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Learn Tips to Control Test Anxiety Wednesday

Registerd Play Therapist Dr. Latifey Lafleur will be on the Lafayette Campus Wednesday, March 8 to help students overcome their anxiety during an exam. She will offer tips and techniques to manage anxiety and take control of your thoughts during exams. Her presentation will be from 11 a.m. to noon in the Devalcourt Auditorium. 

The event is sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and the Student Success Center.  Door prizes will be given. 

Adult Ed Program Enrolling Next Week in Abbeville, Crowley, St. Martinville

South Louisiana Community College’s Adult Education Program is holding enrollment for new students March, 6, 7, and 8. Classes begin Monday, March 13.

Graduation Application Deadline March 6

Are you graduating in May? The deadline to submit your graduation application is March 6. Completed applications should be submitted to the Registrar's Office on the Lafayette Campus, Ardoin Building. Spring 2017 Graudation is Thursday, May 11.  

At the Helm: SLCC Chancellor Marks 5-Year Anniversary

A merger of two different educational institutions, budget cuts to higher education, and unprecedented campus growth are all part of Dr. Natalie Harder’s first five years as chancellor of South Louisiana Community College. This week marks her five-year anniversary as the CEO of the third-largest community college in Louisiana.

SLCC, Evangeline Schools Administrators Talk Partnerships

Administrators from South Louisiana Community College and the Evangeline Parish School Board met recently to strategize ways to grow their partnership to better serve students in the parish.  

New Appointments to SLCC Administration

Dr. Natalie Harder, chancellor of South Louisiana Community College, recently made two appointments to her executive team at the community college. In addition, a new dean of Nursing and Allied Health has been named. 

Ville Platte Students Perform with African Drummers

Students at SLCC's Ville Platte campus performed with the West African Interactive Drum performers earlier this week. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement at SLCC and was part of the community college's Diversity Month celebration. The drum troop will be performing at each of SLCC's eight campuses throughout February. SLCC is a comprehensive community college that serves more than 11,000 students annually and operates campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte.

Short-Term NDT Testing Now Offered in Opelousas

The Corporate College division of South Louisiana Community College is now offering six-month training in Nondestructive Testing Technology Level 1 and 2 at SLCC’s Opelousas campus.

NDT students use non-invasive inspection methods such as ultrasound, radiography and many other inspection techniques to look inside a component or structure to determine if the component is acceptable for use or service. The program prepares students for careers in product testing, consulting, and inspection careers in engineering and quality assurance areas of industry.

Fewer Text Books = Savings for Students

There’s something missing from Dr. Mark LaRue’s English classes these days at South Louisiana Community College and students don’t seem to mind at all.

LaRue, who teaches Rhetoric and Composition and Composition and Critical Thought, doesn’t require a textbook in his classes. Instead, he utilizes Open Educational Resources – free or minimally priced education materials – to supplement his instruction.