News Archive

Boys & Girls Clubs, SLCC Join Forces

Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana and South Louisiana Community College are uniting to bring education and training to at-risk youth in Acadiana. The college and nonprofit recently formed a partnership that includes summer camp scholarships, college scholarships, and plans for peer mentoring.

Need a Course but Short on Time? Check Out Maymester

Registration is now open for our Maymester, which runs from May 8 to May 26. Several courses are on the schedule for students. To register, click here.


SLCC Offering New Courses Fall 2017

South Louisiana Community College will be offering new classes in anthropology, accounting, music, and sociology, along with new special topic English classes.

Special topic English courses will focus on detective fiction, fantasy and science fiction, mythology and more. The courses will be offered during the Fall 2017 session. See below for a listing of new and featured classes.

New Courses

ANTH 1010 Intro to Anthropology

Adult Education Program Expanding in Acadiana

In Lafayette Parish, more than 11,000 individuals over the age of 25 are without a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. South Louisiana Community College wants to change this. 

The community college is expanding its comprehensive Adult Education services to Lafayette Parish effective July 1. SLCC, in collaboration with the Lafayette Parish School System, currently is transitioning Adult Education services from LPSS to SLCC. 

Spend the Summer with Our Discovery College

South Louisiana Community College’s annual Discovery College summer camps will offer middle school and high school students a chance to be detectives, life-savers, chefs, video-game makers, roller coaster designers, and much more.

The camps, planned throughout August cover a variety of topics and are offered throughout the summer at several of SLCC’s campuses across Acadiana. See below for a detailed listing.

$50,000 in Student Scholarships Up for Grabs

More than $50,000 in scholarships is available for the upcoming fall semester at South Louisiana Community College. New and continuing students can begin applying for SLCC scholarships March 15.

Through the generosity of donors in Acadiana, dozens of students will have a portion or nearly all of their education for the 2017 fall semester paid.

SLCC Hosting Career Fair in Opelousas March 23

OPELOUSAS ­– A Career Fair is planned for Thursday, March 23 at South Louisiana Community College’s Opelousas campus.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the T.H. Harris Campus cafeteria, 332 E. South Street. More than 25 vendors, and universities and colleges, will be at the Career Fair to meet with students. 

SLCC Students Among PTK All-Louisiana Academic Team

The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) recently announced the 2017 Phi Theta Kappa Louisiana All-Academic Team.  Twenty-nine high-achieving two-year college students from across the state were recognized for their academic and civic accomplishments during an awards ceremony last week in Baton Rouge. 

Therapy Dog, Volunteer Inspiring English Students

Dana Ennis, a volunteer with Pet Partners of Acadiana, and her golden-doodle Paveaux, visited Erin Breaux's English 1020 classes this week to discuss therapy animals. In this class, students are “writing about animals”—analyzing animals in cultural texts and composing arguments about animal welfare issues.

Breaux said she hopes the guests' visit will inspire the students’ research and encourage them toward local service. Thanks Dana and Paveaux for your inspiration.

Ready to Transfer? Meet with 4-year Reps on March 22

Representatives from 4-year universities and other institutions will be at our Lafayette Campus on Wednesday, March 22 for our Transfer Fair. Learn how your education from SLCC can move forward on your path to success. Representatives will be in the Devalcourt Building lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.