The Governor's Program for Gifted Children- a seven-week summer residential program on the McNeese State University campus - will present two theatre productions and a concert July 24-27 as part of its closing activities.
McNeese State University Athletics Director Tommy McClelland has been selected to become the next athletic director at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. McClelland has led the athletics department at McNeese since 2007.
The McNeese State University Burton College of Education is sponsoring its annual teaching and learning conference for PK-12 educators August 1-2 on the McNeese Campus. "Literacy, Numeracy and Technology" is the theme of this year's conference.
McNeese State University students are discovering the beneficial aspects of internships while working toward a degree.
(July 8, 2013) The McNeese State University Alumni Association has donated $35,000 to establish the McNeese Alumni Association Scholarship #6 and the McNeese Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship #7 through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are, from left, McNeese President Dr. Philip C. Williams, Blake McCaskill, alumni association president, and Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the foundation.
The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club recently donated $10,000 to McNeese for the Greater Lake Charles Rotary Scholarship Fund, which was established with the Foundation in 1992.
Dr. Eric A. Sanders, a McNeese State University graduate, has established a planned gift through the McNeese Foundation to support the Theresa Sanders Memorial Scholarship.
McElroy, Quirk & Burch of Lake Charles has donated $2,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the McNeese accounting program in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics in the College of Business. On hand for the donation are, from left, Mollie Broussard, McElroy, Quirk & Burch director, Dr. Bruce Swindle, department head, and Jason Guillory, also a McElroy, Quirk & Burch director.
Amy Fleury, associate professor of English and director of the McNeese creative writing program, has released a new collection of poetry titled, "Sympathetic Magic," published by the Southern Illinois University Press.