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McNeese Sigma Tau Delta English Initiates and Officers

May 23, 2018

McNeese State University’s Pi Zeta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, has recently inducted nine students into the society and installed the 2018-2019 officers. Initiates are: Tyler Sheldon, Baton Rouge; Jessica Frank, Jamie Mele, Hannah Perkins, Leah Sims and Monica Soileau, Lake Charles; Elizabeth Salvador, Sulphur; Lauren Howton, McCalla, Alabama; and…

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The Navarre family with Dr. Burckel.

The Late Billy Navarre Receives Posthumous Honorary Doctorate at McNeese Spring Commencement

May 12, 2018

McNeese State University conferred a posthumous honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on Billy Navarre, a prominent Lake Charles business owner, philanthropist, outstanding civic leader, community volunteer and a supporter of McNeese, during the 150th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12, at Burton Coliseum. “This is the highest honor that the university can bestow upon an…

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McNeese Students Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

May 12, 2018

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 and Student Awards for College of Business

May 12, 2018

Twenty-seven business students have been inducted into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Business Honor Society. Lake Charles business leader Rick Richard, president of the Empire of the SEED, was the guest speaker for the ceremony. Membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, which stands for honor, wisdom and earnestness respectively, is the…

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McNeese Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society Initiates

May 12, 2018

McNeese State University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society has recently inducted 21 students into the society. Founded in 1924 at the university of Illinois, Alpha Lambda Delta is an organization that honors the academic excellence of first-year students. Initiates are: Anna Bushnell, Lake Charles; Adria Conley, Lafayette; Hannah Cooley, Friendswood, Texas; Amber…

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Dr. Ann Warner stands with Lauren Courville, Lindsey Bufford and Dr. Tari Dilks

McNeese Recognizes National Nurses Week May 6-12

May 7, 2018

***National Nurses Week is May 6-12. This week celebrates the nursing profession and the vital roles nurses play in health care in their communities. The week always begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Nurse Nightingale is credited with establishing nursing as a modern profession. Two McNeese State…

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Melissa Northcutt of McNeese receives a check from the Rev. Nathan Long, Ashley Ivey-Atkins and Deacon Glenn Viau of St. Louis Catholic High School.

McNeese Receives Donation for Criminal Justice Scholarship

May 7, 2018

Former Lake Charles Police Chief Sam Ivey has given $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Chief Sam Ivey Criminal Justice Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at St. Louis Catholic High School majoring in criminal justice or another sociology field. On hand for the presentation are, from…

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Lindsey Johnson concentrates on her drawing

McNeese Graduate Pursues MFA in Italy

May 4, 2018

When McNeese State University graduate Lindsey Johnson moved to Florence, Italy, two years ago to work on a Master of Fine Arts from the Studio Arts College International (SACI), she knew that her days would be spent working long hours to prepare her to be an artist. As her journey comes to a close this…

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Barbara and DePorres Cormier present a check to Richard Reid of McNeese

Donation made to McNeese Cormier Scholarship

May 4, 2018

Barbara and DePorres Cormier of Stone Mountain, Ga., have presented a $10,000 donation for the Melvin J. and Theresa Cormier Sr. Scholarship established in memory of DePorres’ late parents through the McNeese State University Foundation. On hand for the presentation, from left, are DePorres and Barbara Cormier, and Richard H. Reid, vice president for university…

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Mickey Mancuso and Petula Glaspie of Citgo present a check to Dr. Lonnie Phelps of McNeese

CITGO Presents Donation to McNeese College of Business

May 4, 2018

CITGO Petroleum Corp. has presented a $4,750 donation for business scholarships in the McNeese College of Business through the McNeese State University Foundation. On hand for the donation are, from left, Mickey Mancuso, human resources business partner at CITGO, Dr. Lonnie Phelps, interim college dean, and Petula Glaspie, human resources business partner at CITGO.

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