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Month: August 2018

William Scheufens

William Scheufens Named McNeese Chief of Police

August 12, 2018

McNeese State University alumnus William Scheufens has been selected as the new chief of police for the McNeese Police Department. Scheufens has 36 years of law enforcement experience in physical security, budget preparation and management, investigations and training of law enforcement personnel. Scheufens holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from McNeese and…

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Members of the Theta Rho Kappa Sigma chapter stand with all of their awards.

Kappa Sigma Receives National Fraternity Award For Second Consecutive Year

August 12, 2018

McNeese State University’s Theta Rho chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity received nine national awards at the 2018 Kappa Sigma Leadership Conference in New Orleans. The McNeese fraternity received the coveted the Founders’ Award of Chapter Excellence for the second year in a row. The McNeese chapter was one of 21 chapters among the 320 national…

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Dr. Chris Thomas

Creating a Student Centered University

August 3, 2018

Dr. Chris Thomas has been named interim vice president for student affairs and dean of students at McNeese State University. Thomas has been serving as assistant vice president for university services at McNeese since 2015. His appointment is pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. “In our effort to enhance the…

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The Bekery is owned by McNeese graduate Rebekah Hoffpauir

Changing Lives Through Student Mentoring

August 3, 2018

College students often have a hard time deciding about a career after graduation. Some may have a certain field they wish to work in while others only have an idea of the type of work they want to do. Family members and professors can be a source of guidance for students, but it is a…

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Wanda N. Borel, Lee Berwick Foundation representative; Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management; Dr. Chip LeMieux, school director and associate dean of the College of Science and Agriculture; and Richard Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the McNeese Foundation; and seated, Edwin Ford Hunter III, Lee Berwick Foundation representative.

McNeese Receives Donation from Lee Berwick Foundation

August 3, 2018

The Lee Berwick Foundation recently donated over seven acres of property in Vinton to the McNeese State University Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are from left to right standing: Wanda N. Borel, Lee Berwick Foundation representative; Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice…

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Pride of McNeese Marching Band

Cowboy Kickoff Showcase Fundraiser Set for Pride of McNeese Marching Band

August 1, 2018

McNeese State University will host the fourth annual Cowboy Kickoff Showcase fundraiser for the Pride of McNeese Marching Band travel fund at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, in Burton Coliseum. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and concessions will be sold during the event. The showcase will feature several presentations, including performances by the McNeese Marching…

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McNeese 2018 Fall Fee Payment Deadline Set

August 1, 2018

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2018 fall classes have until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15 to pay fees. Fall classes begin Aug. 20. McNeese offers an installment plan for paying tuition and fees that is divided into three payments. Students are required to pay one-third of the total amount plus a $30…

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McNeese to hold fall veterans orientation and information session

August 1, 2018

An orientation and information session for new and enrolled student veterans attending McNeese State University this fall will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 13, in the La Jeunesse Room in the Holbrook Student Union. At the session, representatives will be on hand to cover such topics as the veterans education benefits…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese Fall Registration Underway Through Aug. 13

August 1, 2018

Registration for the 2018 regular fall semester at McNeese State University is currently underway through Aug. 13. The fall class schedule is available online at www.mcneese.edu/schedule and all students should see an adviser, if required, to get their alternate PINS prior to registration. Classes begin Aug. 20 and students can go online to www.mcneese.edu and…

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