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McNeese Makes USNWR Best Colleges List

September 13, 2018

For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked McNeese State University as one of the best regional universities in the South in its 2019 Best…

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Dr. Caroline Hennigan and Richard Reid of McNeese accept a check from Amy Kestel, Stephanie Kestle Karpovs and Donna Kestel

Dr. David A. Kestel Memorial Pre-Dental Scholarship Established at McNeese

September 11, 2018

A $15,000 donation has been made to McNeese State University to establish the Dr. David A. Kestel Memorial Pre-Dental Scholarship through the McNeese Foundation. Donna Kestel – along with family…

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Dr. Wendi Prater

McNeese Names News E-Learning Director

September 11, 2018

Dr. Wendi C. Prater has been named director of the Office of E-Learning at McNeese State University. Prater previously worked as an architect with Blockchain Technology in Austin, Texas. Prater…

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Fran Gladden, Check Kleckley and Dennis Stine

2018 McNeese Distinguished Alumni Recipients

September 7, 2018

The McNeese State University Alumni Association will present its 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year awards during halftime ceremonies at the Cowboys vs. Nicholls State ¬†¬†Colonels football game Saturday, Sept.…

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Mentoring Changes Lives Beyond Academics

September 7, 2018

Personal goals are often just as important as academic goals to college students and connecting with a faculty member who supports both can make a lasting impression. Whitney Moss, above…

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Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese President, and Tim Hall, Louisiana Pigment Plant Manager

Louisiana Pigment Commits to McNeese First Choice Campaign

August 28, 2018

Louisiana Pigment has made a $75,000 commitment to the First Choice Campaign for McNeese State University. McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel and Louisiana Pigment Plant Manager Tim Hall Industry partners…

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Students enjoy sno-cones during Howdy Rowdy Week

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Continues This Week at McNeese

August 17, 2018

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back 2018 kicks off the fall semester Monday, Aug. 20, for thousands of new and returning students to the McNeese State University campus with a variety of…

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Sari Bosnyak and Dr. Edward Ferguson wit a horse

McNeese Welcomes International Intern

August 15, 2018

Sari Bosnyak, left, a Nottingham Trent University graduate student from the United Kingdom, is working on her thesis with Dr. Edward Ferguson, professor of animal sciences and an internationally known…

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William Scheufens

William Scheufens Named McNeese Chief of Police

August 12, 2018

McNeese State University alumnus William Scheufens has been selected as the new chief of police for the McNeese Police Department. Scheufens has 36 years of law enforcement experience in physical…

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The Bekery is owned by McNeese graduate Rebekah Hoffpauir

Changing Lives Through Student Mentoring

August 3, 2018

College students often have a hard time deciding about a career after graduation. Some may have a certain field they wish to work in while others only have an idea…

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