Dr. Thomas R. Laehn, assistant professor of government at McNeese State University, has just released his first book titled, "Pliny's Defense of Empire," which was simultaneously printed in both the United States and Great Britain by English publisher Routledge. "My book is on the political philosophy of a Roman imperial official named Pliny the Elder," said Laehn. "Pliny was the procurator, or chief financial officer, of several Roman provinces, a personal adviser to the Emperor Vespasian and the author of the world's first encyclopedia, "The Natural History." He died in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D.
Axiall Corp. has donated $5,000 to McNeese State University through the Foundation to be divided between the colleges of business and engineering and engineering technology.
The McNeese State University Theatre Bayou Players will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7:30 p.m. April 17-20, with a 2 p.m. matinee April 21 in the Shearman Fine Art Performing Arts Theatre.
Lake Charles Coca-Cola Bottling Co. has donated $10,000 to McNeese State University for endowed student scholarships.
A Relay for Life event to raise awareness and funds for cancer will be held April 13 on the McNeese State University Campus.
Dr. Ioannis Miaoulis, president and director of the Boston Museum of Science, will be at McNeese State University on Thursday, April 11 to explain how engineering makes all disciplines engaging for all students and all types of learners.
Southwest Beverage Co. Inc. has donated $10,000 to support the 2013 Banners Series.
The 10th annual McNeese State University McLeod Lecture Series - scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, will examine how partisan politics have impacted state legislators and government at all levels.
The 26th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition opens with a reception honoring the exhibiting artists at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Grand Gallery located in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex