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SAGE Series Presents “Adventure Travels with Keith Monroe – Greece, Iceland and Truk Lagoon”

November 18, 2019

As a part of the fall 2019 SAGE series, award-winning photographer Keith Monroe will present a lecture titled, “Adventure Travels with Keith Monroe – Greece, Iceland and Truk Lagoon” at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the McNeese State University SEED Center. Beginning with Greece and Iceland, Monroe will present a stunning array of underwater…

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Rad Tech students practice x-ray placement

2019 Radiologic Sciences Graduates Hold Perfect Pass Rate

November 18, 2019

The 2019 McNeese State University radiologic sciences graduates had a 100% passage rate on the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology. Since the radiologic sciences program’s inception in 1978, McNeese students have held a 97% first-time passage rate on the national certification exam, according to Greg Bradley, radiologic…

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Caitlyn Kudrecki, left, and Caitlin Burcham, right, are graduate interns with the Kay Doré Counseling Center at McNeese State University

Kay Doré Counseling Clinic at McNeese Offers Hands-On Training for Interns

November 18, 2019

McNeese State University students are the First Choice for employers seeking qualified candidates because of the work experience students earn while completing their degrees. Caitlyn Kudrecki and Caitlin Burcham, of Lake Charles, are both graduate students and counselors with the Kay Doré Counseling Clinic (KDCC) at McNeese. In this role, they have the opportunity to…

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A selection of ceramic vases are displayed

Holiday Art Sale Set at McNeese

November 18, 2019

The McNeese State University Student Art Association’s annual holiday art sale will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Grand Gallery on the first floor of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. McNeese art students and faculty will be displaying over 300 artworks produced during the fall semester for sale. Works will…

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Bridget McDaniel, top row third from left, with a class in Italy.

Faculty Spotlight: Bridget McDaniel

November 18, 2019

Bridget McDaniel is an Assistant Professor of Art. She holds a master’s degree in art history from Louisiana State University and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece. She specializes in ancient sculpture and her research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences. Bridget has received multiple grants, endowed professorships, the…

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Will Scheufens, McNeese Police Chief, John Gill, McNeese Police Officer, and Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese President.

McNeese Police Save Lives

November 18, 2019

McNeese Police Officer John Gill was recently presented with a commendation from McNeese Police Chief Will Scheufens and a presidential coin for his heroic action that saved an infant’s life. While he was on duty during the Homecoming parade, a panicked gentleman jumped out of a vehicle and handed Officer Gill an infant who was…

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A pastel poster of the Louisiana Illustrators Exhibit

First Choice Artists

November 18, 2019

Four McNeese graduates are featured in the Louisiana Illustrators Exhibit currently on display at the Lake Charles Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibit showcases over 100 children’s book illustrations published by All-Gator Bookbites, an independent company owned by 2001 graduate Tommie Townsley. Works by Candice Alexander, 2002, Erin Casteel, 2011, Kathern Peal,…

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Dr. Burckel and Jamison Trouth hold the first bottle of Yellowfin Geaux Pokes vodka.

Geaux Pokes Beverage Launches

November 18, 2019

McNeese fans now have a new favorite beverage with the launch of “Geaux Pokes,” a single estate vodka distilled by Yellowfin. Yellowfin Distillery was established in Sulphur in 2017 by 2007 engineering graduate Jamison Trouth. Currently, this new product is available at the distillery, but it will be on retail shelves soon. A portion of…

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On hand for the donation are from left, Ryan Navarre, dealer for Billy Navarre Automotive, Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, Hazel Martin and Kay Martin McNutt, of Martin Automotive Group.

McNeese Receives Donation from Billy Navarre Auto Group

November 18, 2019

The Billy Navarre Auto Group has endowed a $100,000 scholarship through the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Hazel and Edward Martin Scholarship to honor Edward G. Martin, former owner of Martin GMC, and his family for their longtime support of McNeese and its students.

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Ava Simmons headshot

Student Honored by National Council on Family Relations

November 18, 2019

McNeese family science student Ava Simmons was recently selected to receive the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Honors designation in preparation for upcoming graduation. A fully online student who currently resides in Hawaii, Simmons is set to receive a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a concentration in family science in December 2019. The NCFR…

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