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Open House at T.H. Harris Campus March 14

An Open House will be held at South Louisiana Community College’s T.H. Harris Campus on Monday, March 14 from 5 – 7 p.m.

The public is invited to attend this free event. Information on academic programs, careers services, and financial aid will be available. Students can get information on the admissions process, applying for financial aid, and enrolling for Summer and Fall courses.

Seats Still Available for Evening Welding Class in Abbeville

There’s still time to register for 10-week welding courses at SLCC’s Gulf Area Campus that’s starting soon.

This 10-week course is for anyone interested in learning to weld or anyone looking for a refresher course. The appropriate level of welding will be offered according to the student’s skill level.

Classes will be from 5 – 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting March 14 and concluding May 25.

SLCC, UL Lafayette Create Environmental Sciences Pathway

Beginning in the Fall 2016 semester, South Louisiana Community College students will have an opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences through a partnership between SLCC and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

In an agreement, dubbed a 2 + 2 agreement, the two higher education entities will work together to offer students a four-year pathway to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the College of Sciences at UL Lafayette.

Early College Academy to Compete at National Mock Senate Hearings in D.C.

Seventeen students from the Early College Academy, the Lafayette School of Choice located on SLCC’s campus, will be competing in Washington D.C. on April 22-24 in a National Mock Senate Hearing through the We the People program. ECA students, led by Law I instructor Vickie Hebert and speech and debate coach Amanda L. Guidry, will represent the first school from Louisiana’s 3rd Congressional District to compete at the national level and only one of 53 teams in the nation at this year’s competition. 

SLCC's Short-Term Training Options for Job Seekers

South Louisiana Community College will be at the Industrial Trades Career Fair on Thursday, ready with short-term training programs for industrial careers.

Participants are invited to visit the college's Continuing Education department at the fair set for 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Cajundome Convention Center. SLCC's booth will be located next to the entrance.

AAUW Student Appreciation Day

Members of the SLCC Chapter of the American Association of University Women will be handing out goodies for Student Appreciation Day on Monday, Feb. 29. Chapter members will be on the Lafayette and St. Martinville campuses from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Schedule of events include:

Update on New Evangeline Campus in St. Martinville

More updates from our new Evangeline Campus in St. Martinville. Exterior brick work is continuing while interior work includes hanging drywall and stud work. Crews are also painting the interior and have completed the ceiling grid work. The project remains on track for Fall 16 completion!

Student Spotlight: Catina Laine

Meet Catina Laine. This divorced mom of 2 knew that a college degree was what she needed to support her family. She found that education here at SLCC. In addition to her job at Sabine Pools, Catina also finds time to manage the very successful Lovin' Louisiana social media accounts and helps with our Alumni Association.

Attention Spring 2016 Graduation Candidates

Want to get in the know about Spring 2016 graduation? GradFest 2016 offers you a one-stop opportunity to purchase your cap and gown, submit a graduation application and get details about your graduation ceremony. Choose a time and place convenient for you:

Monday, Feb. 29

  • 10 a.m. to noon, Lafayette Campus, Devalcourt building lobby

Tuesday, March 1

Few Seats Remain for 10-Week Welding Courses

There’s still time to register for 10-week welding courses at several SLCC campuses. Limited seating remains in courses starting in Abbeville, Crowley, Opelousas, and St. Martinville this month.

This 10-week course is for anyone interested in learning to weld or anyone looking for a refresher course. The appropriate level of welding will be offered according to the student’s skill level.