Skip to content

Javascript Disabled. To take full advantage of the new McNeese Website, please enable javascript or change browser options

News

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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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.

Read More
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…

Read More
ABA and MBA ranking badges

First Choice for Online Graduate Education

November 11, 2019

McNeese’s psychology and business administration programs have been recognized with top national and state rankings for online learning excellence for graduate students. The master’s degree program in applied psychology ranks 12th in the nation by Online-Psychology-Degrees.org. Programs were ranked based on average cost of graduate attendance, recent U.S. News & World Report rankings and accreditation.   …

Read More
Meghan Bennett and Emma Bertrand

Changing Lives Through Research

November 11, 2019

Meghan Bennett, of Sulphur, and Emma Bertrand, of Kinder, radiologic sciences seniors at McNeese State University, received first and second place for their research on imaging at the 62nd annual meeting of the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists. “These awards are a testament to the quality education our students receive,” says Allison Puente, clinical assistant…

Read More
On hand for the presentation are, from left, Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, Kurth and Edwin K. Hunter, Tupper Foundation trustee.

McNeese Receives Donation for New Scholarship

November 11, 2019

The Olive Tupper Foundation has donated $20,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Dr. Michael M. Kurth Scholarship in honor of retired McNeese professor Dr. Michael Kurth. The scholarship is open to all students in the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics. Kurth was a professor of economics and received professor emeritus…

Read More
On hand for the presentation are, from left, Steve Cormier, Market Basket vice president of retail operations, Ralynn Castete, McNeese director of scholarships, and Russell Saleme, Market Basket vice president of sales and marketing.

McNeese Receives Donation from Market Basket

November 11, 2019

The Market Basket Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to the McNeese State University Foundation for the Market Basket Academic Scholarship.

Read More
author photo

McNeese MFA Alumnus Featured at the Festival of Words

November 6, 2019

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts alumnus Tyler Robert Sheldon was featured in the 2019 Festival of Words held in Grand Coteau. The annual festival features award-winning writers from across the U.S. who conduct community readings and writing workshops. Sheldon was one of three artists featured, along with novelist Yuri Hererra and spoken word…

Read More
Faculty and staff of the Kay Dore Counseling Clinic

McNeese Holds First Responders Day

November 6, 2019

The Kay Doré Counseling Clinic (KDCC) at McNeese State University hosted a First Responders Day to bring attention to the mental health needs of police officers, firefighters and EMTs. The event was sponsored by Lake Charles Memorial Archer Institute Behavioral Health Hospital. Dr. Kevin Yaudes, assistant professor of psychology, and Misty Kelly, the director of behavioral…

Read More