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McNeese State University Welcomes Dr. Daryl Burckel as its 7th President!
From left: Dr. Philip Williams, George Swift, and Dr. Daryl Burckel Dr. Daryl Burckel has been selected as the seventh President of McNeese State University. Burckel, a two-time graduate of McNeese, was named by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.  For the full story, visit the University of Louisiana System.

April 25 - 7:00pm
Dr. Jack Levin
Northeastern University Professor Emeritus Dr. Jack Levin will present a lecture on the sociology behind mass murder at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, at Tritico Theater as part of the 2017 Banners at McNeese State University season.

Dr. Joe Ann Clark and Kathleen McFarlain
Dr. Kiran Boggavarapu, head of the McNeese State University Department of Chemistry and Physics and an associate professor of chemistry, is a co-editer and a co-contributor of the recently released book, “Clusters: Structure, Bonding and Reactivity,” published by Springer.

Andrew Steiner
The McNeese Department of Performing Arts will present a free junior piano recital by Andrew Steiner of Lake Charles at 7 p.m. Monday, April 24, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

Jane Clark
The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior harp recital by Jane Clark of Okemos, Michigan, at 5 p.m. Monday, April 24, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex.

April 22 - 3:00pm
Movie poster for Free State of Jones
For its final film of the 2017 season, Banners at McNeese State University will present a free screening of The “Free State of Jones” at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Cinemark Movie Theatre in Lake Charles

Meghan Fleming artwork
Meghan Fleming, associate professor of art at McNeese State University, is one of 37 Louisiana artists to be featured in the recent book, “Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape,” written by New Orleans native John Kemp and published by the University of Mississippi Press.

(April 13, 2017) Six orientation sessions are offered this summer for incoming freshmen for the 2017 summer session or fall semester at McNeese State University. All first-time freshmen are required to attend a one-day orientation, which includes orientation, academic advising and class registration for their first semester at McNeese. Orientations will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 17, May 25, June 7, June 23, June 29 and July 12 in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Students must register in advance for the orientation date they plan to attend by going online to

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CITGO Petroleum Corp. has presented a $5,000 donation for business scholarships in the McNeese College of Business.

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Keri and Rob McCorquodale, as well as Keri's brother, Jeff Forbess, have given $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Sherry Blount Memorial Nursing Scholarship