It's that time of the year when we celebrate all the hard work students have done over the years to acquire the ultimate goal of graduating from college.

Such is the case for the folks getting ready to receive their diploma from McNeese State University. The school has announced the 2022 Spring Commencement Date and times when the celebration will take place.

Burton Coliseum ( photo)
Burton Coliseum ( photo)

I know what you are asking, times? Yes, there will be two ceremonies occurring on May 13th, 2022. According to McNeese,

The ceremony for the Burton College of Education and colleges of nursing and health professions and science, engineering and mathematics will be held at 9 a.m. and the ceremony for the colleges of agricultural sciences, business and liberal arts will be held at 1 p.m.

This Friday, there will be 756 candidates who are up for degrees. from the University. According to McNeese,

Candidates are from 33 parishes, 18 states, and 30 countries, and 771 degrees will be awarded, including 29 associate degrees, 633 bachelor’s degrees, 108 master’s degrees, and one education specialist degree.


This will be McNeese State Universities's 158th commencement and the two ceremonies will take place this Friday, May 13 inside the Burton Coliseum located at 7001 Gulf Highway in Lake Charles.

Congrats to all the folks graduating this Spring and welcome to the workforce.  You will play a vital role in our future. Good luck y'all can congrats on all your hard work!

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