News Archive

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.

Power Lineman Tech Program being Vetted

Major utility providers in Acadiana are joining forces with South Louisiana Community College for a proposed Power Lineman Technician Training Program.

The 4-month program would be part of SLCC’s Corporate College division, which provides short-term, non-academic training. The community college is partnering with CLECO and SLEMCO for the program.

“We know there’s a need for linemen now,” said Jermaine Ford, SLCC’s Associate Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development. “We’re excited to partner with these companies as we develop curriculum and attain equipment.”

Learn Skills to Manage Projects -- Class starts Jan. 25

SLCC's Corporate College is offering an Introduction to Project Management course that will begin January 25 and will run for 10 weeks. It’s a weekly class held in Lafayette on Thursdays from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

H&B Young Foundation Partners with Young Memorial Campus in Morgan City

MORGAN CITY – Thirty students have the opportunity to take advantage of college courses free of charge, courtesy of the Hugh and Byrnes Young Foundation’s Scholars program. This is the Young Foundation’s third consecutive sponsorship of college courses at the Young Memorial Campus in Morgan City. The free courses apply to students attending the Young Memorial Campus and taking a general education course.

Maritime Training Program Sees Tremendous Growth in Past 6 Months

MORGAN CITY – In the last six months, a Marine Operations program in St. Mary Parish has transitioned to South Louisiana Community College’s Corporate College and has served nearly 1,000 students. That’s considerable growth in terms of enrollment – in fact, it’s a 95 percent increase over the number of students served in the previous six months.

 The transition of the program from South Central Louisiana Technical College to SLCC is part of a realignment plan announced in 2017 by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System.

Fall 2017 Candidates for Graduation

Nearly 600 students are Fall 2017 candidates for graduation from South Louisiana Community College.  Students received degrees during the Fall 2017 Graduation ceremony on Dec. 14.  

Students are from all of SLCC’s campuses. These include Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte. The following are Fall 2017 candidates for graduation listed by campus and division.

LHC Group CEO to Deliver Commencement Address Dec. 14

Keith G. Myers, Chairman and CEO for LHC Group, will deliver the keynote address to graduates during South Louisiana Community College’s Fall 2017 graduation.

Graduation will be held Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in the Cajundome Convention Center starting at 6 p.m. More than 600 students are candidates for graduation.

Mr. Keith Myers, Chairman and CEO of LHC Group

Graduating? Here's All You Need to Know about Fall 2017 Commencement

Congratulations on your upcoming SLCC Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony. Our faculty and staff are very proud of each of you— look forward to celebrating your academic achievements. Please use this sheet as a resource to guide you in the weeks leading up to the commencement ceremony.

Date, Location, and Time

The Fall 2017 ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 14th at 6:00 pm in the Cajundome Convention Center (444 Cajundome Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506). The ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 pm, and all graduates must arrive at 5:00 pm.

Opelousas Welding Program Makes Thanksgiving Donation

Once again, the Welding program at South Louisiana Community College's Opelousas campus is helping the community for Thanksgiving. The T. H. Harris Campus Welding Department held its annual Thanksgiving Drive benefiting over 30 families, as well as the homeless shelters in Opelousas. Instructor David Charles and the Welding department have been leading this drive for almost 20 years.