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Salzburg Global Seminar Print E-mail

This May, a select group of students from community colleges around the state will be traveling to Salzburg, Austria, to participate in the Salzburg Global Seminar’s International Study Program. The program is designed to provide participants with an intensive seven-day international experience.  Students will explore pressing issues of global concern and view them from a perspective both literally and figuratively outside the borders of the United States.

BRCC will be selecting up to two students to participate in this year’s program.  Students who are selected will be provided with round-trip travel to Salzburg, tuition, meals, and accommodations at Scholss Leopoldskron.  Students will be accompanied by LCTCS staff. Students who wish to apply must meet the following criteria:

 

 

  • First Year Full Time Student
  • Enrolled Full Time in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014
  • GPA of 3.25 or higher

 

Students interested in applying should review the official information material, which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.  It includes frequently-asked questions, eligibility requirements, travel arrangements, a program of study, and a complete application packet.

Applications are due by Monday, March 17, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the Vice Chancellor’s office located on the second floor of Governor’s Building (room 200).  Applicants will participate in an on-campus interview with the selection committee.  Selection of the program participants will be based on the merits of the overall application.  Questions concerning the program should be directed to Rita Wilson, Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at (225) 216 8361.

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Helicopter Operations Program Print E-mail

 

Associate of Applied Science in Helicopter Pilot Operations

Baton Rouge Community College now offers an Associate of Applied Science in Helicopter Pilot Operations. Graduates of this program will earn their Associate of Applied Science degree as well as become Certificated Flight Instructors with instrument rating, necessary to start their careers as professional helicopter pilots.

 

Contact Information


Individuals interested in applying for the program should contact Shondra Johnson, Coordinator for Technical Education at (225) 216-8289 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 


 

Center of Excellence in Transportation Technology

This is an important milestone for the State of Louisiana and Baton Rouge Community College. The program is part the college’s new Center of Excellence in Transportation Technology.

The Center will be targeting the areas of Automotive Technology, Aviation Technology, Logistics and Security, and Pipeline Transportation. The Center will be utilizing multiple locations around the area, including the new Smiley Heights Development, the Baton Rouge Airport, and a newly leased training facility located on Hooper Road.

The need for qualified Helicopter pilots in the Gulf region has skyrocketed over the past five years as a disproportionate number helicopter pilots have retired and the need for new pilots is expected to grow exponentially throughout the next five years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts job growth in the rotor industry as careers for helicopter pilots are expected to increase up to 21 percent between 2010 and 2020. Furthermore, the Oil and Gas industry, Emergency Medical Services, and Law Enforcement have all seen significant growth with respect to the use of helicopters.


Guidance Aviation

Established in 1998, Guidance Aviation is a leading pilot training organization and provides flight training support for BRCC's program. Guidance has extensive experience training helicopter pilots within a collegiate environment. On June 21, 2013, Guidance Aviation CEO, John Stonecipher, was awarded the prestigious title of Business Person of The Year by the United States Small Business Administration in Washington, D.C. The award was based on criteria including financial strength, sustained hiring, and sustained growth. Guidance Aviation currently has a staff of 55 employees and 15 aircraft including Robinson R22s, R44s and the new Robinson R66 turbine helicopter.

 


 
Chancellor's Welcome Print E-mail

 

On behalf of our faculty and staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Baton Rouge Community College! We are delighted that you are interested in joining our community, and we look forward to helping you achieve your goals and dreams! As the leading two-year institution in the region, BRCC has an extensive array of services to assist you in the pursuit of your educational objectives.

 

We offer associate degrees and certificates in traditional fields such as pre-engineering, liberal arts, and the sciences and emerging fields such as sonography, avionics, film making, veterinarian technology, paralegal, video game design, nursing, construction management, accounting, and many others. Our focus on continual program development ensures that we are providing students with quality education that is both current and responsive to change in technology and industry. We also offer ample opportunities for training through continuing education and lifelong-learning programs for those seeking to broaden their skills and knowledge. But BRCC is about more than just the classroom experience.

 

We believe that a well-rounded education involves social and community engagement as well. At BRCC, students can enjoy a wide variety of activities, clubs, and organizations to meet a broad spectrum of interests. And because we take the “community” part of our name seriously, we have developed and continue to maintain a strong tradition of service learning and community programs designed to promote the value of social involvement and develop graduates who are well equipped to face the challenges and opportunities of our diverse global society.

 

As we look ahead, we are excited about the expansion of our academic, career, and technical training programs. The future of our college is very bright. BRCC has a little something for everyone! As our college celebrates its 15th anniversary, our story continues to be one of access and success, and we are excited that you have decided to let us play a part in your story. Regardless of your reasons for being here we are delighted that you are, and our faculty and staff are committed to giving you the tools you need to soar through your academic journey. Thank you again for your decision to join us here at BRCC, and I look forward to seeing you on campus!

 

Andrea Lewis Miller Chancellor

 
Blackboard Instructions Print E-mail

Blackboard Username

BRCC uses the Blackboard Learning Management System. If you are a returning student, your login for Blackboard has changed. Your username will now be the username you use to log in to LoLA. You can look up your LoLA username by clicking the “lookup username” link on the LoLA homepage.

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BRCC Calendar Print E-mail