McNeese State University civil engineering students won first place in the overall surveying competition at the recent 2014 Deep South Regional American Society of Civil Engineers Student Conference.
Heather Ryan Kelley, professor of art at McNeese, will have one of her works – a collage titled “Portrait” - featured on the cover of an upcoming issue of the James Joyce Quarterly, published by the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma.
Students who have enrolled and registered online for McNeese State University’s 2014 summer classes have until 4:30 p.m. June 4 to pay fees. Classes begin June 9 for the regular summer session.
Registration is underway for the 2014 McNeese State University Teaching and Learning Conference for PK-12 educators July 31-Aug. 1 sponsored by the McNeese Burton College of Education.
(May 15, 2014) McNeese State University's College of Engineering will offer a summer engineering academy July 14-Aug. 1 for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing science and engineering careers. The summer program gives students a broad exposure to engineering disciplines (chemical, civil, electrical and mechanical) by offering hands-on projects dealing with real life engineering issues, according to Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, dean of the college. Classes will be offered from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday in Drew Hall. Day trips are scheduled for the NASA Space Center in Houston, Texas, Creole Nature Trail, New Orleans, Avery Island, Bel's Hackberry hunting lodge and a canoe trip.
McNeese State University awarded 819 diplomas and 29 certificates to 792 students at the university’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17, at Burton Coliseum.
McNeese State University will hold its spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Burton Coliseum, with 818 candidates--the largest graduating class in McNeese history - expected to receive degrees.
(May 13, 2014) The 2014 session of the Governor's Program for Gifted Children at McNeese State University will be held June 8-July 26 and is currently accepting applications. The seven-week summer residential program is held on campus as a summer arts and humanities program for gifted students in Louisiana.
Morri Creech, a 1998 MFA Alumnus, was one of three finalists for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry with his book, "The Sleep of Reason."