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For eight consecutive years, McNeese has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities by U.S. News and World Report. We are also consistently ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category.

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Sarah Harshbarger

McNeese MFA Student Accepted to Summer Residency

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Sarah Harshbarger has been accepted to the distinguished Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) residency at Firefly Farms. Originally from Woodbine, Maryland, Harshbarger is currently a second-year fiction student at McNeese. She received her bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Susquehanna University. SAFTA is located on a…

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The College National Finals Rodeo runs through Saturday, June 16.

Three McNeese Rodeo Members Make Finals

Three members of the McNeese State University rodeo team have qualified for Saturday’s (June 15) finals at the 71st College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. The top 12 competitors in each of the events qualify for Saturday’s championship finals.  The women’s team heads into the finals in first place. Mia Manzanares, of Opelousas, will…