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Month: April 2018

Kids College poster

McNeese 2018 Summer Kids College Set

April 23, 2018

McNeese State University Leisure Learning is offering “A STEAM Adventure” summer program as part of its Kids College from May 28-Aug. 10 for children entering grades 1­-8. The 11-week program will offer activities, projects and field trips for students interested in engineering, nature, forensics, airplanes and rockets, physical science, chemistry and so much more. The…

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2018 McNeese Engineering Banquet Awards

April 23, 2018

Several McNeese State University students and a faculty member were recognized by the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the 2018 Engineering Banquet. Engineering students receiving awards were: Jennifer Doucet, from Grand Coteau, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Award recognizing a mechanical engineering junior for academic and professional excellence; Erin Bryson, from Lake Charles,…

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McNeese Names 2018-2019 Honors College Recipients

April 23, 2018

Twenty-eight students have been selected for the McNeese State University Honors College for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Dr. Scott Goins, honors college director. Founded in 2000, the McNeese Honors College is designed to attract students with strong academic records who desire an alternative course of instruction at the college level, said Goins. The…

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Tabula Rasa by Heather Ryan Kelly

McNeese Arts Briefs

April 23, 2018

Heather Ryan Kelley, a McNeese art professor, has had a print titled “Tabula Rasa” included as a part of two national juried exhibitions – The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial at the Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University College of Arts and Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the 2018 Delta National Exhibition at the Bradbury…

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The Malpass Brothers stand with guitars

Country’s Malpass Brothers to Perform as Part of McNeese Banners

April 23, 2018

The Malpass Brothers, a duo that plays music inspired by classic country artists, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in McNeese State University’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season. The Malpass Brothers don’t just sound retro…they are retro! As young boys, Christopher and Taylor Malpass soaked up…

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Aisholpan stands with an eagle on her hand

McNeese Banners concludes season with film

April 23, 2018

The 2018 Banners at McNeese State University season concludes with a free public screening of the documentary, “The Eagle Huntress,” at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Stokes Auditorium in McNeese’s Hardtner Hall.   The G-rated film follows the story of Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl from Mongolia, as she attempts to become the first…

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McNeese presents Huerta and Young in joint senior recital

April 23, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital featuring Diana Huerta on trumpet and Tyler Young on Tuba at 7 p.m. April 30 in Tritico Theatre. Both will be assisted on piano by Lina Morita. Huerta will perform “Voluntary No. 1” by William Boyce, “Concerto…

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McNeese Hosts Joint Junior Recital

April 23, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free joint junior vocal recital featuring Lindsey Bower and Amy Phillips at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Phillips, a mezzo-soprano from Livingston, Texas, played the leading role of Lily in the…

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McNeese Presents Spring Choirs and Ensembles Concert

April 23, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers and the Men’s and Women’s Ensembles in a free spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Tritico Theatre. The concert is under the direction of Darryl Jones, director of choral activities. The Women’s…

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Haden Cooley and Bethany Lejeune are first place winner and runner up as the 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year at McNeese.

McNeese People on Campus

April 20, 2018

McNeese State University student Haden Cooley, of Welsh, has been recognized as the McNeese 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year. Cooley works in the Recreational Sports Complex. Bethany Lejeune, of Mermentau, was the other finalist for this award. Lejeune works in the admissions and recruiting office. McNeese currently employs 563 students throughout the…

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