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McNeese Agricultural Sciences Students Are First Choice for Scholarships

April 15, 2021

Four students in the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences are recipients of $1,800 scholarships from the Louisiana Poultry Industries Educational Foundation. The students are Caleb Chiasson, Brennan Uzee and William Vanderlick, agricultural sciences majors, and Hunter Lepretre, natural resource conservation management major. The scholarships are awarded through the Louisiana Poultry Federation to…

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McNeese MFA Graduate’s Debut Novel Published

April 13, 2021

McNeese State University 2015 Master of Fine Arts graduate Eric Nguyen’s debut novel, “Things We Lost to the Water,” has been published by Knopf. “Things We Lost to the Water” tells the story of a mother, Huong, and her two young sons, Tuan and Binh, who arrive in New Orleans from Vietnam in the 1970s…

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Danielle Guillory

McNeese Professor to Serve on National Diversity Task Force

April 8, 2021

Danielle Guillory, associate professor of nursing at McNeese State University, has been selected to serve a two-year term on a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force for the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). Guillory’s appointment comes after approaching the NASN president about growing a diverse membership in the organization. “I attended the national…

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On hand for the donation are, from left, Rebecca F. Boniol, Dr. Wade Rousse, McNeese vice president for university advancement and dean of the college of business, and Kay C. Barnett, CFRE, executive director of development for the CHRISTUS Ochsner Foundation.

McNeese Receives Donation for New Scholarship Fund

April 8, 2021

Rebecca Boniol and the CHRISTUS Ochsner SWLA Foundation have partnered to create a $10,000 scholarship fund through the McNeese State University Foundation for Lake Charles Charter Prep graduates attending the university. 

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McNeese Hosts Fourth Annual Unlock Education Event

April 7, 2021

The McNeese State University Burton College of Education took its 4th annual Unlock Education event virtual for high school juniors and seniors in Southwest Louisiana interested in the teaching profession. The event began as a Pinnacle Excellence Award by Dr. Katie Williams, assistant professor of education, and is designed to encourage students who are considering…

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McNeese Preview Day Set April 24

April 7, 2021

McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will take place from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, in the Recreation Complex. This free event is sponsored by the McNeese Admissions and Recruiting Office. Following COVID-19 guidelines, the number of guests for the event is limited and temperature checks are required before entering…

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On hand for the donation are, from left, Dr. Wade Rousse, vice president for university advancement and dean of the college of business, and Ryan Navarre, dealer for Navarre Automotive.

Navarre Auto Group Presents Donation to McNeese for Scholarship

April 7, 2021

The Navarre Auto Group has donated $20,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Hazel Bryant Martin and Edward Gene Martin Sr. Scholarship. Edward is former owner of Martin GMC and the scholarship was established in his honor and to recognize his family’s longtime support of McNeese and its students.

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Logan Vallee

Agricultural Sciences Major Receives AMVAC Scholarship

April 6, 2021

Logan Vallee, an agricultural science junior in the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences, has received a $2,000 scholarship from AMVAC, an American Vanguard company. Logan is one of seven students selected nationally for the annual award, which supports students as they pursue a career in agriculture and the cotton industry.  AMVAC serves…

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McKenlie Perry

Radiologic Sciences Senior Awarded Scholarship

April 6, 2021

McKenlie Perry, a radiologic sciences major from Lake Charles, is the 2021 recipient of the Danial A. Herpin M.D., Memorial Scholarship. The award is presented annually to a senior radiologic sciences student. “Dr. Herpin was a radiologist at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital and took great pride in training the next generation,” says Susie Beasley, assistant…

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On hand for the presentation are from left: Sarah Camp, L’Auberge community relations partner and executive assistant; Dr. Wade Rousse, McNeese vice president for university advancement and dean of the college of business, and Kalyn Delahoussaye, L’Auberge revenue audit analyst.

McNeese Receives Donation from L’Auberge Casino Resort

April 6, 2021

L’Auberge Casino Resort has donated $5,937.16 to the McNeese State University Foundation. Each month L’Auberge guests contribute their extra change to casino floor donation boxes. The contributions are collected and matched up to $1,000 by the resort and then donated to a deserving nonprofit organization.

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