Spring Preview Day - February 23, 2019
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McNeese Hosts Louisiana Intercollegiate Honor Band


McNeese State University will host the 2019 Louisiana Intercollegiate Honor Band Jan. 18-20. Over 80 college musicians representing 11 universities from across the state will converge on the McNeese campus for this event. The honor band will perform in a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in Tritico Theatre. The group will be…

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Sasol Donates to McNeese Banners, LSBDC and student scholarships

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 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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Sasol Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

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 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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McNeese Receives USPOULTRY Donation

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.

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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2018 Fall McNeese Honor Grads


Eleven McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in fall commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 8, at Burton Coliseum. Two students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers. Meghan Ashley Levens, Houston, Texas, in elementary education Alla Voth, Temiktau, Kazakhstan, in accounting   The other…

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Triad Electric and Controls Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

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 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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McNeese Graduate Playing Trumpet for Touring Broadway Production

The Grinch stands smirking with the musical title to his right.

McNeese State University music performance major Victor Medina was not  among his 562 classmates who donned their blue and gold caps and gowns for this Saturday’s 2018 fall commencement in Burton Coliseum. Medina, who is graduating in absentia, has gotten a jump-start on his career as a professional musician. He was tapped in mid-November to…

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McNeese Foundation Receives AT&T Donation for STEM Scholarships

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.

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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McNeese Bee Program

One of the new bee hives of The Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences to educate both students and the community about the benefits of bees.

McNeese State University is doing its part to help promote the benefits of bees as pollinators through a partnership with local beekeepers and the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences with the introduction of a bee program at the McNeese farm. The goal is to not only educate McNeese students but also agriculture…

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