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Dr. Lonnie Turpin points on data points on the project screen to a class of students.

Excelling in Business

January 28, 2020

The College of Business recently hosted an Excel workshop for students to learn functions and commands that can be used to evaluate business expenses and cost predictions. Dr. Lonnie Turpin, Associate Professor of Operations and Statistics, led participants through a series of real world examples and practical applications that can be used to provide evidence-based…

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FBLA students stand on stage as they answer a series of Jeopardy style questions in front of their peers.

Changing Lives of Future Business Leaders

January 28, 2020

Over 750 middle and high school students were on campus last week for the Future Business Leaders of America District Leadership Conference hosted by the College of Business. Students attended workshops focused on developing leadership and technical skills.

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Dr. Faye White with her award

Dr. Faye White Recognized With State Award

January 21, 2020

Dr. Faye White, Professor of Education and Director of Student Teaching, was recently recognized as the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators Post-Secondary Educator of the Year. This is the second year in a row that a McNeese faculty member has received this award for integrating the use of technology and innovative instruction into the…

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McNeese Seal under oak trees

Fall 2019 Honor Roll

January 15, 2020

The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2019 fall semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more semester hours.             Honor Roll is as follows: LAKE CHARLES: Elaine Patricia Abshire, Nicholas R. Abshire, Rachel C. Ackman, Claire E. Adams,…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

Fall 2019 President’s Honor List

January 15, 2020

The President’s Honor List for the fall 2019 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average or better while carrying at least 15 semester hours. A senior eligible for graduation but carrying less than 15 hours…

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On hand for the donation are (from left to right): Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management; Dr. Tim Hall, college dean; Ron McGinley, managing director for the Angels of Southwest Louisiana; and Angela Queenan, foundation board member.

McNeese Receives Donation to Establish Ham Scholarship

January 14, 2020

The Angels of Southwest Louisiana organization has donated $15,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Russell Ham Memorial Scholarship in the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics in memory of McNeese chemistry professor Russell Ham.

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Large oak trees cover the front of the Thrive 2020 calendar

First Choice Artists

January 14, 2020

Four photos from the 2020 Thrive Magazine Calendar are the work of three McNeese graduates and one current student. January features the work of Liz Sanders, a 2006 mass communications graduate. Wendy Boyett, a 2007 art education graduate, created a Mardi Gras acrylic on canvas for February. The April photo is a Parliament of Owls…

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A collage of photos showcasing the fun activities at Unlock Education

Third Annual Unlock Education Event Set at McNeese

January 14, 2020

The Department of Education Professions at McNeese State University will host its third annual “Unlock Education” event for high school juniors and seniors Friday, Jan. 17. The event allows students in the five-parish area to get a first-hand look at what it takes to be a teacher. This year students will participate in escape room…

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On hand for the presentation are from left to right: Dwight Bertrand, Instructor of Agricultural Sciences; Dr. Chip LeMieux, College Dean; E.F. Hunter III, Fritz Lang Foundation Representative and Adjunct Professor in the McNeese College of Business; and Nicole Jimenez, Special Projects Assistant in the McNeese Office of University Advancement.

McNeese College of Agricultural Sciences Receives Donation

January 6, 2020

The Fritz Lang Foundation has donated $10,000 to the College of Agricultural Sciences through the McNeese Foundation.

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On hand for the donation are (from left to right): Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management and Cecil Adrian’s son; Dr. Wade Rousse, College Dean; Ron McGinley, Managing Director for the Angels of Southwest Louisiana; and Angela Queenan, Foundation Board Member.

McNeese Receives Donation for Business Scholarship

January 6, 2020

The Angels of Southwest Louisiana organization has donated $16,513.36 through the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Cecil Adrian Memorial Scholarship in the College of Business in memory of Cecil Adrian, a Lake Charles native.

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