News Archive

Local Foundation Covering Costs for 50 College Courses

Students have the opportunity to take advantage of 50 college courses free of charge, courtesy of the Hugh and Byrnes Young Foundation’s Scholars program. This is the Young Foundation’s second consecutive sponsorship of college courses at the Young Memorial Campus in Morgan City. This fall, the Young Foundation has expanded the free courses to any student attending the Young Memorial campus and taking a general education course.

5K and 1-Mile Fun Run Registration Now Open

SLCC’s Striding for Scholarships 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 beginning at 8 a.m.

In its third year, the SLCC 5K and 1-mile Fun Run was established to raise funds for student scholarships. SLCC students who register for the race are automatically entered into a drawing for a Finish Line Scholarship. Students must be present to win.

Adult Ed Night Classes Now Offered in Crowley

South Louisiana Community College will begin offering Adult Education night classes at its Crowley campus starting Wednesday, August 16.

“Adult Education programming is specifically designed to meet people where they are. We welcome students 18 years of age or older who require assistance in preparing for and passing the HiSET, the high school equivalency test,” said Connor Chauveaux, SLCC’s manager of Adult Basic Education.

AHEC Students Get Glimpse of Nursing Department in Opelousas

Students from the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Future Nurses toured the nursing department at our Opelousas campus Friday. The students attend Opelousas Senior High, Beau Chene High, and Eunice High Schools. AHEC provides continuing education and clinical experiences to students in rural areas and also to clinicians.

Court Funds Used to Invest in Local Workforce Development

OPELOUSAS ­– A St. Landry Parish judge and attorney are committed to building a strong healthcare workforce in their parish, thanks to a recent investment in South Louisiana Community College’s Opelousas campus. 

Judge James Doherty, with the support of attorney Patrick Morrow, recently awarded more than $80,000 in cy-pres funds to the SLCC Foundation in support of student scholarships in nursing and the potential expansion of the college’s Registered Nursing program at the T.H. Harris campus.

Concealed Carry, Notary, and PI Classes this Month

The Corporate College Division of South Louisiana Community College will be offering exam prep classes for private investigator and notary public along with a Louisiana Concealed Carry and Basic Pistol Safety course beginning July 21 at the Lafayette Campus.

Info Session for PN Program in Opelousas Set

South Louisiana Community College’s Practical Nursing program is hosting an informational session on Friday, July 7 at the college’s Opelousas campus. The event will start at 10 a.m.

Those in attendance will meet with Student Services staff and instructors to discuss the program and class requirements, learn how to apply for classes, and learn more about applying for financial assistance.

2+2 = Business Degree in New SLCC, UL Lafayette Partnership

South Louisiana Community College and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are in business – in more ways than one.

Representatives from the two institutions signed an agreement Tuesday that will enable SLCC graduates to apply course credits they earned at the community college toward a bachelor’s degree from UL Lafayette’s B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration.

Study for a Career as a Machinist in Crowley

South Louisiana Community College will be holding an information session about its Machine Tool Technology program Wednesday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at the Crowley campus in room 109.

The program starts in August and takes one year to complete. After successfully completing the program, students earn a technical diploma and 45 credit hours.

Tuition Payment Plans Available for Fall Semester

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