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Month: May 2018

Dr. Ann Warner stands with Lauren Courville, Lindsey Bufford and Dr. Tari Dilks

McNeese Recognizes National Nurses Week May 6-12

May 7, 2018

***National Nurses Week is May 6-12. This week celebrates the nursing profession and the vital roles nurses play in health care in their communities. The week always begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Nurse Nightingale is credited with establishing nursing as a modern profession. Two McNeese State…

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Melissa Northcutt of McNeese receives a check from the Rev. Nathan Long, Ashley Ivey-Atkins and Deacon Glenn Viau of St. Louis Catholic High School.

McNeese Receives Donation for Criminal Justice Scholarship

May 7, 2018

Former Lake Charles Police Chief Sam Ivey has given $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Chief Sam Ivey Criminal Justice Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at St. Louis Catholic High School majoring in criminal justice or another sociology field. On hand for the presentation are, from…

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Budding Talents is on display from May 3-June 8

McNeese student interns featured in Imperial Calcasieu Museum art exhibit

May 4, 2018

Six McNeese State University visual arts students are being recognized for their hard work and support as interns at the Imperial Calcasieu Museum with an exhibit, “Budding Talents,” from May 3 – June 8 in the Gibson-Barham Gallery. This diverse collection of artwork opens with a public reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the…

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McNeese Summer Reading Program Scheduled

May 4, 2018

The McNeese State University Summer Reading Clinic will be offered June 4-28 for students entering grades 2-6. This summer program offers reading enriched activities from 9:30 a.m.-noon Mondays through Thursdays. During this time students will receive one-on-one tutoring for 60 minutes each day. They will also participate in activities with a master teacher. The fee…

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Lindsey Johnson concentrates on her drawing

McNeese Graduate Pursues MFA in Italy

May 4, 2018

When McNeese State University graduate Lindsey Johnson moved to Florence, Italy, two years ago to work on a Master of Fine Arts from the Studio Arts College International (SACI), she knew that her days would be spent working long hours to prepare her to be an artist. As her journey comes to a close this…

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Barbara and DePorres Cormier present a check to Richard Reid of McNeese

Donation made to McNeese Cormier Scholarship

May 4, 2018

Barbara and DePorres Cormier of Stone Mountain, Ga., have presented a $10,000 donation for the Melvin J. and Theresa Cormier Sr. Scholarship established in memory of DePorres’ late parents through the McNeese State University Foundation. On hand for the presentation, from left, are DePorres and Barbara Cormier, and Richard H. Reid, vice president for university…

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Mickey Mancuso and Petula Glaspie of Citgo present a check to Dr. Lonnie Phelps of McNeese

CITGO Presents Donation to McNeese College of Business

May 4, 2018

CITGO Petroleum Corp. has presented a $4,750 donation for business scholarships in the McNeese College of Business through the McNeese State University Foundation. On hand for the donation are, from left, Mickey Mancuso, human resources business partner at CITGO, Dr. Lonnie Phelps, interim college dean, and Petula Glaspie, human resources business partner at CITGO.

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