Preview Day October 6, 2018

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Month: September 2018

Rainwater, Lissette Tersiev, radiologic sciences major from Fort Polk, and Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president

Changing Lives Through Scholarships

September 23, 2018

Many students are able to attend McNeese State University for one reason—scholarships. A recent $10,000 donation from a 1985 McNeese alumnus has changed the lives of four students by providing financial support to obtain a degree. Paul Rainwater, a native of DeQuincy, is a former local and state government official in Louisiana and an expert…

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Dr. Tari Dilks

McNeese Nursing Professor Elected to National Leadership Role

September 21, 2018

Dr. Tari Dilks, professor of nursing at McNeese State University, has been elected president-elect of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors. Dilks will begin her term at the APNA 32nd Annual Conference Oct. 24-27 in Columbus, Ohio. Dilks is co-coordinator of McNeese’s Master of Science in Nursing programs and director of the psychiatric/mental…

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James David Cain Jr., McNeese Alumni Association president, accepts the donation from Heather Hidalgo and Kevin Holland of CHRISTUS Ocshner Health

McNeese Alumni Association Receives Donation for Homecoming Events

September 21, 2018

CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana has donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Alumni Association to help co-sponsor 2018 Homecoming week activities Oct. 20-27. James David Cain Jr., center, McNeese Alumni Association president, accepts the donation from CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana representatives Heather Hidalgo, left, director of marketing and communications, and Kevin Holland, CEO.

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Preview Day is Oct 6

McNeese 2018 Fall Preview Day Set

September 19, 2018

McNeese State University’s annual Fall Preview Day for prospective students and their families will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. This event is sponsored by the Admissions and Recruiting Office. Fall Preview Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents to tour campus, learn about admissions, colleges and offered majors and…

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Fall SAGE 2018 theme is Rolling on the River

McNeese Fall 2018 SAGE Series

September 19, 2018

McNeese State University’s 2018 Fall SAGE series will kick off with a presentation titled, “Between the Levees: Adrift on America’s Untamable River,” by Boyce Upholt at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the SEED Center. SAGE offers a series of short lectures and discussions on a specific theme each fall and spring held on Monday…

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McNeese Hosts Cybersecurity Workshop

September 19, 2018

A workshop titled “Small Business, Big Threat: Cybersecurity and Your Business” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the SEED Center at McNeese State University. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Business owners will learn about the importance of cybersecurity and how…

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Joli Blon, the official McNeese beer will begin distribution on Sept. 17.

McNeese to Introduce Joli Blon Beer

September 15, 2018

McNeese will soon introduce a popular tradition to restaurants and retailers throughout Louisiana with the launch of Joli Blon, the official McNeese beer. “We are excited to partner with one of the most established and highly successful Louisiana craft breweries, Bayou Teche, to create this unique beer and to work with our wholesale partner, Southwest…

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Jurassic Pokes Homecoming Logo

Community Parade Applications Now Online for 2018 McNeese Homecoming

September 15, 2018

Registration for the 2018 McNeese State University Homecoming Parade is now open online for community entries at www.mcneese.edu/homecoming. The fee is $50 per unit. The homecoming parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, and this year’s theme is “Jurassic Pokes.” The Cowboys are playing the Central Arkansas Bears…

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McNeese Sponsors Jennings Workshop

September 15, 2018

A workshop titled “Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be held from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, on the second floor of the Zigler Art Museum in Jennings. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese State University. This course will provide information to small business owners on various topics, such as…

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McNeese Makes USNWR Best Colleges List

September 13, 2018

For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked McNeese State University as one of the best regional universities in the South in its 2019 Best Colleges list released this week. The U.S. News ranking system evaluates colleges and universities on 16 measures of academic quality, including outcomes, graduation rates, strength…

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