News Archive

SLCC Offering Concealed Carry Course

The Corporate College Division of South Louisiana Community College will be offering a Louisiana Concealed Carry and Basic Pistol Safety course on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Lafayette Campus.

The course consists of eight hours of training including range time. Upon completion, applicants are qualified to apply for a Louisiana Concealed Weapons permit. The cost of the course includes a learner’s packet through the National Rifle Association, application for permit, Notary fee and lunch.

SLCC, NSU to Sign 2+2 Articulation Agreement on Wednesday

South Louisiana Community College and Northwestern State University will sign 2 + 2 agreement that will allow students who earn an associate degree in criminal justice at SLCC to transfer credit hours towards a bachelor’s degree at NSU. Administrators say the partnership saves students time and money as they pursue a four-year degree in criminal justice.

Desire to Care for Others Drives Males to Nursing Field in Ville Platte

VILLE PLATTE ­– Motivated by a desire to care for others, six new students enrolled in South Louisiana Community College’s Practical Nursing program in Ville Platte this Spring. What is unusual is that they are young men, considered to be non-traditional in the nursing world.

Boys & Girls Clubs, SLCC Join Forces

Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana and South Louisiana Community College are uniting to bring education and training to at-risk youth in Acadiana. The college and nonprofit recently formed a partnership that includes summer camp scholarships, college scholarships, and plans for peer mentoring.

Still Time to Register for Maymester

Registration is now open for our Maymester, which runs from May 8 to May 26. Several courses are on the schedule for students. To register, click here.


SLCC Offering New Courses Fall 2017

South Louisiana Community College will be offering new classes in anthropology, accounting, music, and sociology, along with new special topic English classes.

Special topic English courses will focus on detective fiction, fantasy and science fiction, mythology and more. The courses will be offered during the Fall 2017 session. See below for a listing of new and featured classes.

New Courses

ANTH 1010 Intro to Anthropology

Adult Education Program Expanding in Acadiana

In Lafayette Parish, more than 11,000 individuals over the age of 25 are without a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. South Louisiana Community College wants to change this. 

The community college is expanding its comprehensive Adult Education services to Lafayette Parish effective July 1. SLCC, in collaboration with the Lafayette Parish School System, currently is transitioning Adult Education services from LPSS to SLCC. 

Spend the Summer with Our Discovery College

South Louisiana Community College’s annual Discovery College summer camps will offer middle school and high school students a chance to be detectives, life-savers, chefs, video-game makers, roller coaster designers, and much more.

The camps, planned throughout August cover a variety of topics and are offered throughout the summer at several of SLCC’s campuses across Acadiana. See below for a detailed listing.

$50,000 in Student Scholarships Up for Grabs

More than $50,000 in scholarships is available for the upcoming fall semester at South Louisiana Community College. New and continuing students can begin applying for SLCC scholarships March 15.

Through the generosity of donors in Acadiana, dozens of students will have a portion or nearly all of their education for the 2017 fall semester paid.

SLCC Hosting Career Fair in Opelousas March 23

OPELOUSAS ­– A Career Fair is planned for Thursday, March 23 at South Louisiana Community College’s Opelousas campus.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the T.H. Harris Campus cafeteria, 332 E. South Street. More than 25 vendors, and universities and colleges, will be at the Career Fair to meet with students.