The Harold Pearson Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at McNeese State University with a donation of $15,247.39 from the estate of Harold L. Pearson.
Al Cochran, a 1965 engineering graduate of McNeese State University, has donated $20,000 to the university to establish the Alfred Cochran Civil Engineering Scholarship.
McNeese's College of Engineering ranks third among all public and private institutions in the nation with the greatest lifetime return on investment for its engineering majors.
McNeese will host a free seminar titled "Networking for Business" on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 5-7 p.m. on the second floor of the SEED Center.
McNeese will host a Cowboy Kickoff Dinner and Showcase fundraiser for the McNeese Band travel fund Friday, Aug. 21, in Burton Coliseum.
The McNeese State University Foundation has received a $60,000 donation from the McNeese Black Alumni Chapter.
The Merrill Lynch Invitational Golf Tournament, co-sponsored with the McNeese State University Alumni Association, recently donated $80,317 through the McNeese Foundation.
McNeese State University President Dr. Philip Williams accepted a $135,000 donation from Rick and Donna Richard of Lake Charles to create a scholarship
Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2015 fall semester have until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 19 to pay fees. Fall classes begin Aug. 24.