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Month: June 2018

The College National Finals Rodeo runs through Saturday, June 16.

McNeese Rodeo Update

June 13, 2018

After three days of competition, several McNeese State University rodeo members are currently among the top 20 in the various categories of competition at the 70th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., that runs through Saturday, June 16. After three go rounds in steer wrestling, Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, is ranked No. 2 and Remey…

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McNeese hosts free business workshop

June 13, 2018

A free seminar titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 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. Topics include entrepreneurship readiness, writing a business plan, sources of funding…

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Tyler Sheldon, McNeese MFA student has has his first book published.

McNeese MFA Student Publishes First Book

June 11, 2018

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Tyler Robert Sheldon has had his first poetry collection, “Driving Together,” published by Meadowlark Books in Emporia, Kansas. Sheldon, originally from Hutchinson, Kansas, is currently a second-year graduate student in the MFA Creative Writing program. He has a Master of Arts in English from Emporia State University.…

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Seven past faculty members were awarded emeritus status.

McNeese Awards Emeritus Titles

June 11, 2018

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

McNeese Student Selected for NASA Internship

June 7, 2018

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

McNeese students participate in NASA-funded project

June 7, 2018

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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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese Late Summer Registration Set

June 7, 2018

Students can still register for the regular summer 2018 session at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration June 8-12. Students must be admitted to the university prior to registration and should see an adviser to get their alternate PIN, if required, prior to registration. To register, students can go…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

Spring 2018 President’s Honor List

June 4, 2018

The President’s Honor List for the spring 2018 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average or better while carrying at least 15 semester hours. A senior eligible for graduation but carrying less than 15 hours…

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Spring 2018 Honor Roll List

June 4, 2018

The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2018 spring semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more semester hours. Honor Roll is as follows: LAKE CHARLES: Devonte’ Isaiah Aaron, Brennan Alexander Abadie, Jasmine Noell Abel, Nicholas R. Abshire, Marie…

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

McNeese student receives prestigious medical research internship

June 4, 2018

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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