News Archive

Run to Win on Oct. 7 with SLCC's Striding for Scholarships 5K

South Louisiana Community College is offering current SLCC students the chance to win a Finish Line Scholarship on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the conclusion of the college’s Striding for Scholarships 5K and 1-mile Fun Run.

“This really is an ‘enter to win’ opportunity for a current student to win an SLCC scholarship to help defray the cost of college expenses. There is no application process or essay required,” said Lana Fontenot, executive director of the SLCC Foundation.

Corporate College Offers Intro to Project Management Course

The Corporate College division of South Louisiana Community College will be offering a 10-week project management course beginning Thursday, Sept. 21.

SLCC Sees Increase in New Students for Fall 2017

More new students are attending South Louisiana Community College this fall. That’s according to enrollment numbers recently released by the college. The college calculated an 11 percent increase in new students over Fall 2016. This equates to 2,757 new students.

Adult Education Program Expanding Services to Ville Platte

VILLE PLATTE – Citizens in Evangeline Parish who want to earn their high school equivalency diploma will be able to do so close to home. South Louisiana Community College is expanding its Adult Education Program to its C.B. Coreil Campus in Ville Platte.

Registration for the first class is set for 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 with classes starting the following week on Monday, Sept. 18. The campus is located at 1124 Vocational Drive in Ville Platte.

SLCC Announces Fall 2017 Scholarship Recipients

More than $30,000 in scholarships was awarded to students at South Louisiana Community College for the current Fall semester.

Through the generosity of companies and individuals in Acadiana, these students will have a portion or nearly all of their education for the Fall semester paid. Recipients include a diverse mix of majors at SLCC, from registered nursing and clinical lab technician to business and industrial technology. The students also attend a wide variety of SLCC’s ten campuses/instructional sites.

Scholarships and recipients include:

Transfer Experience Heading to Southern University in October

The Center for Minority Excellence hosts college tours each semester to allow CME participants who plan on transferring visit 4-year schools to learn about the transfer process and experience what it is like to be a student at a 4-year university.

Student Government Collecting Food Donations

Student Government Organizations at SLCC are competing with one another this month - all for a good cause. The groups are collecting food donations throughout September – Hunger Action Month. The organization that collects the most donations will win prize. The contest – which kicked off Sept. 5 – is sponsored by the Student Government Association. 

For more information, contact an SGA member or the Office of Student Engagement at (337) 521-6985.

SLCC to Re-Open Thursday; Classes to Resume

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will be open August 31, 2017, and classes will be held as normal.

SLCC Closed Wednesday; Expect to Open Thursday

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will be closed Wednesday, August 30. The college expects to open and resume classes on Thursday, August 31. 

All SLCC Campuses and Sites Closed Today

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will be closed today, Tuesday, August 29, because of inclement weather. Please take caution if you must travel today.