(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.
The Broussard Group LLC of Lake Charles has donated $5,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese accounting program.
McNeese State University will offer a variety of electronic learning courses for academic credit during the 2013 fall semester.
Twenty business students have been initiated into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Business Honor Society. Several business awards were also presented at the ceremony.
Lisa Reinauer, professor of art at McNeese State University, received the first place award in The Art Studio, Inc. Members Juried Art Exhibit for 2013 at The Art Studio in Beaumont, Texas.
Jordan Gribble, a senior mass communication major and writer for the Contraband, placed second in the sports writing category at the recent 2013 Society of Professional Journalism Conference