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Month: October 2018

Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the foundation; David Thompson, Market Basket director of merchandising; scholarship recipient Gabrielle Ashford, Lake Charles education major; Russell Saleme, Market Basket vice president of sales and marketing; Steve Cormier, Market Basket vice president of retail operations; and Skylar Thompson, Market Basket president.

McNeese Receives Donation from Market Basket

October 29, 2018

The Market Basket Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the Market Basket Academic Scholarship. On hand for the presentation are, from left to right: Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the foundation; David Thompson, Market Basket director of merchandising;…

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McNeese Ensemble Concert Set

October 29, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free concert by the Choirs and Ensembles at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Tritico Theatre. Choirs and Ensembles are under the direction of Dr. Darryl Jones, Director of Choral Activities. McNeese student pianist Julianne Marler will accompany Concert…

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McNeese Small Business Workshop Set

October 29, 2018

A seminar titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea” will be offered from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 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 and financing a start-up.…

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McNeese Rodeo at Northeast Texas College Rodeo

October 29, 2018

Both McNeese State University men and women’s rodeo teams took fifth place at the recent Northeast Texas College Rodeo in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. In saddle bronc riding, Ryder Sanford, Carlyss, took first place. In bareback riding, Sandro Ferretti, Noves, France, placed third, Layne Graham, Jay, Oklahoma, placed fifth and Waylon Bourgeois, Church Point, finished sixth.…

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SAGE Series Welcomes Nina Bozak

October 29, 2018

Nina Bozak will present a lecture titled, “The Woman Changed Dance in New Orleans—and America!” at 3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5, in the McNeese State University SEED Center as part of the Fall 2018 SAGE Series. Bozak’s lecture centers on the amazing life of Suzanne Douvillier, the first female choreographer in the United States. Born…

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Priority Scholarship Deadline Set at McNeese

October 29, 2018

Nov. 15 is the priority deadline for 2019-20 academic scholarship applications at McNeese State University. “High school seniors should begin the application procedures now for academic scholarships to McNeese,” said Ralynn Castete, director of scholarships at McNeese. “Feb. 15 is the final deadline and the awarding of scholarships is currently underway and will continue until…

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Ashley Traughber

McNeese Senior Recital Scheduled

October 29, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Ashley Traughber, soprano, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Tritico Theatre. The program includes: “The Morning” by Thomas Arne; “An eine Äolsharfe” and “Es hing der Reif” by Johannes Brahms; “Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen”…

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Sydney Broussard and Gunnar Goodwin

Homecoming Queen and King

October 26, 2018

McNeese State University students Sydney Broussard, a nursing senior from Hackberry, and Gunnar Goodwin, an engineering senior from Lake Charles, have been named McNeese’s 2018 Homecoming Queen and King. The royal pair and court will be presented during halftime ceremonies of the McNeese Cowboys vs. Central Arkansas Bears football game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct.…

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Society of Women Engineers float

McNeese Homecoming Contest Winners

October 26, 2018

Several contests were held in conjunction with Homecoming activities on the McNeese State University campus this week. The homecoming float competition winners are: University Large Division 1st place—College of Engineering and Computer Science 2nd place—Radiologic Technology Organization 3rd place—Chi Omega   University Small Division 1st place—Cowboys for Christ 2nd place—Pi Kappa Phi 3rd place—Psi Chi…

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Blue and Gold Peerleders lead the way for an exciting campus tour.

McNeese Blue and Gold Peerleaders Selected as Homecoming Parade Marshals

October 22, 2018

The McNeese State University student orientation organization – the Blue and Gold Peerleaders – will serve as grand marshals for the 2018 Homecoming parade scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. The Peerleader group is celebrating its 20th anniversary and between 150-200 former Peerleaders plan to attend reunion activities during…

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