News Archive

First-of-its-Kind Workforce Collaboration in Louisiana

OPELOUSAS – South Louisiana Community College, the board of directors for Local Workforce Development Board #40, and area parish presidents in Acadiana are partnering to improve workforce development in the region. The collaboration – a first for a community college in Louisiana – falls under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) enacted in 2014.

Transfer Recruiter Visit Oct. 17 in Lafayette

Students will have the opportunity to visit with transfer recruiters from 4-year universities tomorrow. The Transfer Recruitment Fair will take place from 9 a.m. - noon in the Devalcourt Lobby on the Lafayette Campus. Students can learn about the transfer process and what is needed to smoothly transfer after graduation. 

Representatives from these schools are scheduled to be at the fair: LSUA, UL Lafayette, UL Monroe, Stephen F. Austin State University, SUNO, and Southeastern. 

For more information, contact SLCC's Career, Transfer, and Advising Center at (337) 521-6984. 

Nearly 30 Employers to Attend Ville Platte Career Fair Oct. 18

VILLE PLATTE – Nearly 30 employers will be at the Ville Platte Civic Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for a Career Fair. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. The Ville Platte Civic Center is located at 704 N. Soileau Street.

The Career Fair is being hosted by SLCC’s C.B. Coreil Campus in Ville Platte along with the City of Ville Platte, OneAcadiana, the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, and the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

SLCC Sets Fall Open House Events Across Acadiana

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 October and November. 

The community college is hosting Fall 2017 Open House events at eight its campuses, starting October 30.  

The Open House schedule is as follows:

Graduation Applications Due Monday, Oct. 9

You’ve come a long way, and graduation is just around the corner. Have you submitted your application for graduation? Deadline is Monday, Oct. 9. 


Scholarship Applications for Spring 2018 are Open

We understand that paying for college can be difficult. That’s why we offer thousands of dollars in student scholarships every year.

Students are encouraged to apply for Spring 2018 scholarships. Deadline to apply is November 10. 

Eight Great Reason to Apply for SLCC Scholarships

Priority Registration Open for Spring 18

Priority registration for current students opened today for Spring 2018 classes. Log onto your LOLA account to schedule your classes for next semester and keep on track to graduation. Priority registration continues until October 13. 

Open registration begins October 14 for all students. 

Practical Nursing Students in Ville Platte Get Hands-On Training

Practical Nursing students from South Louisiana Community College's C.B. Coreil Campus in Ville Platte received hands-on training today. The campus partnered with Savoy Medical Center in Mamou so that PN students could help administer the flu shot to residents of Evangeline Parish. 

Ville Platte Practical Nursing students administer flu shots in Evangeline Parish.

8-Week Session Starting October 10

There's still time to study with us this Fall semester. A new 8-week session is starting October 10. Available courses include:

Give the Gift of Life – Blood Drives Planned at SLCC Campuses

South Louisiana Community College and United Blood Services are teaming up for a series of blood drives across Acadiana. Eight drives are planned in the coming weeks.  

All donors will receive a heroes themed tshirt. The schedule is: