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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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The Proclamation cover from Southern University.

First Choice Host

February 17, 2020

The Southern University Board of Supervisors and Southern University President-Chancellor Dr. Ray Belton presented a certificate of appreciation to McNeese for the First Choice hospitality shown to the Jaguar football team, Human Jukebox Marching Band and Southern University fans when Southern visited McNeese last fall. It was only the second time that McNeese has hosted…

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Tanner Stines, Interim Athletics Director, Will Dion, Pitcher, David Griffin, Jordan Griffin, Kimberly Griffin, Sean-Michael Brady, Pitcher, Justin Hill, Head Baseball Coach, and Zack May, Pitcher.

Creating a Family Friendly Environment at The Jeaux

February 17, 2020

A ribbon cutting to officially open the Little Pokes Playground was held Saturday before the Cowboys defeated Mississippi Valley State 12-0 and 21-2 in a doubleheader. Coach Justin Hill has a long-term, multi-layered, vision for Joe Miller Ballpark, known as The Jeaux, and ardent McNeese supporters David and Kimberly Griffin embraced the idea of the…

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First Choice Education

February 11, 2020

Intellegent.com has recognized McNeese’s graduate education program as one of the first choice offerings in the nation. McNeese received top honors based on the variety of concentration areas offered and the program’s First Choice faculty. Over 1,600 programs from across the U.S. were evaluated for the ranking based on accreditation, cost, return on investment and…

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Mickey Smith plays the saxophone at a basketball game.

Grammy Winner Performs on Center Court

February 11, 2020

Grammy winner and McNeese graduate Mickey Smith Jr. electrified the crowd as he took center court to perform the national anthem to open Saturday’s men’s basketball game against the University of Central Arkansas. Recipient of the 2020 Music Educator of the Year Award, Mickey is band director at Maplewood Middle School and president of MusicMakers2U…

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Dr. Mathis stands in the front of the classroom while using the screen to present slides on the BCST.

Changing Lives Through Science

February 11, 2020

Dr. Jeremy T. Mathis, a 2003 engineering graduate and nationally recognized chemical engineering expert, recently met with students and faculty in the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics to speak about the challenges and the vision for chemical engineering research and education that will guide the profession for the next 30 years. Dr. Mathis is…

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City of Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter, Irvin Louque, and Richard Bentley-Smith, Louisiana Recreation and Park Association Executive Board President.

First Choice Young Professional

February 4, 2020

Irvin Louque, a 2011 natural resource conservation management graduate, recently received the Outstanding Young Professional Award from the Louisiana Recreation and Park Association. This award recognizes individuals with leadership skills and who have contributed to the park and recreation field. Irvin is currently the program manager for Tuten and Riverside Parks for the city of…

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McNeese students filled a business classroom to listen to Louisiana CPA experts.

Preparing for the Future with Professionals

February 4, 2020

Students in the College of Business recently heard from representatives from the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants about the CPA licensing process. The presentation covered steps to becoming a licensed CPA, what to expect when taking the exam and how both organizations act as…

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Dr. Lonnie Turpin points on data points on the project screen to a class of students.

Excelling in Business

January 28, 2020

The College of Business recently hosted an Excel workshop for students to learn functions and commands that can be used to evaluate business expenses and cost predictions. Dr. Lonnie Turpin, Associate Professor of Operations and Statistics, led participants through a series of real world examples and practical applications that can be used to provide evidence-based…

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FBLA students stand on stage as they answer a series of Jeopardy style questions in front of their peers.

Changing Lives of Future Business Leaders

January 28, 2020

Over 750 middle and high school students were on campus last week for the Future Business Leaders of America District Leadership Conference hosted by the College of Business. Students attended workshops focused on developing leadership and technical skills.

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