News Archive

Info Session for Practical Nursing in Abbeville June 9

South Louisiana Community College’s Practical Nursing program is hosting an informational session on Friday, June 9 at the college’s Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville. The event will start at 2 p.m.

Those in attendance will meet with Student Services staff and instructors to discuss the program and class requirements, learn how to apply for classes, and learn more about applying for financial assistance.

Adult Ed Now Offered Online

SLCC's Adult Education program has expanded to include classes offered entirely online. Enrollment for the free classes, which prepare students to take the HiSET exam, will be open for three days only, May 29 - 31.

"Online Adult Ed offers an opportunity to those students who might not be able to attend traditional classes by offering them a program that works around their schedules. Students who work full-time, or who lack reliable childcare or transportation, can participate in a program that works with them, not against them," said Connor Chauveaux, Adult Education Manager.

Local Foundation Establishes Summer Scholars Program

Fifty Morgan City residents have the opportunity to take a three-credit college course free of charge, courtesy of the Hugh and Byrnes Young Foundation’s Summer Scholars program. 

Four general education courses will be available at the Young Memorial Campus beginning June 6. These courses can be applied towards an associate degree and can also be transferred to a four-year university. 

Spring 2017 Graduates

Nearly 400 students are Spring 2017 candidates for graduation from South Louisiana Community College. Students received degrees during the Spring 2017 Graduation ceremony on May 11.

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 2017 candidates for graduation listed by campus and division.

Info Session in Crowley for Welding, Machine Tool Tech Programs

CROWLEY – South Louisiana Community College will be holding an information session about its Welding and Machine Tools Technology programs Monday, May 15 at 3 p.m. at the Crowley campus in room 109.

Each program starts in August and takes one year to complete. After successfully completing either program, students earn a technical diploma and 45 credit hours.

Lemoine Company CEO to Deliver Graduation Address May 11

Leonard “Lenny” Lemoine, President and CEO for The Lemoine Company, will deliver the keynote address to graduates during South Louisiana Community College’s Spring 2017 graduation.

Graduation will be held Thursday, May 11, 2017 in the Cajundome Convention Center starting at 6 p.m. More than 400 students are candidates for graduation.

Vermilion Parish Students to Benefit from Bank, Marine Scholarship

The Lt. Dronet Detachment Marine Corps League and Gulf Coast Bank Scholarship is awarded to one full-time high-achieving high school graduate from Vermilion parish to attend SLCC’s Abbeville campus. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000 with installments of $500 per semester.

Student Services Taking Part in Spring Seminar 2017

All offices of the college's Student Services division will be closed Tuesday, April 18 so employees may attend Spring Seminar 2017. The seminar is an annual professional development exercise for the division. All offices will resume regular hours on Wednesday, April 19. 

JD Bank Establishes Endowment at SLCC

JD Bank is committed to higher education in Acadiana, thanks to a recent investment in South Louisiana Community College. The community bank has pledged $10,000 to support student scholarships through an endowment at SLCC.

The JD Bank investment comes as SLCC looks to business and industry for private support in face of declining state funding and increased demand from industry.

SLCC Students Nominated for Who's Who Recognition

Twelve students from South Louisiana Community College have been nominated for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Inclusion in the listing is based on several factors including: GPA (3.0), participation and leadership within school organizations and extracurricular activities, community involvement, and future leadership ability or potential.