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Col. Tony Polk

Changing Lives Will Change the World

April 23, 2019

Retired U.S. Army Col. Anthony Polk, the first black medical laboratory science graduate, knew his life was about to change when he received his acceptance letter to McNeese State University. What he didn’t know was that he was only at the beginning of a journey that would take him to all 50 states and over…

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McNeese Autism Program Provides Services and Training

April 18, 2019

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Did you know that one in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder? For 10 years, McNeese State University’s Autism Program has been first choice in providing applied behavior analysis (ABA) and related therapies that can be effective in helping children on the autism spectrum adjust to school,…

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McNeese Summer and Fall Registration Now Open

April 17, 2019

Registration is now open for both the 2019 summer session and 2019 fall semester at McNeese State University and class schedules can be viewed online at www.mcneese.edu/schedule. To start the registration process, students can go to www.mcneese.edu and click on the “Student Central” icon and then click the Banner Self-Service button. Regular summer registration ends…

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McNeese Banners Presents the movie “Sing”

April 17, 2019

Banners at McNeese State University will present a free screening of the 2016 animated family film, “Sing,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall. When theater owner and optimistic koala bear Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) finds his theater on the brink of closing down, he decides to hold a singing…

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"Shadows" by Ester Thompson

McNeese Spring Student Art Exhibition Opens

April 17, 2019

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is hosting the Spring Senior Exhibition in the Shearman Fine Arts Center’s Grand and Abercrombie galleries through May 9. The spring graduating seniors are: Collin Adams, Lake Charles; Heather Champagne, Lake Charles; Tina Cooley, Lake Charles; Haley Delaunais, Lake Charles; Christopher Huff, DeRidder; Caitlin Johnson, DeRidder; Ashley…

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First Federal Bank of Louisiana Donates to McNeese

April 16, 2019

First Federal Bank of Louisiana has donated $5,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation for the First Federal Bank of Louisiana Scholarship. On hand for the donation are, from left, Charles V. Timpa, president and CEO of First Federal Bank, Jennifer Leger, planned giving and donor research specialist with the foundation, and Julie…

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Fundraiser Event Raises Funds for Forrest History Scholarship at McNeese

April 12, 2019

A fundraiser for the Dr. Robert Forrest History Scholarship at McNeese State University recently raised over $12,000 for the endowed scholarship. The event – hosted by Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter at the Harlequin Restaurant – included a silent auction, brunch and a historical trivia competition. To date over $86,000 has been given to the…

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McNeese Offers Summer STEM Academy

April 12, 2019

McNeese State University is now offering a summer program focused on science, technology, engineering and math for children entering grades 1-8. The McNeese STEM Academy is an 11-week program – May 28-Aug. 9 – that seeks to inspire and motivate young minds to explore the world around them and imagine, create, test, improve and solve everyday problems, according…

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McNeese Sets Orientations for Summer and Fall

April 12, 2019

Six orientation sessions are offered this summer for incoming freshmen for the 2019 summer session or fall semester at McNeese State University. All first-time freshmen are required to attend a one-day orientation, which includes orientation, academic advising and class registration for their first semester at McNeese. Orientations will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May…

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McNeese Hosts Opera Workshop

April 12, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present an opera workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The opera workshop will feature a number of opera scenes, including Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” and “The…

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