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Month: October 2018

Rad Tech students practice x-ray placement

McNeese Radiologic Sciences Grads Score Perfect on National Exam

October 15, 2018

The 2018 McNeese State University radiologic sciences graduates had a 100 percent passage rate on the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology. Since the radiologic sciences program’s inception in 1978, McNeese students have held a 98.4 percent first-time passage rate on the national certification exam, according to Greg Bradley,…

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McNeese to Host Marching Band Championship

October 12, 2018

McNeese State University will host the Lake Charles Toyota Gulf Coast Marching Band Championship from 3:45-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Cowboy Stadium. Gates open at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Nineteen high school bands from Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas will perform before a panel of music…

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McNeese Offers Free STEM Workshop for Elementary Teachers

October 3, 2018

Seats are still available for a free science, technology, engineering and mathematics workshop offered to Southwest Louisiana elementary teachers in grades 3-5 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in Frasch Hall at McNeese State University. The workshop – sponsored by the McNeese Burton College of Education and the Ocean Exploration Trust – will offer area…

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Students stand in line to have their cap and gown photo taken

McNeese Fall GradFest Set

October 3, 2018

Fall 2018 GradFest will be held for fall graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Parra Ballroom in the Holbrook Student Union Annex (New Ranch). The McNeese Alumni Association sponsors this event. Gradfest is a “one stop shop” for students to make sure they’re prepared…

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McNeese Offers Financial Aid Workshops

October 3, 2018

The McNeese State University Office of Financial Aid will present several free financial aid workshops in high schools throughout a six-parish area in October and November for students and their parents and current McNeese students to explain financial aid application procedures. “We encourage all high school seniors, all continuing McNeese students and anyone wishing to…

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Bill Rose with his alp horn

McNeese Presents Bill Rose Faculty Recital

October 3, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free faculty recital featuring William Rose, associate professor of music, on bass and tenor trombone and alphorn at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Tritico Theatre. He will be accompanied by Anne Rose on piano and Lonny Benoit on percussion. The…

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Cullen and Morita Joint Recital Set

October 3, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a joint faculty recital featuring Sarah Cullen, violin, and Lina Morita, piano, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in Tritico Theatre. The free performance will feature works by Brahms, Grieg, Chopin and Vivaldi. Cullen, an adjunct faculty member, has degrees in…

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McNeese Chamber Singers Concert Set

October 3, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the Chamber Singers in a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the Tritico Theatre. The choral group is under the direction of Dr. Darryl Jones, director of choral activities, and is accompanied by Dr. Ulysses Loken. The program will…

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