News Archive

Student Government Collecting Food Donations

Student Government Organizations at SLCC are competing with one another this month - all for a good cause. The groups are collecting food donations throughout September – Hunger Action Month. The organization that collects the most donations will win prize. The contest – which kicked off Sept. 5 – is sponsored by the Student Government Association. 

For more information, contact an SGA member or the Office of Student Engagement at (337) 521-6985.

SLCC to Re-Open Thursday; Classes to Resume

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will be open August 31, 2017, and classes will be held as normal.

SLCC Closed Wednesday; Expect to Open Thursday

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will be closed Wednesday, August 30. The college expects to open and resume classes on Thursday, August 31. 

All SLCC Campuses and Sites Closed Today

All South Louisiana Community College campuses and sites will be closed today, Tuesday, August 29, because of inclement weather. Please take caution if you must travel today. 

Monday Evening Update

As of this evening, there's no change in the earlier update in terms of weather-related closures. Campus officials are continuing to monitor weather reports and updates will be issued as necessary. The following message is still accurate. 

Weather Update - Campus Closures in Abbeville, New Iberia, St. Martinville

South Louisiana Community College campuses in Abbeville, New Iberia (including the International School of Aviation Excellence), and St. Martinville are closed for the remainder of today, August 28 because of inclement weather. The Abbeville and New Iberia campuses will remain closed Tuesday, August 29. Administrators are continuing to monitor weather conditions. Updates will be posted to the college's website, social media accounts, and in local media. 

SLCC Open Monday

All South Louisiana Community College campuses will be open tomorrow. Administrators are continuing to monitor weather conditions and any updates will be posted to the college's website, social media accounts, and in local media. Students should contact their instructors if they cannot attend class due to weather-related issues. Employees should contact their supervisor if they are unable to work due weather-related issues.

SLCC Open for Saturday Classes

South Louisiana Community College will be open for Saturday classes.

School officials will be watching the weather closely. Information regarding any upcoming closures due to the affects of Hurricane Harvey will be posted on the website and sent out via Smart Notice. Smart Notice is a messaging system where participants can opt in for messages via text, phone, or email. To opt in, click here.

JPMorgan Chase Awards $200,000 Grant to SLCC

A two-year $200,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. will help South Louisiana Community College train displaced workers from the oil and gas industry for available jobs in the region – filling unmet workforce needs.

The Acadiana Opportunity Workforce Readiness grant supports the Acadiana Opportunity initiative, a collaboration between the state of Louisiana, and regional partners to reemploy displaced oil and gas workers. Partners include One Acadiana; the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, Louisiana Economic Development; and the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

Workforce Partnership Announcement Wednesday

A two-year $200,000 grant from JP Morgan Chase will help South Louisiana Community College train displaced workers from the oil and gas industry for available jobs in the region – filling unmet workforce needs. The Acadiana Opportunity Workforce Readiness grant is a collaboration between Acadiana Opportunity – an initiative that aims to retrain and reemploy oil and gas workers into high-demand jobs in the Acadiana region; OneAcadiana; the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, Louisiana Economic Development; and the Louisiana Workforce Commission.