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From left to right: Louisiana First Lady Donna Hutto Edwards, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Samuel Gil, Nicole Gil and Eric Gil.

Mass Communication Major Selected for Governor’s Fellows Program

June 24, 2022

Samuel Gil, a mass communication major at McNeese State University, has been selected as a fellow for the 2022 Louisiana Governor’s Fellows Program. The competitive program represents a partnership with…

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Upward Bound at McNeese Awarded $1.9 Million Grant

June 24, 2022

The Upward Bound program at McNeese State University has been awarded a $1.9 million five-year grant by the U.S. Department of Education, the largest amount awarded to the program in…

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from left, Will Reid, branch manager; Steven Perez, incoming Southwest Louisiana market president, and Dr. Michael Buckles, dean of the coll

McNeese Receives First Horizon Bank Donation

June 23, 2022

First Horizon Bank has donated $15,000 to fund scholarships in the McNeese State University College of Liberal Arts through the McNeese Foundation as part of its $100,000 commitment to several…

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McNeese Men’s Rodeo Team Takes Second Place at National Championship

June 20, 2022

McNeese State University’s rodeo team continued its winning tradition at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming. The men’s rodeo team claimed the reserve championship – second place in…

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McNeese Campus to Expand Through Property Swap with JD Bank

June 20, 2022

Thanks to a property swap between the McNeese State University Foundation and JD Bank, McNeese will soon have a new Student Health Services facility at the corner of Ryan Street…

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McNeese Receives Donation from Grace Hebert Curtis Architects

June 16, 2022

Grace Hebert Curtis Architects in Lake Charles has given $10,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for designated areas of need to help McNeese fund its highest priorities. On hand…

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Duyen Bui

Food Technology Research Continues for McNeese Grad at LSU

June 13, 2022

Duyen Bui, a recent graduate from McNeese State University’s master of science in environmental and chemical sciences degree program, is looking forward to building on the knowledge she gained and…

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McNeese Hosts LaACES Balloon Launch

June 6, 2022

Nine student teams from LSU, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Southeastern Louisiana University, Northwestern State University, Loyola and McNeese State University converged on the McNeese campus for the 2022 Louisiana…

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McNeese Civil Engineering Program Receives Grant to Investigate Green Concrete

May 31, 2022

McNeese State University’s civil engineering program has received a $30,000 grant from the Louisiana Transportation Research Center/Louisiana Department of Transportation to study how to improve structural concrete durability and achieve…

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Environmental Sciences Graduate Student Works Towards Restoring Louisiana Forests

May 31, 2022

Aron Stephens, from Franklinton, says that being “bitten by the research bug” was what led him to pursue his master’s degree in environmental and chemical sciences at McNeese State University. Heading…

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