A bronze statue titled "The Cowboy" by legendary western painter and sculptor Buck McCain was officially dedicated Aug. 14 at the Jack V. Doland Field House.
A one-stop registration help desk will be available to students during late fall registration Aug. 23-27 at McNeese State University.
McNeese is one of 19 universities awarded a grant in a national competition to advance and strengthen regional economies. McNeese will use the $102,590 grant to become the hub of innovation for Southwest Louisiana business and industry.
The McNeese State University Banners Cultural Season is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Union Pacific donated $10,000 for the 2014 Banners Season. Drew Tessier, left, Union Pacific director of public affairs, presented the donation to Patricia Prudhomme, Banners director.
Joe Racca, a visual arts major at McNeese, won a Student Silver Addy award at the recent American Advertising Federation's national conference.
McNeese Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Judy Hand has been selected to perform at the 2013 National Flute Association convention.
McNeese State University ranks third in Louisiana among all public and private institutions with the greatest lifetime return on investment for its graduates.
McNeese State University alumnus Michael Shewmaker has received a 2013 Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry from Stanford University.
Students who have enrolled and registered online for McNeese's fall semester have until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22 to pay fees. Fall classes begin Aug. 26.
The McNeese State University Banners Cultural Season is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Knight Media Printing Inc. has donated $5,000 to Banners. On hand for the donation are, from left, Patricia Prudhomme, Banners director, Chris Ehlers, KMI chief operating officer, and Chuck Ehlers, KMI president and CEO.