News Archive

CLECO Provides $4,500 in Scholarships to Students in Opelousas

Cleco presented three scholarships of $1,500 each to students who attend South Louisiana Community College’s T.H. Harris Campus in Opelousas.

“We are excited to offer scholarships to students from the communities we serve,” said Anthony Bunting, Cleco’s chief administrative officer.  “When business takes part in education, we help strengthen not only our communities, but also the workforce of the future.”

More than $30K in Scholarships Awarded in Spring 17

More than $30,000 in scholarships was awarded to students at South Louisiana Community College for the current spring semester. This brings the total of scholarships awarded during the 2016-2017 academic year to more than $75,000.

Through the generosity of companies and individuals in Acadiana, these students will have a portion or nearly all of their education for the spring semester paid. Four scholarships this spring were personally established by SLCC faculty or staff members as a way to further invest in their students.

SLCC Foundation Welcomes New Officers, Directors

The South Louisiana Community College Foundation Board recently welcomed new members and officers for its 2017 Board of Directors.

Three new members have joined the Board of Directors and recently began a three-year term.

They are:

·      Michael Flash, Owner and CFO, Dixie Electric

·      Jennifer Picard Angelle, Manager and Co-owner, Angelle Architects and JP Angelle Consulting, LLC


South Louisiana Community College’s new Health and Sciences building at the Lafayette campus is officially open. The college, along with state officials and project supporters, cut the ceremonial ribbon Thursday, January 26 on the $17.1 million facility.

"This building represents a multitude of partnerships with one focus – student success. We are so thankful for everyone who invested in this facility and the programs being taught. It shows us that the community values our students and is committed to growing our workforce,” said SLCC Chancellor Dr. Natalie Harder.

Not Too Late to Study with Us – More Classes Starting Jan. 31

LAFAYETTE – A new session of classes is starting January 31 at South Louisiana Community College. This means it’s not too late to get started on the Spring 2017 semester.

Students can register for these popular courses being offered during this 12-week session on SLCC’s Lafayette Campus. These classes include:

SLCC Honors Elder Outreach as First Benefactor of the Year

CROWLEY – The SLCC Foundation honored Elder Outreach as its 2016 Benefactor of the Year during a ceremony at the college’s Acadian Campus in Crowley this morning.

The ceremony is the first for the SLCC Foundation. Plans are to recognize an outstanding partnership each year.

RN Program to Welcome ACEN Site Visit in March

South Louisiana Community College will host a site review for initial accreditation of its Associate of Science in Nursing Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Interested individuals are invited to meet the site visit team and share comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 3 p.m. on March 2, 2017, in the Health & Science Building, Rm. 106. The physical address is 1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette LA 70506. Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to: 

Few Spots Remaining in January Notary Class at SLCC

 There’s still time to register for a notary preparation class beginning Jan. 25 at South Louisiana Community College. The Notary Public Exam Prep course will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The course uses the official state study guide to prepare students for the exam. Topics covered include preparation of incorporation, collateral mortgages (liens/privileges), acts, types of contracts, successions, tutorships, notarial wills, and interdictions.

SLCC to Honor Elder Outreach as Benefactor of the Year

On Thursday, Jan. 19, the SLCC Foundation will present Elder Outreach with its 2016 Benefactor of the Year Award. The ceremony will take place at SLCC’s Crowley Campus at 9 a.m.

First Day of Spring 17 Semester

Check out photos from the first day of the Spring 2017 semester. It was big smiles all around. Send us your snaps from your first week of Spring 2017 and we'll post them to SLCC's social media channels.