News Archive

Dr. Smith Accepts Interim Director Post

Lemoine Company Establishes First-Generation Endowment

The Lemoine Company is committed to making education attainable for at-risk populations in Acadiana, thanks to a recent investment in South Louisiana Community College. The general contracting and construction management firm recently invested $30,000 to support student scholarships through an endowment at SLCC.

Few Spots Left for FREE College Course in Morgan City

There’s still time to register for a free college course at the Young Memorial Technical Campus in Morgan City. Fifty Morgan City residents have the opportunity to take a three-credit college course free of charge, thanks to the Hugh and Byrnes Young Foundation’s Summer Scholars program.

Four general education courses will be available beginning June 6. These courses can be applied towards an associate degree and can also be transferred to a four-year university.

Haas Foundation Invests in Machine Tool Tech Programs

South Louisiana Community College's Machine Tool Technology program was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation to provide scholarships to students pursuing CNC machinist training. 

Haas Automation, founded in 1983 by Gene Haas, is the leading builder of CNC machine tools in the United States. CNC, or Computer Numerical Control, machines are automation tools used in manufacturing plants.Haas Foundation Donation Photo

SLCC’s Corporate College Offers Intro to Project Management Course

The Corporate College division of South Louisiana Community College will be offering a 10-week project management course beginning Thursday, June 1.

Info Session for Practical Nursing in Abbeville June 9

South Louisiana Community College’s Practical Nursing program is hosting an informational session on Friday, June 9 at the college’s Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville. The event will start at 2 p.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.

Adult Ed Now Offered Online

SLCC's Adult Education program has expanded to include classes offered entirely online. Enrollment for the free classes, which prepare students to take the HiSET exam, will be open for three days only, May 29 - 31.

"Online Adult Ed offers an opportunity to those students who might not be able to attend traditional classes by offering them a program that works around their schedules. Students who work full-time, or who lack reliable childcare or transportation, can participate in a program that works with them, not against them," said Connor Chauveaux, Adult Education Manager.

Local Foundation Establishes Summer Scholars Program

Fifty Morgan City residents have the opportunity to take a three-credit college course free of charge, courtesy of the Hugh and Byrnes Young Foundation’s Summer Scholars program. 

Four general education courses will be available at the Young Memorial Campus beginning June 6. These courses can be applied towards an associate degree and can also be transferred to a four-year university. 

Spring 2017 Graduates

Nearly 400 students are Spring 2017 candidates for graduation from South Louisiana Community College. Students received degrees during the Spring 2017 Graduation ceremony on May 11.

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 Spring 2017 candidates for graduation listed by campus and division.

Still Time to Register for Discovery College Summer Camps

Haven’t registered for summer camp yet? No problem. There’s still time to register in South Louisiana Community College’s annual Discovery College summer camps for middle school and high school students.

The camps, planned throughout August cover a variety of topics and are offered throughout the summer at several of SLCC’s campuses across Acadiana. See below for a detailed listing.

Sessions for grades 6-8 will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sessions for grades 9 and above will take place from 12 to 4:30 p.m.