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For eight consecutive years, McNeese has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities by U.S. News and World Report. We are also consistently ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category.

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Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the foundation, Dr. Matthew Aghili, associate dean of the McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Karen and Ken Chamberlain. Karen’s grandfather is the late Dr. Thomas S. Leary, McNeese’s third president whose portrait is in the background.

McNeese Receives Donation From Past President’s Granddaughter & Husband

Karen and Ken Chamberlain have donated $75,000 to establish the Karen and Ken Chamberlain Scholarship for students of all majors and add funds to the Dr. Thomas S. Leary Past President Engineering Scholarship through the McNeese State University Foundation. Karen, a management graduate of McNeese, is the granddaughter of McNeese’s third president – the late…

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers perform with bagpipes on stage

Banners at McNeese Hosts Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Scotland’s own Red Hot Chilli Pipers, the most famous bagpipe band on the planet, take the stage at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, in McNeese State University’s historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2019 Banners Cultural Season. The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, formed in 2002, bring a dynamic, fun-filled show everywhere they…

Named One of the Best Regional Universities in the South

For Eight Consecutive Years

-U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 1st in Nation

College of Engineering and Computer Science in Return on Investment

-PayScale, Inc - 2018

Ranked 3rd in Louisiana

Among public and private schools for best average starting salary for graduates

-SmartAsset