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Enrollment for Adult Ed Classes Aug. 8, 9, 10

South Louisiana Community College’s Adult Education Program is holding enrollment for new students on August 8 beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville, August 9 at 8:45am at the Evangeline campus in St. Martinville, and August 10 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 9:00 am sharp. The actual classes will begin on August 15.

Learn about Business, General Studies in Crowley July 13

CROWLEY – South Louisiana Community College's Acadian campus is opening its doors for an information session on Wednesday, July 13, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. in room 109.

The info session will showcase two academic majors offered at the campus: Business and General Studies.

Representatives from Student Services will be available to discuss the application process, registering for classes, and applying for financial aid.

For more information about this Info Session, call the Acadian Campus at (337) 788-7521 or email acadiancampus@solacc.edu.

 

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SLCC Teams Up with Career Step for Certified, Online Training

LAFAYETTE – South Louisiana Community College’s Corporate College Division has teamed up with Career Step, an online school, to offer certified, online training programs targeted at careers in healthcare.

Adult Ed Program Starting at New Evangeline Campus

ST. MARTINVILLE – Beginning in Fall 2016, South Louisiana Community College will expand its Adult Education Program to St. Martinville at its new Evangeline Campus. Registration will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Welding Student Awarded Inaugural Scholarship

Joseph Arvie, South Louisiana Community College welding student, was recently awarded the inaugural Charles Lewis, Jr. Scholarship created by the American Welding Society, Acadiana Section.

Arvie was officially awarded the $1,500 scholarship at a recent AWS Acadiana Section meeting. Charles Lewis, Jr.’s family members were in attendance for the presentation.

SLCC VC Among First State Class of Certified Workforce Developers

LAFAYETTE – Dr. Willie Smith, South Louisiana Community College vice chancellor for Economic and Workforce Development, is a graduate of the inaugural Louisiana Certified Workforce Developer Class.

LAGCOE Invests in Oil and Gas Programs

LAFAYETTE – Two endowments by Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) in Oil and Gas programs at South Louisiana Community College received matching funds from the state Board of Regents recently.

LAGCOE contributed $60,000 towards a professorship to recruit and retrain exemplary SLCC instructors in programs that provide direct jobs to the Oil and Gas Industry. The college received a state match last month of $40,000 from the Board of Regents Endowed Professorship Program, bringing the endowment total to $100,000.

Culinary Delights in Garden

For the last two years, SLCC students in the Culinary Arts program have grown their own fresh ingredients used in the dishes they are learning to create.

“This is the second year the culinary program has had a garden. The first year, the students planted herbs. This year they expanded the garden to include tomatoes, bell peppers, jalapeno peppers and eggplant,” said Dale Martin, Culinary Arts program director.

One-Stop-Shop Registration Days in June

Want to study at South Louisiana Community College this Fall? Already applied but need to turn in necessary paperwork? No problem.

Several SLCC campuses will be open on two Saturdays in June for Registration Days. Attendees will be able to meet with academic advisors, learn more about majors offered, complete financial aid paperwork, and more at these one-stop-shop events.

The schedule is as follows:

June 11

• 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Acadian Campus, 1933 W. Hutchinson Ave., Crowley, LA 70526    

Still Time to Register for Kids in College Summer Camps

South Louisiana Community College’s annual Kids in College Summer Camps will offer middle school and high school students a chance to be detectives, life-savers, chefs, video-game makers, rollercoaster designers, and much more. And, there’s still time to register.

The camps, planned throughout June, include aviation maintenance, welding, automotive, ACT Prep, robotics, engineering, forensic science, culinary arts, information technology, drama and health. See below for a detailed listing.