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McNeese Receives Donation for Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Chip LeMieux and Dwight Bertrand of McNeese accept a check from Edwin F. Hunter III of The Fritz Lang and Lee Berwick Foundations.

The Fritz Lang and Lee Berwick Foundations recently donated $15,000 to the McNeese Foundation for the McNeese State University Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences. On hand for the presentation are from left to right: Dr. Chip LeMieux, school director and associate dean of the College of Science and Agriculture, Edwin F. Hunter III,…

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McNeese Named a 2018 Military Friendly School

Military Friendly School round seal

McNeese State University has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly School for the third consecutive year by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. Victory Media provides service members and their families with data-driven sources about post-military education and career…

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77th Annual Messiah Set

Tritico Theatre, McNeese State University

The venue for the 77th performance of Handel’s “Messiah” scheduled for 3 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 3, has changed – the performance is moving back into the historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University. The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra presentation is a long-standing tradition marking the start of the holiday season in…

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Final McNeese Fall SAGE Lecture Set

Dr. Robert Carriker

The 2017 Fall McNeese State University Sage Series concludes with a lecture from Dr. Robert Carriker, professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, titled “Adventures with ‘Dr. Boudin’ and the Accidental Invention of the Boudin and Cracklin King Cake” at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the McNeese SEED Center. Carriker, or…

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McNeese Partners With Calcasieu Parish School Board and CITGO to Bring STEM Education Program to Elementary Students

Huanrong Ouyang of McNeese helps 6th grader Ava Lankford with her robot.

McNeese State University has partnered with the Calcasieu Parish School System and CITGO to bring STEM education to over 900 elementary students in 23 participating elementary schools through a national program called Engineering is Elementary. EiE is a national STEM education program developed by the Museum of Science in Boston, Mass., that is designed to…

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McNeese Receives Donation to Establish Boyer Scholarship

Lee and Jim Boyer with Martha Boyer LaBorde present a check to Richard Reid and Dr. Daryl Burckel of McNeese.

Lee Boyer, Jim Boyer and Martha Boyer LaBorde have given $30,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the William and Margaret Boyer Scholarship in memory of their parents, William and Margaret Boyer. On hand for the presentation are from left Lee Boyer, Jim Boyer, Martha Boyer LaBorde, Richard H. Reid, vice president for…

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McNeese Hosts Guest Recital

Fred VanNess

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will host a free vocal recital featuring McNeese alumnus Fred C. VanNess Jr. at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Tritico Theatre. VanNess, a tenor noted for his domineering voice, is a native of Kinder. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in…

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McNeese Receives Donation from Cops and Jocks for Scholarships and Women’s Golf

Richard Reid and Coach Mike Fluty of McNeese receives check from Alan Heisser of Cops and Jocks

Cops and Jocks has donated $18,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation – $15,000 for the Don Dixon and Alan Heisser Academic Scholarship #6 and $3,000 for women’s golf – from its recent golf tournament held at L’Auberge Casino Resort. On hand for the presentation are from left: Richard H. Reid, vice president for university…

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McNeese Hosts South Louisiana Nursing Research Day

Front view of SEED Center

The South Louisiana Intercollegiate Nursing Research Day will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This event is hosted by the Kappa Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International in partnership with McNeese’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. Nursing education, primary care and…

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McNeese Lecture Set

Close up of book cover and title of Christmas Stories from Louisiana

Drs. Dorothy and Kenneth Robbins will present a lecture titled “Christmas Stories From Louisiana” at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in the McNeese SEED Center as part of the 2017 Fall Sage Series at McNeese State University. Their lecture is based on their edited book of holiday stories with the same name that features a…

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