News Archive

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.

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.