News Archive

Therapy Dog, Volunteer Inspiring English Students

Dana Ennis, a volunteer with Pet Partners of Acadiana, and her golden-doodle Paveaux, visited Erin Breaux's English 1020 classes this week to discuss therapy animals. In this class, students are “writing about animals”—analyzing animals in cultural texts and composing arguments about animal welfare issues.

Breaux said she hopes the guests' visit will inspire the students’ research and encourage them toward local service. Thanks Dana and Paveaux for your inspiration.

Ready to Transfer? Meet with 4-year Reps on March 22

Representatives from 4-year universities and other institutions will be at our Lafayette Campus on Wednesday, March 22 for our Transfer Fair. Learn how your education from SLCC can move forward on your path to success. Representatives will be in the Devalcourt Building lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Learn Tips to Control Test Anxiety Wednesday

Registerd Play Therapist Dr. Latifey Lafleur will be on the Lafayette Campus Wednesday, March 8 to help students overcome their anxiety during an exam. She will offer tips and techniques to manage anxiety and take control of your thoughts during exams. Her presentation will be from 11 a.m. to noon in the Devalcourt Auditorium. 

The event is sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and the Student Success Center.  Door prizes will be given. 

Adult Ed Program Enrolling Next Week in Abbeville, Crowley, St. Martinville

South Louisiana Community College’s Adult Education Program is holding enrollment for new students March, 6, 7, and 8. Classes begin Monday, March 13.

Graduation Application Deadline March 6

Are you graduating in May? The deadline to submit your graduation application is March 6. Completed applications should be submitted to the Registrar's Office on the Lafayette Campus, Ardoin Building. Spring 2017 Graudation is Thursday, May 11.  

At the Helm: SLCC Chancellor Marks 5-Year Anniversary

A merger of two different educational institutions, budget cuts to higher education, and unprecedented campus growth are all part of Dr. Natalie Harder’s first five years as chancellor of South Louisiana Community College. This week marks her five-year anniversary as the CEO of the third-largest community college in Louisiana.

SLCC, Evangeline Schools Administrators Talk Partnerships

Administrators from South Louisiana Community College and the Evangeline Parish School Board met recently to strategize ways to grow their partnership to better serve students in the parish.  

New Appointments to SLCC Administration

Dr. Natalie Harder, chancellor of South Louisiana Community College, recently made two appointments to her executive team at the community college. In addition, a new dean of Nursing and Allied Health has been named. 

Ville Platte Students Perform with African Drummers

Students at SLCC's Ville Platte campus performed with the West African Interactive Drum performers earlier this week. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement at SLCC and was part of the community college's Diversity Month celebration. The drum troop will be performing at each of SLCC's eight campuses throughout February. SLCC is a comprehensive community college that serves more than 11,000 students annually and operates campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte.