is ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category in the 2014 edition of "America's Best Colleges" published by U.S. News and World Report.

The fall McNeese State University Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Recreational Complex.

Administrators sign paperwork
Sowela Technical Community College and McNeese State University announced opportunities for cross enrollment by students from both institutions and residential housing at McNeese for Sowela students.

McNeese has 15 Greek-lettered fraternities and sororities representing over 400 students.
McNeese has 15 Greek-lettered fraternities and sororities representing over 400 students. Forty-two percent of McNeese Greek students have a 3.5 or higher GPA.

The Entrance Wall Plaza represents McNeese's six colleges: College of Business, Burton College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts, College of Nursing and College of Science.
The Entrance Plaza Wall, directly behind the Horse and Rider statue represents McNeese's six colleges: College of Business, Burton College of Education, College of Engineering, College of LIberal Arts, College of Nursing and College of Science. During Freshman Orientation, students walkt through the opening of the wall into campus signifying their entrance into college.

The SEED Center is a partnership between the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, the city of Lake Charles and McNeese.
The three-story, 52,000 square-foot facility is located at 4310 Ryan Street, across from the McNeese campus.  The facility will serve as the central location for economic development for Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes and as a catalyst for the creation, retention and recruiting of businesses and high quality, diversified jobs. The SEED Center is a partnership between the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, the city of Lake Charles and McNeese. Merging existing resources into one facility creates an economical, efficient and effective one-stop shop with the services, technology and experience to capitalize on economic development opportunities for all of Southwest Louisiana. ...more

Exterior of Burton Dorm
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Aug. 16 to open the doors of the new $7.2 million Burton Residence Hall.

Outside of the SEED Center
The $13 million Southwest Louisiana Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Center is now officially open for business.

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