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Month: October 2019

Preview Day poster

November Preview Day Set at McNeese

October 31, 2019

McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. This event is sponsored by the Admissions and Recruiting Office. Preview Day is a campus-wide open house where participants can tour campus, learn about admissions, colleges and offered majors and see why McNeese is…

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Dr. Judy Hand

Faculty Spotlight: Judy Hand

October 29, 2019

Dr. Judy Hand is an Associate Professor of Music and earned her doctorate in flute performance from Louisiana State University. She is a Bank One/Henry Alexander Endowed Professorship in Music recipient and has previously served as Assistant Department Head of the W.A. and Dorothy Department of Performing Arts. During her time at McNeese, Dr. Hand…

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Car Show flyer

McNeese to Host 2019 Cowboy Classic Car Show

October 29, 2019

The community is invited to McNeese State University for a day of fun, music and food at the 2019 Cowboy Classic Car Show Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the main lot of Cowboy Stadium. This event is free and open to the public. Food, drinks and split the pot raffle…

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Michael Ray Charles

Renowned McNeese Art Graduate to Hold Lecture

October 29, 2019

Michael Ray Charles, a 1989 art graduate and an internationally renowned artist, will hold a public lecture on his work and inspirations on Oct. 30 in Lafayette. While in the city, he will also work with Lafayette students on a limited edition print. Michael is the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of…

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McNeese president Dr. Daryl Burckel and Lamar State College president Dr. Thomas Johnson sign the agreement.

First Choice Agreement

October 29, 2019

McNeese State University and Lamar State College Orange, a two-year institution in Texas, have formalized an agreement that will create seamless pathways for students to transfer to McNeese for a four-year degree. “Our mission is to change lives and the faculty and administration at Lamar State College Orange want their students to succeed. This agreement…

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Various guests visited the College of Business to talk with students in the classroom.

Business Majors Hear From First Choice Guests

October 29, 2019

Students in the College of Business heard from business leaders who were invited to campus this week to share their professional experience and discuss business career paths. Manfredo Dix, Chief Economist in the Louisiana Division of Administration, helped students break down the state of Louisiana’s economy and explained how a number of economic indicators are…

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Faculty and community members volunteer to be interviewed by health care students for the Interprofessional Education Clinic.

McNeese Students are Career Ready

October 29, 2019

McNeese State University graduate nursing, psychology and dietetic students gain experience working with their professional peers through activities like the Interprofessional Education Clinic hosted by the College of Nursing and Health Professions. This annual event pairs graduate students from each discipline to collaboratively develop a care plan for a simulated patient. Each year the description…

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McNeese Scholarship Deadline Set

October 29, 2019

Dec. 1 is the priority deadline for 2020-21 academic scholarship applications at McNeese State University. “High school seniors should begin the application procedure now for academic scholarships to McNeese,” said Ralynn Castete, director of scholarships. “March 1 is the final deadline and the awarding of scholarships is currently underway and will continue until funding is…

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Woodwind Concert Set at McNeese

October 29, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free faculty/guest woodwind quintet recital at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in Squires Recital Hall. The recital will feature Judy Hand, flute, Beverly Jones, oboe, Jan Scott, clarinet, Susan Lauderdale, bassoon, Rod Lauderdale, horn, Lina Morita, piano, and Jawan Jenkins…

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Three Visiting Poets to Present Free Reading

October 29, 2019

Poets Catharine Savage Brosman, Olivia McNeely Pass and Stella Nesanovich will present a free reading at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the McNeese State University Alumni Center. All three poets’ work has appeared in Louisiana Poets: A Literary Guide. Brosman and Pass edited the volume and will be reading their own poetry as…

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