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Month: November 2019

Handel's Messiah

79th Messiah Set at McNeese

November 26, 2019

The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will present a Southwest Louisiana holiday tradition with the 79th performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University. The first Messiah was conducted in 1940 by a young Francis G. Bulber, who was inspired to…

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Ceramic molds and art from the exhibit

Changing Lives Through Art

November 26, 2019

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts hosted a special ceramic art giveaway and food drive to highlight the problem of food waste and hunger. “What inspired me to do this project was teaching my students that art can be more than just an object on a wall or on a pedestal. It can also…

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Hope Hamilton with her colleagues at Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana.

McNeese Internships Prepare Students for the Future

November 25, 2019

McNeese State University students are career ready not only because of the quality education they receive inside the classroom but also for the hands-on experience they receive as interns. Internships allow students to apply their knowledge to real world situations while learning from top professionals in their chosen field. Many academic programs require students to…

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On hand for the donation are, from left: John Gill, McNeese police officer, Richard Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, Will Scheufens, McNeese chief of police, Tim Swim, McNeese police sergeant, and Stephanie Bryant, McNeese police officer.

McNeese Police Department Receives Donation

November 25, 2019

The McNeese State University Foundation recently donated $21,000 to the McNeese Police Department for body cameras and radios. This new equipment will strengthen the department’s commitment to campus safety.

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Photo of McNeese faculty and US Poultry representatives with check

McNeese Recieves Donation from USPOULTRY Foundation

November 25, 2019

The USPOULTRY Foundation, through an endowed program funded by Cal-Maine Foods, has given $3,000 to the McNeese State University College of Agricultural Sciences through the McNeese Foundation. The funds are designated to aid in student recruiting and retention efforts.

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Alexys Peron and Allie Williams

Two McNeese Political Science Students Receive Internships with U.S. Senator

November 22, 2019

Two Lake Charles senior political science students, Alexys Peron and Allie Williams, have been selected for the spring 2020 Congressional Internship Program for U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy from Louisiana. As interns, Peron and Williams will travel to Washington, D.C., for the spring 2020 semester, where they have the opportunity to learn about the federal government…

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On hand for the presentation are, from left, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, Kim Graham, Larry Graham, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital CEO, and Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management.

McNeese Receives Donation from Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

November 22, 2019

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital has donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for sports medicine needs.

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A selection of ceramic vases are displayed

Holiday Art Sale Set at McNeese

November 18, 2019

The McNeese State University Student Art Association’s annual holiday art sale will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Grand Gallery on the first floor of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. McNeese art students and faculty will be displaying over 300 artworks produced during the fall semester for sale. Works will…

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Underwater divers

SAGE Series Presents “Adventure Travels with Keith Monroe – Greece, Iceland and Truk Lagoon”

November 18, 2019

As a part of the fall 2019 SAGE series, award-winning photographer Keith Monroe will present a lecture titled, “Adventure Travels with Keith Monroe – Greece, Iceland and Truk Lagoon” at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the McNeese State University SEED Center. Beginning with Greece and Iceland, Monroe will present a stunning array of underwater…

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Rad Tech students practice x-ray placement

2019 Radiologic Sciences Graduates Hold Perfect Pass Rate

November 18, 2019

The 2019 McNeese State University radiologic sciences graduates had a 100% 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 97% first-time passage rate on the national certification exam, according to Greg Bradley, radiologic…

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