McNeese State University’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, according to the 2015 College ROI Report by PayScale, Inc., the world's leading provider of on-demand compensation data and software. Depending on whether financial aid is or isn’t included in the ROI calculations, McNeese graduates have a 20-year net ROI of between $1,079,600 (no aid) or $1,104,600 (with aid). Rice University ranked at the top with a lifetime ROI of $1,168,400 followed by University of California –Berkeley at $1,103,100. “McNeese has received a lot of national attention over the past four years for its outstanding academic programs and affordability,” said Dr.
McNeese State University’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, according to the 2015 College ROI Report by PayScale, Inc.
Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Pinnacle Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty achievement in each of the McNeese colleges.
Six McNeese State University faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Pinnacle Excellence Awards established by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. – the parent company of L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles - to recognize the best teaching professor in each of the McNeese colleges—business, education, engineering, liberal arts, nursing and science. Pinnacle Entertainment Director of Public Relations Kerry Andersen and McNeese President Dr. Philip C. Williams presented the educators with their awards totaling $30,000 during a ceremony held March 24 at McNeese’s Stream Alumni Center. From left to right are: Williams, Dr. Yvette M. Garner, Burton College of Education, Dr. Dimitrios Dermisis, College of Engineering, Dr. C. Martin Konou, College of Business, Dr.
March 31 - 7:00pm
The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present Jordan Moore in a free senior trumpet recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31.
March 28 - 7:30pm
The award-winning Warren Hood Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2015 Banners at McNeese season.
March 27 - 7:30pm
The five-member acoustic group, Run Boy Run, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese
The McNeese State University Cowboys for St. Jude letter writing fundraiser – which is open to the public - will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Recreational Complex.
March 26 - 7:30pm
Award-winning pianist Sean Chen will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Tritico Theatre at McNeese State University.
March 24 - 7:30pm
The McNeese Performing Arts Department will host a free faculty/guest recital on Tuesday, March 24, in Tritico Theatre.
March 23 - 7:30pm
The Department of Performing Arts will present Justin Windemiller in a free senior clarinet recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Tritico Theatre of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.
March 23 - 3:00pm
The McNeese State University SAGE Series will present a lecture by Richard Campanella titled “Bourbon Street: A History” from 3-4 p.m. Monday, March 23.