Dr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Watson have given $9,000 to the McNeese Foundation to establish the Carol and Tom Watson Rodeo Scholarship at McNeese State University.
Twenty-two McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in spring commencement ceremonies. Five students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers.
Seven McNeese State University men's and women's rodeo team members have qualified for the 65th College National Finals Rodeo to be held June 9-15 in Casper, Wyo.
Registration for McNeese State University’s summer sessions is currently underway through June 3, while registration for the fall semester is underway through Aug. 19.
McNeese State University is launching a radio station - 88.3 FM KBYS (Cowboys), and is holding a contest to determine the logo and slogan.
Award winners for the 26th annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition have been selected. This year’s competition attracted 726 entries from 242 artists from throughout the United States and is part of the McNeese State University Banners Cultural Season.
Jon C. Wall Jr., a biological science senior from Sulphur, and Taylor Beth-Elaine Beard, a government senior from Grand Lake, have been selected Mr. McNeese and Miss McNeese of the 2013 Spring Court.
The McNeese Department of Visual Arts will host the Spring Senior Exhibition April 25-May 16 in the Abercrombie Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center at McNeese State University.
McNeese State University alumnus Adam Johnson has won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction with his novel, “The Orphan Master’s Son,” set in North Korea.