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An abstract image of a man and various objects create "State of Mind" by Jacob Dugas.

Two McNeese Professors Selected for Prestigious Art Exhibit

October 15, 2019

Two McNeese State University professors have been selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff. The stoneware piece “Crucible Series 81” from professor of art Ken Baskin and the screenprint “State of Mind” from assistant professor of drawing and printmaking Jacob Dugasare…

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Jody Taylor, Assistant Director of Banners, Allen Jarvis, Chief Financial Officer for KMI, Brooke Hanemann, Director of Banners, Chuck Ehlers, President and CEO of KMI, and Greg Leute, Outreach and Operations Specialist for Banners.

Banners Receives Donation from Knight media

October 15, 2019

Banners at McNeese State University is annually supported by donations from area corporate sponsors. Knight Media Printing recently donated $6,000 to Banners for its cultural season.

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese People on Campus

October 9, 2019

Dr. Jack Eaddy Jr. has been named assistant director of bands at McNeese State University. Eaddy received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Florida State University, his master’s degree in wind conducting from the University of Georgia and his Doctorate of Musical Arts in wind conducting from the University of North Texas. Prior to…

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John Miller, Col. Polk and Cynthia Rougeau

2019 McNeese Distinguished Alumni Recipients

October 4, 2019

The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2019 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. the Southeastern Lions football game Saturday, Oct. 5. The three McNeese alumni who have been named recipients this year are: John M. Miller, senior vice president of sales and sales operations for…

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Corey Tarver, general manager of Lake Charles Toyota, Dr. Jay Sconyers, director of McNeese Bands, Dr. Jack Eaddy, assistant director of McNeese Bands, and Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the McNeese Foundation. McNeese Photo

Lake Charles Toyota Donates to McNeese Bands

October 4, 2019

Lake Charles Toyota has presented McNeese State University Bands with a $12,000 donation through the McNeese Foundation to continue its corporate sponsorship of the Pride of McNeese Marching Band and the band’s annual Lake Charles Toyota Gulf Coast Marching Championship.

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LSBDC to Host “Starting & Financing Your Business Idea” Workshop

October 1, 2019

McNeese State University will hold a workshop titled “Starting & Financing Your Business Idea: Using Sasol’s Small Business Resource Guide” from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the SEED Center. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese and co-sponsored by Sasol and Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance. This…

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Kedrick Nicholas, dean of students, Jennifer Leger, planned giving and donor research specialist with the foundation, Robin Semien, assistant registrar, Ryan Preatto, director of student activities and cultural engagement and Janise Lewis, accounting specialist 2. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Scholarship Donation

September 30, 2019

The McNeese State University Black Faculty-Staff Council donated $15,000 to the McNeese Foundation to establish the Creating Opportunities for Recruiting Excellence Scholarship. The scholarship is designated for an area freshman from an under represented population. Money for the scholarship was raised through faculty and staff contributions, private funds and a donation from the McNeese Alumni…

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Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, Jim Beam, and John Alario Jr., Louisiana Senate president. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Donation for Journalism Scholarship

September 30, 2019

John Alario Jr., president of the Louisiana Senate, has donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Jim Beam Scholarship in Journalism No. 2. This scholarship was established in honor of Jim Beam and his longtime coverage of the Louisiana Legislature as a political columnist for the American Press. Jim began reporting…

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Alan Heisser, Cops and Jocks; Sterlin Gilbert, football head coach; and retired Lake Charles Police Chief Don Dixon, Cops and Jocks. McNeese Photo

Cops and Jocks Makes Donation to McNeese Football

September 30, 2019

Cops and Jocks has donated $20,000 to McNeese State University athletics for the football program through the McNeese Foundation from its recent golf tournament held at L’Auberge Casino Resort. On hand for the donation are from the left: Alan Heisser, Cops and Jocks; Sterlin Gilbert, football head coach; and retired Lake Charles Police Chief Don…

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Dr. Frederick "Chip" LeMieux

Dr. Frederick LeMieux Named Dean of College of Agricultural Sciences

September 27, 2019

Dr. Frederick “Chip” LeMieux has been named dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management. LeMieux has been serving as interim dean since May 2018. Please unmute video for audio  “I would like to thank McNeese…

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