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An abstract image of a man and various objects create "State of Mind" by Jacob Dugas.

Two McNeese Professors Selected for Prestigious Art Exhibit

October 15, 2019

Two McNeese State University professors have been selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff. The stoneware piece “Crucible Series 81” from professor of art Ken Baskin and the screenprint “State of Mind” from assistant professor of drawing and printmaking Jacob Dugasare…

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McNeese students and faculty stand with MQB partners during the Lunch and Learn.

Graduates Offer Career Tips for Business Students

October 15, 2019

Business majors were able to have their career questions answered by area professionals during a Lunch and Learn with partners from the local accounting firm McElroy, Quirk and Burch. Seven firm partners, who are all McNeese graduates, spoke with students about their work as accountants and discussed the hands-on experience their interns receive that prepare…

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Homecoming 2019 logo

Homecoming Brings Community Together

October 15, 2019

It’s going to be an out of this world experience as extraterrestrials take over the campus during the 2019 Homecoming week. “Area 337” is this year’s theme. The annual Homecoming parade, one of the largest in Southwest Louisiana, will roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. on Thursday (Oct. 17). The parade ends in Cowboy…

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Dr. Gerard Ornas

Faculty Spotlight: Gerard Ornas

October 15, 2019

Dr. Gerard Ornas Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences and received his Doctorate in Mathematics from Texas Tech University. He came to McNeese in 2003 and has received two enhancement grants and several endowed professorships, which were used to upgrade and improve student study labs and supply new technology and materials for in-class participation. …

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McNeese to Host Small Business Workshop

October 15, 2019

McNeese State University will hold a free workshop titled “Spruce Up Your Holiday Marketing Plan” from 11 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Calcasieu Parish Library Meeting Room, 301 W. Clause St., Lake Charles. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese and co-sponsored by Grow With Google. At…

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Senior Recital Set at McNeese

October 15, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Ju Kim, clarinet, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Squires Recital Hall. Lina Morita will accompany on piano. Kim will perform “Five Bagatelles, Op. 23” by Gerald Finzi, “Concerto in A major” by…

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Jody Taylor, Assistant Director of Banners, Allen Jarvis, Chief Financial Officer for KMI, Brooke Hanemann, Director of Banners, Chuck Ehlers, President and CEO of KMI, and Greg Leute, Outreach and Operations Specialist for Banners.

Banners Receives Donation from Knight media

October 15, 2019

Banners at McNeese State University is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Knight Media Printing recently donated $6,000 to Banners for its cultural season.

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Steven Perez, IBERIABANK Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese State University President and (Right) Brian Abshire, IBERIABANK Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager

IBERIABANK Supports First Choice Campaign

October 15, 2019

IBERIABANK has committed $100,000 to McNeese State University for the First Choice Campaign, as well as student scholarships, a business classroom renovation, athletic sponsorships and an employee awards program. The newly established McNeese President’s Awards for Excellence, sponsored by IBERIABANK, will recognize employees in both academic and non-academic areas. The nomination criteria for faculty includes…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese People on Campus

October 9, 2019

Dr. Jack Eaddy Jr. has been named assistant director of bands at McNeese State University. Eaddy received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Florida State University, his master’s degree in wind conducting from the University of Georgia and his Doctorate of Musical Arts in wind conducting from the University of North Texas. Prior to…

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Senator Cassidy addresses students

Senator Cassidy Helps Students Consider Future

October 7, 2019

History and political science students had a unique opportunity to meet a member of Congress and ask questions on a wide variety of topics during an hour-long conversation with U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy. Senator Cassidy gave the students an overview of his path from physician and medical school faculty member to public service. He also…

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