Twenty business students have been initiated into the McNeese State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Business Honor Society. Several business awards were also presented at the ceremony.
Lisa Reinauer, professor of art at McNeese State University, received the first place award in The Art Studio, Inc. Members Juried Art Exhibit for 2013 at The Art Studio in Beaumont, Texas.
Jordan Gribble, a senior mass communication major and writer for the Contraband, placed second in the sports writing category at the recent 2013 Society of Professional Journalism Conference
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Watson have given $9,000 to the McNeese Foundation to establish the Carol and Tom Watson Rodeo Scholarship at McNeese State University.
Twenty-two McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in spring commencement ceremonies. Five students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers.
Seven McNeese State University men's and women's rodeo team members have qualified for the 65th College National Finals Rodeo to be held June 9-15 in Casper, Wyo.
Registration for McNeese State University’s summer sessions is currently underway through June 3, while registration for the fall semester is underway through Aug. 19.
McNeese State University is launching a radio station - 88.3 FM KBYS (Cowboys), and is holding a contest to determine the logo and slogan.
Award winners for the 26th annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition have been selected. This year’s competition attracted 726 entries from 242 artists from throughout the United States and is part of the McNeese State University Banners Cultural Season.