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Biological Science Junior Investigates a Mystery in Louisiana’s Waterways

February 20, 2020

A McNeese State University student is helping unlock a mystery about American eels in Louisiana waterways. Biological science junior Valeria Faria is getting hands-on experience in laboratory science through a special research project with assistant professor of biology Dr. Amber Hale. Found all over the state, American eels are caught by The Louisiana Department of…

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Spring Preview Day Set at McNeese

February 20, 2020

McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will take place from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 7. This event is sponsored by the McNeese Admissions and Recruiting Office. Preview Day is a campus-wide open house where participants can tour campus, learn about admissions, colleges and offered majors and see why McNeese…

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A recruiter goes over job descriptions with a McNeese students

Spring Career Fair Set at McNeese

February 20, 2020

The McNeese State University 2020 Spring Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in the Recreational Complex on campus. All McNeese, as well as alumni, can participate. “The Career Fair is an opportunity for employers and students to connect on job and internship opportunities, which in turn…

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McNeese mascot Rowdy the Cowboy holds a JCPenny bag.

McNeese to Host Spring Suit Up Event with JCPenney

February 20, 2020

The McNeese State University Alumni Association is partnering with JCPenney to provide exclusive discounts on career apparel for McNeese students and alumni during the Suit Up sale from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles. “We’re very excited to continue work with JCPenney to provide this one-on-one shopping experience for…

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Ceramic bowls made by students and faculty

McNeese Visual Arts to Sponsor Gumbowl Fundraiser

February 20, 2020

The McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts is hosting a gumbo fundraiser from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex Atrium. Participants can purchase a bowl of gumbo for $10.00 and receive a ceramic bowl handmade by ceramics students and faculty members.  Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used…

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McNeese to Host Reading By Poet David Kirby

February 20, 2020

The annual Frank Granger Poetry Reading will feature poet David Kirby at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, in the McNeese State University Business Conference Center. This free reading is sponsored by the McNeese Master of Fine Arts program. Kirby is the award-winning author of “The Ha-Ha” (2003), “The House on Boulevard St.” (2007), “Talking about…

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David Billodeau

David Billodeau Senior Recital

February 20, 2020

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by David Billodeau, saxophone, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, in Ralph Squires Recital Hall. Lina Morita will accompany on piano.  Billodeau will perform “Tableaux De Provence” by Paule Maurice, “Fantasie für Sopran-Saxophone und Klavier op.…

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On hand for the presentation are: John Singleton; Dr. Deborah King, Education Professions Department Head; and Jessica Pousson, McNeese Foundation Administrative Assistant.

New Scholarship Established for Education Majors

February 17, 2020

John Singleton, a 1972 engineering (mechanical) graduate, has donated $45,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Mary Arthur Singleton Memorial Scholarship in memory of his wife. Mary was a 1965 secondary education graduate and a 1976 Master of Education graduate who taught in Calcasieu Parish for 33 years. The scholarship is designated…

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Dr. Daniel Groft

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Groft

February 17, 2020

Dr. Daniel Groft is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the H.C. Drew Center for Business and Economic Analysis (Drew CBEA). He received his doctorate in economics from Louisiana State University. Prior to returning to McNeese, Dr. Groft served as the economist at the Louisiana Economic Development where he provided economic research services…

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Stevie Trahan, manager, external relations, Cameron LNG; Dr. Jeremy T. Mathis, director of the Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the National Academies of Sciences; Dr. John Griffith, professor of Engineering; and Dr. Tim Hall, dean of the College of Science Engineering and Mathematics.

Connecting with Industry

February 17, 2020

Understanding the emerging demands of industry is important to the faculty in the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics. Recently, Cameron LNG hosted McNeese representatives and provided a tour of the multi-billion dollar facility. Cameron LNG, located just south of Lake Charles, was developed to meet the growing demand for energy around the world with three liquefaction trains…

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