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Dr. Phyllis Cuevas, elementary education, Burton College of Education; and Dr. Robert Mahfoud, geology, Dr. Sam Monticello, agricultural sciences, Dr. L. Harold Stevenson, environmental science, and Dr. John C. Young, mathematical statistics, College of Science and Agriculture.

McNeese Awards Emeritus Status to Five Professors

May 20, 2019

McNeese State University has honored five faculty members with emeritus status for their exemplary service to students, the university and the community. Emeritus titles are awarded to retired faculty and administrators in recognition of distinguished academic careers and professional contributions and those who have served significant portions of their careers at McNeese.  Receiving Professor Emeritus…

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McNeese English Professor Receives ATLAS Gran

May 20, 2019

Amy Fleury, professor of English and director of the Master of Fine Arts program at McNeese State University, has received a prestigious ATLAS (Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars) grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents. As part of the board’s research and development subprogram, ATLAS grants are competitively awarded to state and private university…

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McNeese State University biological science major Tanner Marceaux has been selected for a 10-week summer internship with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, that will provide him with valuable hands-on experience in the medical research.

McNeese Student Receives Prestigious Research Internship

May 20, 2019

This summer, biological science major Tanner Marceaux, of Lake Charles, will travel to Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a prestigious 10-week summer internship at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). This is the 16th year students from McNeese have been awarded the research internship. The internship is competitive, as students are selected…

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McNeese 2019 Summer Registration Fees Deadline Set

May 20, 2019

Students who have registered online for McNeese State University’s 2019 summer classes have until 4:30 p.m. June 4 to pay fees. Regular summer registration ends May 31 and classes begin June 10. Summer session bills are now available online to students through the MyMcNeese Portal or their Banner Self-Service account. Students can go online at…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

Spring 2019 Honor Graduates

May 15, 2019

Thirty-four McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 11, at Burton Coliseum. Eight students were recognized for earning a 4.0 GPA throughout their college careers: Alexis N. DeLeo, Haughton, in mathematical sciences; Yenifer V. Flores, San Miguel, El Salvador, in history; Haile M. Gilroy,…

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Three generations of the McRight family were part of McNeese State University’s 2019 spring commencement. From left to right: Blake, Kelly and Jason McRight.

Three Generations Represented at McNeese Spring Graduation

May 12, 2019

Three generations of the McRight family walked to “Pomp and Circumstance” at McNeese State University’s 2019 Spring commencement today (May 11). Retired Maj. Kelly McRight – Class of 1962 – walked with fellow members of the Golden Scholars Society as the Class of 1969 was recognized on its 50th anniversary,  while his son, Jason McRight,…

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Graduates smile for the camera

McNeese 2019 Spring Commencement Set

May 3, 2019

McNeese State University will hold its 152nd commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Burton Coliseum. The spring class of 2019 includes 752 candidates from 34 parishes, 22 states and 28 countries, and 789 degrees will be awarded, including 55 associate degrees, 639 bachelor’s degrees, 94 master’s degrees andone education specialist degree. McNeese…

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McNeese to Honor 1969 Golden Scholars at Commencement

May 3, 2019

McNeese State University’s Class of 1969 will be honored during the annual celebration of the McNeese Alumni Association’s Golden Scholars Society on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11. To share in this celebration, the Class of 1969 has invited all previous Golden Scholars inductees to participate, according to Stephanie Clark, McNeese assistant director for alumni affairs.…

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McNeese Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Initiates

May 3, 2019

The Kappa Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at McNeese State University recently held its induction and installation ceremony. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society recognizes superior achievement, develops leadership qualities, fosters high professional standards, encourages creative work and strengthens the commitment to the ideals and purposes of the nursing…

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McNeese Beta Gamma Sigma Initiates

May 3, 2019

Twelve business students have been inducted into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma SigmaScholastic Business Honor Society. Membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, which stands for honor, wisdom and earnestness respectively, is the highest national academic recognition that an undergraduate or graduate business student can receive. Only the top 10% of undergraduates and the…

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