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On hand for the presentation are, from left, Philip Earhart, executive vice president and Southwest Louisiana Market president, Steven Perez, senior vice president and commercial relationship manager, Alana Vincent, McNeese finance student and First Horizon Bank intern, and Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Donation from First Horizon Bank

March 16, 2022

First Horizon Bank has committed $100,000 to various McNeese State University programs and initiatives. The McNeese Foundation recently received a $32,5000 donation with a $5,000 commitment to the McNeese President’s…

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McNeese Master of Science in Nursing Program Ranked in Top 25 Online

March 16, 2022

McNeese State University’s master’s degree program in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner has been ranked among the 25 Best Online MSN in Psychiatric Nursing Degree Programs for 2022 by Top…

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On hand for the presentation are, from left, Kelsey Talbot, CITGO public affairs specialist, Dr. Wade Rousse, McNeese vice president for university advancement, Missy Amidon, CITGO public affairs manager, and Jessica Olsen, CITGO community relations adviser. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Donation from CITGO

March 14, 2022

CITGO Petroleum Corp. has donated $102,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation. The funds are designated for the CITGO Endowment for Development ($35,000), the Center for Advancement of Quality Education…

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McNeese Visual Arts Major Awarded Scholarship by Texas Nonprofit

March 10, 2022

Blake Kidner, a visual arts major, is one of 16 recipients of a $1,431 scholarship awarded by the 431 Exchange, a Texas nonprofit organization that provides scholarships for continuing or…

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On hand for the presentation are, from left, Dr. Wade Rousse, McNeese vice president for university advancement, Ben Marriner, Southwest Beverage president, and Brook Hanemann, Banners at McNeese director. McNeese Photo

Southwest Beverage Supports Banners at McNeese

March 10, 2022

Southwest Beverage has donated $7,500 to the McNeese State University Foundation for Banners at McNeese. Banners is annually supported by area sponsors.

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On hand for the presentation are, from left. Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, and Jeff Brightwell, Energy Transfer vice president for LNG operations. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives First Choice Campaign Donation from Energy Transfer

March 10, 2022

Energy Transfer has donated $10,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for the McNeese First Choice Campaign. The total commitment is $30,000 over three years. The campaign is an initiative…

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Jason French

McNeese LNG Center of Excellence Executive Director Named

March 9, 2022

McNeese State University announced that Jason French, a leader and highly regarded consultant in the liquid natural gas industry, has been named executive director of the McNeese LNG Center of…

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Brandy Humphries

Rural Grant Helps McNeese Nursing Student Earn Degree

March 3, 2022

Brandy Humphries completed her associate degree in 2002 and began her career as a registered nurse (RN). Humphries decided to return to college in 2019 to complete the RN-to-BSN program…

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Chelsea Coleman

McNeese Student First Choice for Leadership Program

February 28, 2022

Animal science senior Chelsea Coleman is one of 20 students selected from nine Louisiana universities for the Louisiana Wildlife Federation’s Edgar Veillon Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) program. The CLC is…

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Chemical Engineering Student Finds Her Path at McNeese

February 23, 2022

McNeese State University engineering major Raven McZeal followed a non-traditional path to McNeese. The 27-year-old mother from Lake Charles originally began pursuing a chemical engineering major at LSU with the…

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