News Archive

More First-Time SLCC Students Staying in College

South Louisiana Community College’s enrollment numbers from 2017 to 2018 show that more first-time students are staying in college.

“Overall, for first-time college students starting in the Fall, the college saw a 6 percent increase in term to term retention in this academic year,” said Debbie Tabchouri, SLCC Director of Enrollment Management.

SLCC had 77 percent of its Fall 2017 first-time students continue to Spring 2018. That’s up from 71 percent of Fall 2016 first-time students continuing to Spring 2017.

SLCC Opening Doors this Spring for Potential Students, Parents

Potential students and parents can learn about academic programs, admissions, and financial aid from South Louisiana Community College faculty, staff, and students during a series of Open House events in March. 

The community college is hosting Spring 2018 Open House events at nine campuses, starting March 12.  

The Open House schedule is as follows:

Financial Aid Refunds being Processed

Students – Financial Aid refunds are being processed for the Spring 2018 semester.  Refunds will continue to process as scheduled until all refunds have been made. SContinue to monitor your LoLA and Bank Mobile accounts for updates.

 

 

 

Cleco Making Investment in Students

NEW IBERIA –  Local power company Cleco is investing in students at South Louisiana Community College. Today, Cleco donated $20,000 to the SLCC Foundation to be used for student scholarships.

“Cleco is excited to offer scholarships to students from the communities we serve,” said Bill Fontenot, Cleco’s chief executive officer. “When business takes part in education, we help strengthen not only our communities, but also our workforce.”

SLCC Bringing College Experience to Northside High

South Louisiana Community College’s Center for Minority Excellence is bringing the college experience to Northside High School on Jan. 31. 

College Day is open all students and parents of Northside High School. 

“We want to assist high school students with creating a blueprint for their post-secondary educational journey at SLCC,” said Tonya Bolden-Ball, CME director. 

Students and parents will be provided with information about SLCC including:

New Equipment = Well-Prepared Electrical Students

The Electrical Program at the SLCC T.H. Harris Campus in Opelousas received new equipment recently and students are already using it for training.

New equipment includes:

• two electric conduit/tubing benders – the latest offerings from Greenlee Tools for professional electricians. This equipment allows for consistent and accurate bends, which is essential when doing large installations such as in a shopping mall, school, or other commercial type settings.

SLCC to Visit Northside High for College Day Jan. 31

South Louisiana Community College’s Center for Minority Excellence is bringing the college experience to Northside High School on Jan. 31. 

College Day is open all students and parents of Northside High School. 

“We want to assist high school students with creating a blueprint for their post-secondary educational journey at SLCC,” said Tonya Bolden-Ball, CME director. 

Important Notice from the SLCC Bookstore

The SLCC Campus bookstore will be closed until further notice due to water damage following the hard freeze Tuesday and Wednesday.  The book voucher program has been extended for another week, and will be open through Friday, January 26.  Financial aid "book vouchers" will be accessible on the bookstore website through Tuesday, January 23.

SLCC to Open at Noon Thursday

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will open and classes will resume at noon Thursday, Jan. 18. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to allow ample time for travel.