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Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the foundation, Dr. Peggy Wolfe, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Ann and Ray Todd, and McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel

Nursing Scholarship Established at McNeese by Ann and Ray Todd

January 17, 2019

Ann and Ray Todd have donated $40,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Ann Smith Todd Scholarship for nursing majors. On hand for the presentation are from left Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the foundation, Dr. Peggy Wolfe, dean of the College of Nursing…

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Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, dean of the college, Paul Hippman, Sasol vice president of operations, East Plant, McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel, Brook Hanemann, Banners director, Tom Tyree, Sasol senior manager of engineering and controls, Donna Little, director of the LSBDC, and Marcus Boutte, Sasol senior manager of supply chain

Sasol Donates to McNeese Banners, LSBDC and student scholarships

January 2, 2019

Sasol recently donated $50,000 through the McNeese State University Foundation for the Sasol Imperial Calcasieu Engineering Scholarship ($10,000) and the Sasol College of Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship ($10,000), Banners at McNeese ($5,000) sponsorship and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese ($25,000) to assist with the Small Business Resource Guide Workshop. On hand…

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McNeese Spring Fee Deadline Set

January 2, 2019

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2019 spring classes have until 4:30 p.m. Jan. 9 to pay fees. Spring classes begin Jan. 14. 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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Marcus Boutte, Sasol senior manager of supply chain, McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel, Paul Hippman, Sasol vice president of operations, East Plant, Tom Tyree, Sasol senior manager of engineering and controls, and Pete Symons, Sasol manager of corporate affairs

Sasol Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

December 14, 2018

Sasol has donated $75,000 to the First Choice Campaign at McNeese State University. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. Sasol will contribute $25,000 per year over…

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Barbara Jenkins, executive director of the USPOULTRY Foundation, agricultural sciences instructor Devin Gandy, Shae Doucet, animal science/pre-veterinary medicine senior from Beaumont, Texas, Emerald Fletcher, a natural resource conservation management senior from Lake Charles, and Dr. Chip LeMieux, director of the school and interim dean of the College of Science and Agriculture.

McNeese Receives USPOULTRY Donation

December 14, 2018

The Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University has received a $1,390 grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation as part of its Industry Education Recruitment Funding program, which provides annual recruiting and retention funds to colleges and universities to attract students to their poultry programs. One of the benefits of the…

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Medalion logo of the Future Farmers of America Organization

McNeese Ag Sciences Students Recognized by FFA

December 14, 2018

Three agricultural sciences students at McNeese State University were among 13 Louisiana students to receive the American Future Farmers of America Degree at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award recipients, who are members of the Collegiate FFA chapter at McNeese, are: Gabrielle Gobert, Elton; Colin Vincent, Lacassine; and Ashlee Sebren, Monroe. Only…

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Blue diploma cover with McNeese gold seal and university name.

Fall 2018 Graduate List

December 10, 2018

McNeese State University awarded 580 diplomas to 562 candidates at the university’s fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 8, at Burton Coliseum. Fall 2018 graduates were:   Master of Fine Arts CREATIVE WRITING: Sarah E. Matalone, Great Falls, Va.   Education Specialist EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP: Ashley De Shon Brooks, Loreauville.   Master of Arts ENGLISH: Michelle L.…

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Danny Campbell, Lake Charles Triad general manager, McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel and Cody Stroud, Lake Charles Triad business development manager.

Triad Electric and Controls Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

December 10, 2018

Triad Electric and Controls has donated $15,000 to the First Choice Campaign underway at McNeese State University. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. This innovative plan…

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from left, state Rep. Mark Abraham (R-District 36), Sen. Dan W. "Blade" Morrish (R-District 25), Blaine E. Kelly, strategic account lead, government and education solutions, AT&T Services, McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel, Sarah Allen, regional director, external and legislative affairs, AT&T Services, Chance Henry, AT&T retail store manager for Sulphur, and Meghan Perrodin, AT&T assistant store manager in Lake Charles.

McNeese Foundation Receives AT&T Donation for STEM Scholarships

December 7, 2018

AT&T recently donated $10,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for scholarships to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math. The university continues to serve as an economic and workforce development partner for Southwest Louisiana employers who are seeking well-prepared employees in STEM-related jobs to meet the demands of the billions of dollars in…

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Wayne Ahrens, Westlake Chemical vice president, Operations Region 1; Curtis Brescher, Westlake Chemical plant manager, North and South Plants; Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management; McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel; Steve Jones, Westlake Chemical human resource manager, Region 1; Joe Andrepont, Westlake Chemical principal, community and governmental affairs; and Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, college dean.

McNeese Foundation Receives Westlake Chemical Donation for Student Study Center

December 5, 2018

Westlake Chemical presented a $20,000 donation to McNeese State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science through the McNeese Foundation for the engineering student study center. On hand for the presentation are, from left: Wayne Ahrens, Westlake Chemical vice president, Operations Region 1; Curtis Brescher, Westlake Chemical plant manager, North and South Plants; Dr. Mitchell…

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