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McNeese Counseling Center Receives IACS Accreditation

June 14, 2019

The McNeese State University Counseling Center has been awarded accreditation by the International Association of Counseling services (IACS). Established in 1971, IACS is the accreditation association for university, four-year college and two-year community college counseling services. Accreditation by IACS is the highest standard available for campus counseling centers, according to Raime Thibodeaux, director of the…

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Kedrick Nicholas

McNeese Names Dean of Student Services

June 6, 2019

Kedrick Nicholas has been named dean of student services at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Chris Thomas, vice president for student affairs at McNeese. His appointment was approved at the February meeting of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. Replay Live Stream “Having known and worked with Kedrick for more than a…

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McNeese Honors College Welcomes 22 New Students

June 6, 2019

For the last 19 years, McNeese State University’s Honors College has changed nearly 500 students’ lives. Honors College provides additional educational opportunities for students with strong academic backgrounds, including scholarships, priority registration, personalized academic counseling and access to special classes. Students also have the opportunity to participate in unique extra service-based and recreational curricular activities.…

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Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, dean of the McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science, Sasol representatives Megan Villanueva, process engineer, Eddie Williams, project engineer, and Jalen Hargraves, electrical project engineer I, and LaDonna McKnight, STEM Academy coordinator.

McNeese Receives Donation for STEM Academy from Sasol

June 3, 2019

Sasol has donated $15,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the STEM Academy, a summer program focused on science, technology, engineering and math for children entering grades 1-8.

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2019 Spring President’s List

June 3, 2019

The President’s Honor List for the spring 2019 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.5 GPA or better while carrying at least 15 semester hours. A senior eligible for graduation but carrying less than 15 hours is also…

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2019 Spring Honor Roll

June 3, 2019

The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2019 spring semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more semester hours. Honor Roll is as follows: LAKE CHARLES: Priscilla L. Abernathy, Nicholas R. Abshire, Kassem A. Abu-Shamat, Emily A. Ackley, Rachel…

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Dr. Ning Zhang

McNeese Professor Named ASME Fellow

May 29, 2019

Dr. Ning Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering at McNeese State University, has been named a Fellow of the 2019 class of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). ASME is a nonprofit organization created to promote multidisciplinary engineering through professional outreach, education, training and development, publications and research, and the establishment of industry codes and…

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McNeese Master of Fine Arts student Matthew Moniz

McNeese MFA Student Accepted into Summer Workshops

May 29, 2019

McNeese State University Master of Fine Arts student Matthew Moniz has been accepted into two prestigious summer workshops ­– the 2019 Community of Writers Poetry Workshop held in Squaw Valley, Calif., and the Tin House Summer Workshop at Reed College in Portland, Ore. Both workshops are highly competitive and participants were selected based on the…

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Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation, Bob Jones, senior vice president - investments for Wells Fargo Advisers, Katherine LaHood, executrix for the Fuller estate, David F. Huddle, estate attorney, and Rene Hulin.

McNeese Receives Donation for Nursing Scholarships

May 29, 2019

The Evalyn Fuller Scholarship has been established at McNeese State University with a donation of $125,000 from the estate of Evalyn Fuller through the McNeese Foundation. Fuller was a registered nurse and employed in the medical department of Cities Service Oil Co. for 20 years, the Lake Charles Mental Health Clinic and the Lake Charles…

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Dr. Phyllis Cuevas, elementary education, Burton College of Education; and Dr. Robert Mahfoud, geology, Dr. Sam Monticello, agricultural sciences, Dr. L. Harold Stevenson, environmental science, and Dr. John C. Young, mathematical statistics, College of Science and Agriculture.

McNeese Awards Emeritus Status to Five Professors

May 20, 2019

McNeese State University has honored five faculty members with emeritus status for their exemplary service to students, the university and the community. Emeritus titles are awarded to retired faculty and administrators in recognition of distinguished academic careers and professional contributions and those who have served significant portions of their careers at McNeese.  Receiving Professor Emeritus…

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