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April 1 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
GradFest 2015 will be held for spring graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the Holbrook Student Union.

Citgo Petroleum Corp. has presented a $5,000 donation to the Pride of McNeese Marching Band in support of the band’s attendance at the McNeese-LSU football game in Tiger Stadium on Sept. 5.

April 1 - 6:00pm
The French film “La Grande Illusion (Grand Illusion)” will be screened at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall.

March 31 - 7:00pm
Amy Fleury
A free poetry reading by award-winning poet Amy Fleury will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the Stream Alumni Center as part of the 2015 Banners Season.

March 30 - 6:00pm
The family animated film, “Ernest & Celestine,” will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall at McNeese State University.

student wearing Google glasses
McNeese has received a $102,590 grant from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce to help lead innovation and economic development in Southwest Louisiana.
McNeese has received a $102,590 grant from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce to help lead innovation and economic development in Southwest Louisiana

Drawing is one of six studio concentrations—graphic design, ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography—offered by the Department of Visual Arts
Drawing is one of six studio concentrations—graphic design, ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography—offered by the Department of Visual Arts.   Students develop their artistic talents under the guidance of nationally known art professors in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.  

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.
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.

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.

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.

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