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Kolby Carter

Graduate Student Completes Internship to Pursue Passion in Athletics

December 8, 2021

McNeese State University health and human performance graduate student Kolby Carter, Natchitoches, is gaining valuable experience as an intern with the event management, marketing and facilities office of the McNeese…

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Nursing faculty and guests stand for a photo

Nursing Faculty Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

December 6, 2021

Four nursing faculty members from McNeese State University were recently recognized at the Legends in Nursing Celebration sponsored by Lake Charles Memorial Health System. Jane Alcock, nursing skills lab coordinator,…

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Allison stands with a McNeese banner at Sen. Cassidy's office.

Business Student Interns for U.S. Senator Cassidy

December 6, 2021

Allison Hunt, a McNeese State University management student from Lake Charles, is in Washington, D.C., this fall interning for Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy. “I was a part of the Governor’s…

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On hand for the donation are, from left, Krisshunn Youngblood, McNeese Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Kedrick Nicholas, McNeese Dean of Students, and Christina Miller, IBERIABANK Assistant Vice President and Senior Relationship Banker.

IBERIABANK|First Horizon Supports Bridge the Gap Fund

December 6, 2021

IBERIABANK, a division of First Horizon Bank, has donated $100,000 to the McNeese Foundation with a $10,000 commitment to the Bridge the Gap fund. The fund supports students in need…

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Susie Beasley, Assistant Professor of Radiologic Sciences, McKenna Fields and Haley Harless.

Radiologic Sciences Seniors Receive Scholarship

December 6, 2021

McKenna Fields and Haley Harless, McNeese State University radiologic sciences majors from Lake Charles, are the 2022 recipients of the Daniel A. Herpin, M.D., Memorial Scholarship. The award is presented…

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On hand for the donation are, from left, Schweitzer and John Aiken, McNeese Men’s Basketball Head Coach.

McNeese Receives Donation for Men’s Basketball

December 6, 2021

Jeffery Schweitzer has donated $5,000 to the McNeese Foundation to support the Cowboy basketball team. Jeffery played for McNeese from 1971-1975 and received a degree in environmental science.

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McNeese food technology student Virgilio Roi Adaptar

Global UGRAD Food Technology Senior Learns How to Help Fight Food Insecurity

December 1, 2021

As part of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), senior Virgilio Roi Adaptar has spent the past semester at McNeese State University exploring how to use chemistry and microbiology…

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Kiara Mitchell

McNeese Student Combines Two Passions Through Internship

November 29, 2021

Kiara Mitchell completed her bachelor’s degree in health and human performance from McNeese State University in May 2020 and will earn a second degree this fall when she graduates with…

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Kip Hanks

Biological Sciences Graduate Change Lives Through Transplants

November 22, 2021

Kip Hanks, a 1997 biological sciences graduate of McNeese State University, planned to attend professional school after graduation, but his McNeese degree led him to a career involving human tissue…

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On hand for the donation are, from left: Doug Hamer, Board Member; Heath Schroyer, McNeese Athletics Director; Phillip Abshire, Board Member; Joe Duffel, Board Member; Mike Wittler, Board President; Jason Guillory, Board Member; Dr. Wade Rousse; McNeese Vice President for University Advancement; and Allen Abshire, Board Secretary.

McNeese Athletics Receives Donation From Cowboy Club

November 22, 2021

The McNeese Cowboy Club has donated $66,124 to the McNeese Foundation for several athletic programs. The funds will provide support for women’s soccer, softball and tennis, men’s and women’s basketball,…

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