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Sari Bosnyak and Dr. Edward Ferguson wit a horse

McNeese Welcomes International Intern

August 15, 2018

Sari Bosnyak, left, a Nottingham Trent University graduate student from the United Kingdom, is working on her thesis with Dr. Edward Ferguson, professor of animal sciences and an internationally known equine researcher. She is the first international intern for the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University. Equine research being…

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Thaddeus Richard

People On Campus

August 13, 2018

Thaddeus Richard, a psychology senior from Eunice at McNeese State University, has been recognized as the national student of the year by Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Richard is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Phillip M. Summers Student of the Year award that is presented to one student among the 187 national chapters who demonstrates leadership…

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2018 McNeese Fall Late Registration Set

August 13, 2018

Students can still register for the fall 2018 semester at McNeese State University online or with their faculty adviser during late registration Aug. 17-21. Students must be admitted to the university and should see an adviser to get their alternate PIN, if required, prior to registration. To register, students can go online to www.mcneese.edu and…

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William Scheufens

William Scheufens Named McNeese Chief of Police

August 12, 2018

McNeese State University alumnus William Scheufens has been selected as the new chief of police for the McNeese Police Department. Scheufens has 36 years of law enforcement experience in physical security, budget preparation and management, investigations and training of law enforcement personnel. Scheufens holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from McNeese and…

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Members of the Theta Rho Kappa Sigma chapter stand with all of their awards.

Kappa Sigma Receives National Fraternity Award For Second Consecutive Year

August 12, 2018

McNeese State University’s Theta Rho chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity received nine national awards at the 2018 Kappa Sigma Leadership Conference in New Orleans. The McNeese fraternity received the coveted the Founders’ Award of Chapter Excellence for the second year in a row. The McNeese chapter was one of 21 chapters among the 320 national…

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Dr. Chris Thomas

Creating a Student Centered University

August 3, 2018

Dr. Chris Thomas has been named interim vice president for student affairs and dean of students at McNeese State University. Thomas has been serving as assistant vice president for university services at McNeese since 2015. His appointment is pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. “In our effort to enhance the…

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The Bekery is owned by McNeese graduate Rebekah Hoffpauir

Changing Lives Through Student Mentoring

August 3, 2018

College students often have a hard time deciding about a career after graduation. Some may have a certain field they wish to work in while others only have an idea of the type of work they want to do. Family members and professors can be a source of guidance for students, but it is a…

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Wanda N. Borel, Lee Berwick Foundation representative; Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management; Dr. Chip LeMieux, school director and associate dean of the College of Science and Agriculture; and Richard Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the McNeese Foundation; and seated, Edwin Ford Hunter III, Lee Berwick Foundation representative.

McNeese Receives Donation from Lee Berwick Foundation

August 3, 2018

The Lee Berwick Foundation recently donated over seven acres of property in Vinton to the McNeese State University Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are from left to right standing: Wanda N. Borel, Lee Berwick Foundation representative; Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice…

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Pride of McNeese Marching Band

Cowboy Kickoff Showcase Fundraiser Set for Pride of McNeese Marching Band

August 1, 2018

McNeese State University will host the fourth annual Cowboy Kickoff Showcase fundraiser for the Pride of McNeese Marching Band travel fund at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, in Burton Coliseum. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and concessions will be sold during the event. The showcase will feature several presentations, including performances by the McNeese Marching…

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McNeese 2018 Fall Fee Payment Deadline Set

August 1, 2018

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2018 fall classes have until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15 to pay fees. Fall classes begin Aug. 20. McNeese offers an installment plan for paying tuition and fees that is divided into three payments. Students are required to pay one-third of the total amount plus a $30…

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