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McNeese Awards Emeritus Titles

Seven past faculty members were awarded emeritus status.

McNeese State University has honored seven past faculty members and administrators with emeritus status for their exemplary service to students, the university and the community. Emeritus titles are awarded to retired faculty and administrators in recognition of distinguished academic careers and professional contributions and those who have served significant portions of their careers at McNeese.…
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McNeese Student Selected for NASA Internship

Anthony Miller works with Dr. T. Gregory Guzik at Louisiana State University.

McNeese State University engineering junior Anthony Miller, of Sulphur, is one of 13 undergraduates from Louisiana institutions to receive a NASA-funded summer internship focused on what happens inside thunderstorm cells at high altitudes. This 10-week internship looks into the correlation of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, electric fields and lightning strikes in storms. This project revolves around…
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McNeese students participate in NASA-funded project

Engineering and computer science majors outside of the Columbia Scientific Balloon Center in Palestine, Texas.

Three student teams from McNeese State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science traveled to NASA’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Center in Palestine, Texas, to participate in the Louisiana Aerospace Catalysts Experiences for Students balloon project. The balloon project is designed to give students a hands-on experience with an aerospace project and is funded through NASA’s…
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McNeese student receives prestigious medical research internship

Robert Rutz will study in Bethesda, Maryland for a 10-week summer internship.

For the 15th straight year, McNeese State University is sending a student to the prestigious Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a 10-week public health-oriented summer research internship program. Biological science major Robert Rutz, a senior from Moss Bluff, will work as a lab assistant running experiments…
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McNeese arts majors selected to internationally recognized arts school

Shelby Roberie and Madison Augustine are pictured with some of their ceramic artwork.

Two McNeese State University senior art majors will be attending the internationally recognized Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, this summer to learn from some of the best artists in the country. Madison Augustine, of Fenton, and Shelby Roberie, of Welsh, were selected by the visual arts department faculty from among all…
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McNeese ABA graduate program one of only 20 nationally accredited

Kylie Hernandez, Linda Johnson and Jasmine Mitchell are all interns with the McNeese Autism Program

McNeese State University’s psychology graduate program in applied behavior analysis is the only one in Louisiana accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International and one of only 20 accredited programs in the nation, according to Dr. Cameron Melville, coordinator of the psychology graduate program at McNeese. “And an article in the ABAI journal, Behavior…
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McNeese summer camps offered by College of Engineering & Computer Science and College of Science & Agriculture


Alligators, robots, agribusiness ventures and crime scene investigations are the topics for four summer programs for high school students July 16-Aug. 3 offered by the McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Science and Agriculture. The crocodilian biochemistry internship program offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to…
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Spring 2018 Honor Graduates

Spring 2018 commencement program cover

Eighteen McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 12, at Burton Coliseum. Five students were recognized for earning a 4.0 GPA throughout their college careers. Joseph R. Dronet, Lake Charles, political science Blane E. Edwards, Lake Charles, chemistry Rebecca Yvonne Harris, DeRidder elementary education…
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McNeese offers small business workshop on interview techniques


A seminar titled “Legal and Effective Interview Techniques for Small Businesses” will be offered from 3-5 p.m., Thursday, May 24, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese, Sasol North America and the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance.…
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McNeese Beta Gamma Sigma Initiates and Student Awards for College of Business


Twenty-seven business students have been inducted into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Business Honor Society. Lake Charles business leader Rick Richard, president of the Empire of the SEED, was the guest speaker for the ceremony. Membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, which stands for honor, wisdom and earnestness respectively, is the…
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