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Spring 2016 Candidates for Graduation

Nearly 400 students are Spring 2016 candidates for graduation from South Louisiana Community College.  Students received degrees during the Spring 2016 Graduation ceremony on May 12.  

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 2016 candidates for graduation listed by campus and division.

See the list.

Adult Ed. Program in Abbeville, Crowley Enrolling Students

South Louisiana Community College’s Adult Education Program is holding enrollment for new students on May 31 beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville and June 1 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.

Lafayette General Health President to Address SLCC Graduates

David Callecod, president of Lafayette General Health, will deliver the keynote address during South Louisiana Community College’s Spring 2016 Commencement. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at the Cajundome Convention Center.

Nearly 400 students are candidates for graduation this semester.

Study Close to Home This Summer in Franklin

South Louisiana Community College’s Franklin Campus is offering courses this summer that can help students get a jumpstart on their college career. These courses can help high school seniors going to college this Fall or college students who are home for the summer.

 The summer semester starts on Monday, May 16. Courses being offered include:

SLCC Students Named to PTK All-Academic Team

Two South Louisiana Community College students were among the 2016 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Louisiana All-Academic Team.

The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) recently announced the team, comprising 24 high-achieving students from the 13 community and technical colleges that make up the LCTCS. An awards luncheon was held on April 27 at the LSU Lod Cook Alumni Center.

SLCC Students Are Regional Medics of Year in La.

Six students of National EMS Academy are among the Regional Medics of the Year in Louisiana by Acadian Companies. NEMSA is a partnership between South Louisiana Community College and Acadian Companies.

The honorees include:

Keri Johnson, an EMT who is currently studying to become a paramedic at the NEMSA in Alexandria.

Summer fun: Register NOW 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.

On-Boarding Sessions for CDL and Scaffolding Offered

SLCC will offer informational sessions about its new scaffolding certification and commercial driver’s license programs in May.

Monday, May 2:  CDL program, Lafayette Campus (Ardoin Building, Room 100), 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 17:  CDL program, Lafayette Campus (Ardoin Building, Room 100), 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Acadian Campus Hosting Info Sessions

Want to find out more about enrolling at SLCC’s Acadian Campus? Information sessions will be held this month for Fall 2016 enrollment.

Student Services staff will be on hand to discuss the admissions process, enrolling in classes, and applying for financial aid. Information sessions will be held for practical nursing, machine tool technology, welding and the medical assistant programs on the following dates:

Acadiana's Community College Paving Way to Jobs

South Louisiana Community College recently enhanced its Commercial Vehicle Operator course to include a pre-enrollment phone interview with potential employers.

“Based on industry need for expedited hiring of commercial licensed drivers and the need of our students to find good jobs, we partnered with three truck driving companies to offer pre-enrollment, phone-in interviews to determine if a program participant is a viable candidate for that employer,” said Jermaine Ford, director of SLCC’s Corporate College.