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Adult Education Program Enrolling Students in March

South Louisiana Community College’s Adult Education Program is holding enrollment for new students March, 6, 7, and 8. Classes begin Monday, March 13.

Enrollment sessions will be held March 6 beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville, March 7 at 8:45 a.m. at the Evangeline campus in St. Martinville, and March 8 beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the Acadian Campus in Crowley. Students must arrive on time in order to register for the session; doors will be closed at 9 a.m. sharp. 

Capital One Bank Invests in Discovery College at SLCC

Capital One Bank is investing in South Louisiana Community College by providing grant funding to Discovery College, SLCC’s summer camp program. The bank recently granted $25,000 to support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) camps within the summer-long Discovery College series.

Come Explore with Us at our Open House Events this Month

Potential students and parents can learn about academic programs, admissions, and financial aid from South Louisiana Community College faculty, staff, and students throughout February. 

The community college is hosting Spring 2017 Open House events at each of its eight campuses, starting Feb. 13.  

The Open House schedule is as follows:

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: