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McNeese Online Criminal Justice Programs Nationally Recognized

December 5, 2019

McNeese State University’s online criminal justice programs have been ranked top in the country by intelligence.com and thebestschools.org. Intelligence.com has included McNeese in its Top 5 Best Online Probation Officer Degree Programs, with the special distinction of Best Public University. Over 1,500 accredited colleges and universities from across the U.S. were evaluated for the ranking,…

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Michael McFarlain and Latonya Woods

Changing Lives Through Academic Success

December 2, 2019

Graduate nursing students Michael McFarlain and Latonya Woods received state recognition for their academic success. Michael is the first McNeese student to be named Student of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners (LANP). Latonya received one of two inaugural scholarships from the LANP Foundation and is one of the first recipients from…

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First Choice Education

December 2, 2019

McNeese’s online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in criminal justice have been recognized with top national rankings. The bachelor’s degree program ranks in the Top 5 in the nation by Intelligence.com. Programs were ranked based on curriculum, accreditation and graduation rates. The program is also in the Top 50 ranking by Thebestschools.org and is the…

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Steven Perez, IBERIABANK vice president/commercial relationship manager, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese State University president, Philip Earhart, IBERIABANK Southwest Louisiana president, and Janet Melton, IBERIABANK retail support specialist.

IBERIABANK Supports McNeese

December 2, 2019

IBERIABANK has committed $100,000 to various McNeese State University programs and initiatives for the 2019-2020 academic year. “We are honored to continue and strengthen our partnership with IBERIABANK,” McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel said. “Through the years, IBERIABANK has been a generous donor to both our academic and athletic programs.” “McNeese is such a vital…

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Hope Hamilton with her colleagues at Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana.

McNeese Internships Prepare Students for the Future

November 25, 2019

McNeese State University students are career ready not only because of the quality education they receive inside the classroom but also for the hands-on experience they receive as interns. Internships allow students to apply their knowledge to real world situations while learning from top professionals in their chosen field. Many academic programs require students to…

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On hand for the donation are, from left: John Gill, McNeese police officer, Richard Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, Will Scheufens, McNeese chief of police, Tim Swim, McNeese police sergeant, and Stephanie Bryant, McNeese police officer.

McNeese Police Department Receives Donation

November 25, 2019

The McNeese State University Foundation recently donated $21,000 to the McNeese Police Department for body cameras and radios. This new equipment will strengthen the department’s commitment to campus safety.

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McNeese Recieves Donation from USPOULTRY Foundation

November 25, 2019

The USPOULTRY Foundation, through an endowed program funded by Cal-Maine Foods, has given $3,000 to the McNeese State University College of Agricultural Sciences through the McNeese Foundation. The funds are designated to aid in student recruiting and retention efforts.

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Alexys Peron and Allie Williams

Two McNeese Political Science Students Receive Internships with U.S. Senator

November 22, 2019

Two Lake Charles senior political science students, Alexys Peron and Allie Williams, have been selected for the spring 2020 Congressional Internship Program for U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy from Louisiana. As interns, Peron and Williams will travel to Washington, D.C., for the spring 2020 semester, where they have the opportunity to learn about the federal government…

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On hand for the presentation are, from left, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, Kim Graham, Larry Graham, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital CEO, and Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management.

McNeese Receives Donation from Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

November 22, 2019

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital has donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for sports medicine needs.

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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…

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