News Archive

SLCC Helping Others Across Acadiana

Giving and helping others has been in full-swing at SLCC. Welding students and graduates from our Opelousas campus donated food baskets to 15 families for Thanksgiving. Students in our Medical Assistant program at the Lafayette Campus collected supplies for a shelter in Crowley. And, there are more opportunities on the way during this holiday season.

New Partnership Benefits SLCC PTK Students

Earlier this week, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) and the Southern University System (SUS) announced the LCTCS/SUS Pathway Scholarship, an annual transfer scholarship worth up to $1,500 annually for active Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society student members who wish to transfer to either Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) or Southern University New Orleans (SUNO) upon completion of an associate's degree at an LCTCS college.

Corporate College Offers Digital Media Design Training Program

There is a need for multi-domain design thinkers and makers able to meet the challenges of today's complex world. The SLCC Corporate College Certificate Digital Media Design Training Program can help you prepare for a rewarding career in a variety of creative industries including technology, media, product design, and marketing. In this interdisciplinary, non-credit program, you can learn to adapt the design process to solve contemporary, real-world design issues. Learn to discover, define, develop, and deliver compelling design using information technology and communication. 

Library Extending Hours for End of Semester Studying

The library will have extended library hours for students studying for final exams. The schedule is as follows:

Lafayette Campus - 2016 Fall End of Semester Hours

November 28 - December 9

Monday – Thursday: 6:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday: 6:45 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

New Iberia / Teche Campus - 2016 Fall End of Semester Hours

November 28 - December 9

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Annual Tree Lightings Begin Monday, Nov. 28

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with our annual Holiday Tree Lightings. We're hosting events on all of our campuses, starting Monday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. See the schedule below.

SLCC, UL Sign Articulation Agreement

LAFAYETE – Students in South Louisiana Community College’s Application Software Development will have a smooth transition into UL Lafayette’s Informatics program, thanks to a new articulation agreement between the schools.

Dr. Natalie Harder, SLCC chancellor, and Dr. Joseph Savoie, University of Louisiana at Lafayette president, signed the agreement today at SLCC’s Lafayette Campus.


South Louisiana Community College’s Communications and Marketing team recently captured four Medallion Awards at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relation’s District 2 conference. SLCC was the only community college in Louisiana to win awards.

Medallion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges in NCMPR’s various districts. It's the only regional competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges.

Crowley Teen Overcoming Obstacles to Earn Degree

Gavin Meche rides his bicycle five miles to and from South Louisiana Community College’s Acadian Campus every day from his home on the outskirts of Crowley.

This 17-year-old isn’t your average teen heading to college right after high school. Meche is working on his high school equivalency diploma and college degree concurrently.

St. Martin Bank Commits $25K to Evangeline Campus

St. Martin Bank and Trust Co. committed $25,000 over the next five years to South Louisiana Community College’s new Evangeline Campus in St. Martin Parish. The contribution will be dedicated to long-term sustainability for the campus, including student scholarships, technology and equipment upgrades, building maintenance fund, and endowments. From left: Claudia Provost, Evangeline Campus, Paul A. Durand, President and CEO of St. Martin Bank and Trust Co., and Janet M Douet, COO of St.</body></html>

'Commit to Completion' Signing at SLCC Campuses

Starting tomorrow from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., South Louisiana Community College students on the Lafayette Campus will sign a Community College Completion pledge as part of a national community college movement.

The event is being hosted by SLCC's Student Engagement Office and will feature students signing a campus mass pledge banner to complete their associate degrees or certificates before leaving community college for transfer or to enter the job market. The banner will be moved to each of SLCC's eight campuses through Nov. 9 - Nov. 14.