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For the sixth consecutive year, McNeese State University has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report, widely considered to be the foremost authority on college rankings.
(September 13, 2016) For the sixth consecutive year, McNeese State University has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report, widely considered to be the foremost authority on college rankings. In the just released 2017 edition of “Best Colleges,” McNeese is ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category and it is also ranked in the top 50 public schools in the southern region for a sixth consecutive year. “McNeese State University continues to receive national attention for its outstanding academic programs and affordability, said Dr.

Carlin Conner
The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football game Saturday, Sept. 17.

McNeese State University’s online criminal justice program has been ranked No. 5 among the Top 23 schools offering online criminal justice programs in the country by OnlineU's 2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Criminal Justice Degrees.

September 16 - 7:30pm
writer Dustin Hoffman
Fiction writer Dustin M. Hoffman will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall at McNeese State University.

September 16 - 7:00pm
musicians with instruments
The McNeese State University Performing Arts Department will present a free guest artist recital at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Tritico Theatre of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

check presentation
CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Alumni Association to help sponsor 2016 Homecoming week activities Oct. 22-29.

September 9 - 7:00pm
Performing arts faculty with musical instruments
McNeese State University’s Department of Performing Arts will present a free faculty recital at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in Tritico Theatre as part of the department’s fall Faculty/Guest Recital Series.

McNeese State University’s online baccalaureate degree in sociology has been ranked No. 4 among the Top 10 online sociology programs in the country for best value in 2016 by College Values Online.

Studies show that getting engaged with the campus through student life enhances the collegiate experience. Several activities and organizations are open to McNeese students each semester.
Studies show that getting engaged with the campus through student life enhances the collegiate experience.  Several activities and organizations are open to McNeese students each semester. Visit Student Life for more information and a schedule of events for the fall 2016 semester.

The McNeese State University Black Alumni Chapter is sponsoring a scholarship fundraiser – Jazz It Up With Marcus Davis – from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Robert Noland Alumni Pavilion.

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