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Month: December 2018

Marcus Boutte, Sasol senior manager of supply chain, McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel, Paul Hippman, Sasol vice president of operations, East Plant, Tom Tyree, Sasol senior manager of engineering and controls, and Pete Symons, Sasol manager of corporate affairs

Sasol Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

December 14, 2018

Sasol has donated $75,000 to the First Choice Campaign at McNeese State University. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. Sasol will contribute $25,000 per year over…

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Barbara Jenkins, executive director of the USPOULTRY Foundation, agricultural sciences instructor Devin Gandy, Shae Doucet, animal science/pre-veterinary medicine senior from Beaumont, Texas, Emerald Fletcher, a natural resource conservation management senior from Lake Charles, and Dr. Chip LeMieux, director of the school and interim dean of the College of Science and Agriculture.

McNeese Receives USPOULTRY Donation

December 14, 2018

The Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University has received a $1,390 grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation as part of its Industry Education Recruitment Funding program, which provides annual recruiting and retention funds to colleges and universities to attract students to their poultry programs. One of the benefits of the…

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Medalion logo of the Future Farmers of America Organization

McNeese Ag Sciences Students Recognized by FFA

December 14, 2018

Three agricultural sciences students at McNeese State University were among 13 Louisiana students to receive the American Future Farmers of America Degree at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award recipients, who are members of the Collegiate FFA chapter at McNeese, are: Gabrielle Gobert, Elton; Colin Vincent, Lacassine; and Ashlee Sebren, Monroe. Only…

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McNeese Sets Late Registration for Spring Semester

December 12, 2018

Students can still register for the spring 2019 semester at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration Jan. 11-15. Students must be admitted to the university and should see an adviser to get their alternate PIN, if required, prior to registration. To register, students can go online to www.mcneese.edu and…

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Front view of SEED Center

McNeese Small Business Workshop Scheduled

December 12, 2018

A workshop titled “Starting and Financing Your Business Idea: Using SASOL’s Small Business Resource Guide” will be held from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the McNeese State University SEED Center. This workshop is presented in partnership with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese, SASOL and the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance. Topics…

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A series building and landmark silhouettes create the words New World.

McNeese Spring Musical Set

December 12, 2018

McNeese State University’s W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts opens the 2019 spring McNeese Theatre season with the musical production of “Songs for a New World” Jan. 9-13 at Tritico Theatre. Times are 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9-12 and 2 p.m. Jan 13. Written by Tony-Award winner Jason Robert Brown, “Songs for a New…

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2018 Fall McNeese Honor Grads

December 12, 2018

Eleven McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in fall commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 8, at Burton Coliseum. Two students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers. Meghan Ashley Levens, Houston, Texas, in elementary education Alla Voth, Temiktau, Kazakhstan, in accounting   The other…

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Blue diploma cover with McNeese gold seal and university name.

Fall 2018 Graduate List

December 10, 2018

McNeese State University awarded 580 diplomas to 562 candidates at the university’s fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 8, at Burton Coliseum. Fall 2018 graduates were:   Master of Fine Arts CREATIVE WRITING: Sarah E. Matalone, Great Falls, Va.   Education Specialist EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP: Ashley De Shon Brooks, Loreauville.   Master of Arts ENGLISH: Michelle L.…

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Danny Campbell, Lake Charles Triad general manager, McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel and Cody Stroud, Lake Charles Triad business development manager.

Triad Electric and Controls Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

December 10, 2018

Triad Electric and Controls has donated $15,000 to the First Choice Campaign underway at McNeese State University. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. This innovative plan…

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The Grinch stands smirking with the musical title to his right.

McNeese Graduate Playing Trumpet for Touring Broadway Production

December 7, 2018

McNeese State University music performance major Victor Medina was not  among his 562 classmates who donned their blue and gold caps and gowns for this Saturday’s 2018 fall commencement in Burton Coliseum. Medina, who is graduating in absentia, has gotten a jump-start on his career as a professional musician. He was tapped in mid-November to…

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