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Month: May 2019

Rodeo team members and coach representing McNeese State University at the 71st College National Finals Rodeo June 10-15 in Casper, Wyoming, are from left: rodeo coach Justin Browning, Lathan Lyons, Waylon Bourgeois, Grace Ann Hanley, Gabe Soileau, Kati Murphy, Ryder Sanford, Ashleigh Young, Will Heinen, Mia Manzanares and Sandro Ferretti.

McNeese Rodeo Sends 10 to College National Finals

May 29, 2019

Ten McNeese State University rodeo members have earned spots in the 71st College National Finals Rodeo scheduled June 10-15 in Casper, Wyoming. Qualifiers and their events are: Waylon Bourgeois, Church Point, bareback riding, Sandro Ferretti, Noves, France, bareback riding, Grace Ann Hanley, Welsh, barrel racing, Will Heinen, Hathaway, steer wrestling, Lathan Lyons, Eunice, saddle bronc riding, Mia Manzanares, Opelousas, goat tying and breakaway…

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McNeese hosts summer harp camp

May 29, 2019

The McNeese State University Harp Camp will be offered July 29- Aug. 2 in the Shearman Fine Arts Center. The camp, sponsored by the W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts, is open to interested persons of all ages and all levels of experience, according to Barbara Belew, camp director. July 4 is the…

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McNeese Offers Three Summer Programs for High School Students

May 29, 2019

Alligators, rockets and crime scene investigations are the topics for three summer programs for students in grades 9-12 offered July 8-26 by the McNeese State University. The crocodilian biochemistry program offers high school students the opportunity to engage in research to investigate the unique immune system of the American alligator. The engineering academy offers a…

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Dr. Ning Zhang

McNeese Professor Named ASME Fellow

May 29, 2019

Dr. Ning Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering at McNeese State University, has been named a Fellow of the 2019 class of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). ASME is a nonprofit organization created to promote multidisciplinary engineering through professional outreach, education, training and development, publications and research, and the establishment of industry codes and…

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McNeese Master of Fine Arts student Matthew Moniz

McNeese MFA Student Accepted into Summer Workshops

May 29, 2019

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Matthew Moniz has been accepted into two prestigious summer workshops ­– the 2019 Community of Writers Poetry Workshop held in Squaw Valley, Calif., and the Tin House Summer Workshop at Reed College in Portland, Ore. Both workshops are highly competitive and participants were selected based on the…

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Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, Bob Jones, senior vice president - investments for Wells Fargo Advisers, Katherine LaHood, executrix for the Fuller estate, David F. Huddle, estate attorney, and Rene Hulin.

McNeese Receives Donation for Nursing Scholarships

May 29, 2019

The Evalyn Fuller Scholarship has been established at McNeese State University with a donation of $125,000 from the estate of Evalyn Fuller through the McNeese Foundation. Fuller was a registered nurse and employed in the medical department of Cities Service Oil Co. for 20 years, the Lake Charles Mental Health Clinic and the Lake Charles…

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Dr. Phyllis Cuevas, elementary education, Burton College of Education; and Dr. Robert Mahfoud, geology, Dr. Sam Monticello, agricultural sciences, Dr. L. Harold Stevenson, environmental science, and Dr. John C. Young, mathematical statistics, College of Science and Agriculture.

McNeese Awards Emeritus Status to Five Professors

May 20, 2019

McNeese State University has honored five faculty members with emeritus status for their exemplary service to students, the university and the community. Emeritus titles are awarded to retired faculty and administrators in recognition of distinguished academic careers and professional contributions and those who have served significant portions of their careers at McNeese.  Receiving Professor Emeritus…

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McNeese English Professor Receives ATLAS Grant

May 20, 2019

Amy Fleury, professor of English and director of the Master of Fine Arts program at McNeese State University, has received a prestigious ATLAS (Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars) grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents. As part of the board’s research and development subprogram, ATLAS grants are competitively awarded to state and private university…

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McNeese State University biological science major Tanner Marceaux has been selected for a 10-week summer internship with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, that will provide him with valuable hands-on experience in the medical research.

McNeese Student Receives Prestigious Research Internship

May 20, 2019

This summer, biological science major Tanner Marceaux, of Lake Charles, will travel to Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a prestigious 10-week summer internship at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). This is the 16th year students from McNeese have been awarded the research internship. The internship is competitive, as students are selected…

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McNeese 2019 Summer Registration Fees Deadline Set

May 20, 2019

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2019 summer classes have until 4:30 p.m. June 4 to pay fees. Regular summer registration ends May 31 and classes begin June 10. Summer session bills are now available online to students through the MyMcNeese Portal or their Banner Self-Service account. Students can go online at…

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