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Month: July 2019

Portrait of students Takyra Gauthier, Audriana Obey, Jonae Vital and Alexander Roach

Summer Bridge Program Changes Lives

July 29, 2019

Six first-time freshmen spent seven weeks on campus this summer getting an early look at university life thanks to the Summer Bridge initiative sponsored by McNeese’s Upward Bound. Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed for eligible high school students in grades 9-12. The program exposes potential first generation students to various colleges and…

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Music Performance Major Attends Elite Masterclass

July 29, 2019

McNeese State University junior flute performance major Merritt Jones attended the prestigious “Beyond the Masterclass” (BTMC) flute workshop this summer, led by renowned flutist and instructor Jim Walker. Walker, known for his versatility in classical and jazz styles and for his master teaching, is on the faculty at the University of Southern California and the…

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On hand for the presentation are, from the left, Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management; Tammy Truax, Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club incoming president; Vic Wukovits, Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club current president; and Jennifer Leger, planned giving and donor research specialist with the McNeese Foundation.

McNeese Receives Donation from Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club

July 22, 2019

The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club has donated $12,500 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Rotary Club of Greater Lake Charles Scholarship. The donation is from money raised during its annual auction. Since the club established the scholarship in 1992, over $460,000 has been raised to support students and their studies. On hand…

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On hand for the presentation are, from the left, Dr. Chip LeMieux, dean of the College of Agriculture; Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president; and Lisa and David Perry.

McNeese Receives Donation for Business and Agriculture Scholarship

July 22, 2019

Lisa and David Perry have donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Gerald and Claudette Perry Family Scholarship for business and agriculture majors. The scholarship is in honor of David’s parents. On hand for the presentation are, from the left, Dr. Chip LeMieux, dean of the College of Agriculture; Claudette Perry;…

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McNeese Offers STEM Workshops for Louisiana Teachers

July 22, 2019

The College of Science, Engineering and Math at McNeese State University recently hosted over 40 middle and high school teachers from around the state of Louisiana to introduce engaging ways to incorporate computer science education into their classrooms. Teachers attended five day workshops at the Calcasieu Parish Technology Training Center as part of McNeese’s partnership…

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Seven members of the McNeese State University Pride of McNeese Marching Band are participating this summer in the elite Drum Corps International

Pride of McNeese Band Members Selected for Elite Drum Corps International

July 22, 2019

Eight members of the McNeese State University Pride of McNeese Marching Band are participating this summer in the elite Drum Corps International (DCI), which consists of 47 corps from the United States, Canada and Europe. The students will perform and compete head-to-head with other U.S. corps groups during a national tour that ends with the…

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Gov. Program at McNeese Holds Finale Performance and Art Show

July 22, 2019

The 2019 Governor’s Program for Gifted Children at McNeese State University will present two theatre productions, an art show and a chorus and large ensemble concert as a finale to its summer program Wednesday-Saturday, July 24-27. Performances are free and will be held in McNeese’s Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The schedule is as follows: The…

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McNeese Fall 2019 Registration Underway

July 22, 2019

Registration for the 2019 regular fall semester at McNeese State University is currently underway through Aug. 9. The fall class schedule is available online at www.mcneese.edu/schedule and all students should see an adviser, if required, to get their alternate PINS prior to registration.   Classes begin Aug. 19 and students can go online to www.mcneese.edu…

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McNeese LSBDC Hosts Government Contracting Workshop

July 22, 2019

McNeese State University will hold a workshop titled “Government Contracting 101” from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at the SEED Center. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese and co-sponsored by SASOL and the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance. The workshop will feature information on how to grow…

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