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McNeese Presents The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden informational poster

McNeese State University’s Department of Performing Arts will present a musical production of “The Secret Garden” Feb. 7-11 at Tritico Theatre. Times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-10 and 2 p.m. Feb. 11. “The Secret Garden” is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the classic 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The script and lyrics are…

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Third SAGE lecture set


Dr. Robert Carriker, professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, will be bringing his stories about his History on the Move program to the McNeese State University SEED Center at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, as part of the 2018 Spring Sage Series. Carriker, or “Dr. Boudin,” as he is sometimes known,…

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McNeese Has New Banners Director

Brooke Hanemann

Brook Hanemann has been named the director of Banners at McNeese State University. This annual spring event that is known for its series of concerts, exhibits, lectures and educational programming that has provided Southwest Louisiana with 26 years of easy access to exceptional arts and humanities events unique to this area. A native of New…

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McNeese Receives Donation from Cal-Maine Foods

Dr. Chip LeMieux, Kealy Stelly and Shae Doucet of McNeese stand with Ed Scott of Cal-Maine Foods

The Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University has received a $1,345 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. The McNeese grant was made possible…

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McNeese SAGE lecture set

Book cover with a woman dressed in a ball gown with a crown and scepter

Jen Atkins, a New Orleans native and associate professor of dance studies at Florida State University, will present a lecture titled “The Secret Side of Mardi Gras: New Orleans Carnival Balls, 1870-1920” at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, in the McNeese State University SEED Center as part of the 2018 Spring Sage Series.  Mardi Gras…

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McNeese hosts poetry reading

Camille Dungy

The 2018 Frank Granger visiting poet, Camille Dungy, will give a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall. This free event is sponsored by McNeese’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry: “What to Eat, What to Drink,…

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McNeese Receives Donation from Phillips 66

Dr. Nikos Kiritsis and Richard H. Reid of McNeese stand with Richard G Harbison and Megan Hartman of Phillips 66 for the check presentation.

Phillips 66 has donated $25,000 to the McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer Science through the McNeese Foundation. On hand for the presentation are, from left, Richard G. Harbison, Phillips 66 plant manager, Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, dean of the college, Megan Hartman, Phillips 66 public relations director, and Richard H. Reid, vice president…

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McNeese Offers Prometric Testing on Campus

A hand is seen using a pen to mark on a test paper

A Prometric Testing Center is now available in Southwest Louisiana through the Office of Testing Services at McNeese State University. The center – located in Suite 210C in the Burton Business Center – is open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday by appointment. McNeese’s Testing Services now offers academic and professional licensure and certification…

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Office of the President


Welcome to McNeese State University, one of the top regional universities in the south. McNeese was my first choice to earn both a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master of Business Administration. I have always believed that the people of McNeese are what set this university apart from the rest. I think…

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About Us


Future Students Excellence with a Personal Touch Established in 1939, McNeese State University is nationally ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States, is recognized as one of the finest regional universities in the South and is known as having one of the best returns on investment for tuition and high…

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