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Call for Volunteers for Rouge et Blanc Wine Tasting Gala

September 24, 2019

Volunteers are needed for McNeese State University’s premier food and wine event, Rouge et Blanc, which is set to return to downtown Lake Charles on Saturday, Oct. 12. This year,…

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Dr. Angelique Ogea named Dean of Burton College of Education

September 20, 2019

Dr. Angelique M. Ogea, associate professor of education professions, has been named dean of the Burton College of Education at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Mitchell Adrian, provost and…

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Dr. Daryl Bruckel speaks to attendees.

McNeese Dedicates New Kaufman Plaza for 80th Anniversary

September 11, 2019

McNeese State University commemorated its 80th anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate the new Kaufman Plaza facing Ryan Street on Tuesday.   McNeese officially opened its door for…

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On hand for the presentation are from left: Gregory Thibodeaux, manager western division business development, Ben Bourgeois, sales manager-Lake Charles Operations, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, David Franks, chief operating officer, and Stephen Toups, president, Turner Industries. McNeese Photo

Turner Industries Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

September 5, 2019

Turner Industries has committed $300,000 to the McNeese State University First Choice campaign to provide necessary resources to sustain growth in high demand academic areas that support the economic expansion…

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On hand for the donation are from left: Brad Guillory, president of the McNeese Alumni Association board of directors, and Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president. McNeese Photo

McNeese Alumni Association Makes Donation

September 5, 2019

The McNeese State University Alumni Association has donated $30,000 to its scholarship fund endowed through the McNeese Foundation. The Foundation will match the donation with $10,000. This brings the Alumni…

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On hand for the presentation are from left: Jennifer Leger, gift planning and donor research specialist for the McNeese Foundation; Megan Hartman, Phillips 66 public relations director; and Richard G. Harbison, Phillips 66 plant manager. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Donation for STEM Academy from Phillips 66

September 5, 2019

Phillips 66 donated $20,000 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. Over…

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Dr. Chip LeMieux, second from left, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, accepts the donation from Agriculture Alumni Chapter executive officers, from left, Jennifer Compton, Jon Streete and Wayne McVicker. McNeese Photo

McNeese Receives Donation from McNeese Agriculture Alumni Chapter

August 28, 2019

The McNeese State University Agriculture Alumni Chapter has donated $15,000 to the McNeese Foundation to establish the Natalie Smith McNeese Agriculture Alumni Scholarship. This is the third endowed scholarship made…

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Hyun Brossett, Grace facility plant manager; Greg Hasenbein, Grace logistics and inventory manager; Dr. Tim Hall, dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics; and Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management.

W.R. Grace Foundation Donates to McNeese

August 23, 2019

The W.R. Grace Foundation has donated $7,000 to McNeese State University through the McNeese Foundation to be divided between the colleges of Business and Science, Engineering and Mathematics. On hand…

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Dr. Jay Sconyers

McNeese Names Director of Bands

August 7, 2019

Dr. Jay Sconyers has been named director of bands at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Lonny Benoit, head of the W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts. “Dr.…

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Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president; Dr. Juliana Hinton, professor of biological science; Dr. M. Alan Hinton; Bridget Hinton; Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president for the McNeese Foundation; and Dr. William Dees, professor and head of the biology department at McNeese.

McNeese Receives Donation from Hinton Family

August 5, 2019

Dr. and Mrs. Alan Hinton have given over $30,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation as an initial installment toward a $150,000 pledge to establish the Juliana Hinton Scholarship in…

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