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McNeese State University To Host Virtual Career Fair and Internship Soiree

October 27, 2020

McNeese State University will hold a special virtual Career Fair and Internship Soiree on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. There, current students, graduating seniors and alumni will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 100 industries and organizations, including engineering, business, government, construction, technology, law enforcement, education, social services, health…

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McNeese Radio Presents a Special Live Broadcast of “War of the Worlds”

October 27, 2020

This Halloween, prepare for visitors from another world as McNeese State University’s radio station KBYS 88.3 FM presents a recreation of Orson Welles famous radio play,  “War of the Worlds,” at 6 p.m. Oct. 30, as well as a rebroadcast at 6 p.m. Oct. 31. This special broadcast is a collaboration between McNeese and the…

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On hand for the presentation are, from left, Dr. Wade Rousse, vice president for university advancement and dean of the college of business, Amy Miller, Cheniere Energy Inc., local government and community affairs, Laura Ferrell, Cheniere Energy Inc., senior representative, government and public affairs, and Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president. McNeese Photo

Cheniere Foundation Supports McNeese Hurricane Relief Fund

October 27, 2020

The Cheniere Foundation has donated $75,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to support the university’s Hurricane Relief Fund, which supports students, faculty and staff in times of exceptional need.

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McNeese Graduate Nursing Program Receives Nightingale Award

October 27, 2020

McNeese State University’s graduate nursing program has been recognized with the 2020 Nightingale Award as the Graduate Nursing School of the Year by the Louisiana State Nurses Association and the Louisiana Nurses Foundation. McNeese’s graduate nursing program is part of the Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing, which includes McNeese and sister…

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Dr. Frederick "Chip" LeMieux

McNeese Dean Receives Honorary FFA Degree

October 26, 2020

McNeese State University Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences Dr. Chip LeMieux has been awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree by the Future Farmers of America. The highest honor awarded by the FFA, this degree recognizes educators who provide outstanding contributions to agriculture through their support of school-based agricultural education. LeMieux has received this…

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Postponed: McNeese Preview Day Goes Virtual

October 6, 2020

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Delta, McNeese State’s Preview Day on Saturday, Oct. 17 has been postponed and will be rescheduled by Admissions & Recruiting for a later date. McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will be held virtually from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. This event is sponsored…

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McNeese to Host ACT Testing

October 2, 2020

McNeese State University will host multiple administrations of the ACT (American College Test) on Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 25. The last day to register for any of these test dates is Monday, Oct. 5. There are no late fees or late registration options. The ACT is required for TOPS and McNeese admission. High school…

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An areal view of destruction in Lake Charles is the Sports Illustrated cover.

Sports Illustrated: The Search for Normalcy in a Football Town Left in a Hurricane’s Devastating Wake

September 26, 2020

ROSS DELLENGER SEP 25, 2020 LAKE CHARLES, La. — They call Cowboy Stadium “The Hole” because it plunges into the ground. This place is sacred, an archaic cathedral to college football, protected on all four sides by mounds of earth guarding this community’s spiritual center—a green, artificial turf field marked with blue-and-yellow signage of the…

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After Strong Showing at U.S. Open, Former Cowboy Donates $35,000 to McNeese Hurricane Relief Fund

September 23, 2020

Bob MacIntyre, a former Cowboy golfer at McNeese State University who has since rocketed to the top of the world of professional golfing, has donated $35,000 to the university’s Hurricane Laura Relief Fund after a strong showing at the U.S. Open. MacIntyre attended McNeese on a men’s golf scholarship from 2014-15, winning both the Louisiana…

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Former Cowboy Golfer Raises Money for University Relief Fund at U.S. Open

September 19, 2020

Former Cowboy standout and professional Golfer Bob MacIntyre is raising funds for McNeese State University’s Hurricane Laura Relief Fund while he competes at the U.S. Open. From Oban, Scotland, MacIntyre attended McNeese on a golf scholarship from 2014-15 and competed on McNeese’s Men’s Golf team, where he received the 2015 Southland Conference Freshman of the…

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