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Innovate McNeese Overview

The EDA University Center for Economic Development, in partnership with the Innovation Center, is leading an effort to cultivate business creativity, innovation, and invention. Innovate McNeese Week is the first week-long campus-wide initiative celebrating innovation, building community partnerships, and recognizing the unique contributions of faculty, staff, and students.
Thank you to the Louisiana Business Association and EDA University Center for their sponsorship of Innovate McNeese Week.

Date: November 3 - 6, 2014

Place: McNeese SEED Center, 4310 Ryan St., Lake Charles, Louisiana

The Center will host a series of activities during Innovate McNeese Week. Activities include poster presentations showcasing innovative projects or research, luncheons featuring interactive sessions to demonstrate how innovation works, tours of the Innovation Center with the opportunity to view 3-D printing in action, try on Google Glass, see student innovation projects including 2-D animation and green screen applications, and much more.

Leading up to Innovate McNeese Week, faculty-student teams will have the opportunity to use Google Glass for one-week periods to conduct research, explore new frontiers, enhance classroom teaching and learning, develop new applications and share experiences.

Also leading up to Innovate McNeese Week, the Center is offering the first innovation student loyalty card program to currently enrolled Innovation students. More information coming soon.

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and the Louisiana Innovation Council (LIC) have announced that this upcoming November 2014 will be the first established Louisiana Innovation Month. Louisiana Innovation Month will provide an opportunity for the entire State of Louisiana to celebrate business creativity and innovation that builds upon existing innovation-related clusters. Innovation Month will position LED, LIC, regional economic development allies, and higher education as important partner catalysts for the development of a more diverse knowledge-sector based economy.

Visit the Library website for information about new books and materials on innovation! Library books on innovation


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Contact Information

4310 Ryan Street, Suite 160
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
Telephone: 337-475-5000
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