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Register Now for Concealed Carry Class April 22

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.

Criminal Justice Classes Being Offered in St. Martinville for First Time this Fall

South Louisiana Community College is expanding its Criminal Justice classes to its Evangeline Campus this Fall. This is the first time these courses, which will include Introduction to Criminal Justice and Police Process, are offered at the Evangeline Campus.

“Offering courses in communities across Acadiana is a response to the need of our local law enforcement agencies,” said Paige McGee, Program Coordinator for Criminal Justice. She noted several agencies were interested in the program for their officers.

Need a Class? Check Out Maymester Classes

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 Accepting Applications for Third RN Cohort until April 24

South Louisiana Community College is looking for its newest class of Registered Nurses for the Fall semester beginning August 14. Applications for SLCC’s third RN class are due April 24.

“We are excited about welcoming another class of outstanding students who will become high-quality RNs in Acadiana and beyond,” said Dr. Rebecca Harris-Smith, dean of nursing and allied health at SLCC. “The application process is competitive, and SLCC is looking for some of the best candidates to go through this rigorous program.”

2+2 Articulation Agreement with NSU Signed for Criminal Justice Program

South Louisiana Community College and Northwestern State University signed an agreement to benefit criminal justice students who complete their associate degree and want to continue on a journey to a bachelor’s degree.

SLCC Chancellor Dr. Natalie Harder and NSU’s Acting President Dr. Chris Maggio signed a 2+2 articulation agreement Wednesday. This plan is designed for students to complete two years at SLCC followed by two years at NSU.

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.