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Spring 2022 COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

Spring 2022 COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

Welcome back to a New Year and the Spring 2022 semester. Please review our updated COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures.

January 07, 2022

BRCC Vice Chancellor Elected to Vice Chair Position for National Skills Coalition

BRCC Vice Chancellor Elected to Vice Chair Position for National Skills Coalition

Baton Rouge Community College Vice Chancellor for Workforce Solutions, Girard Melancon, Ph.D., has been elected by the National Skills Coalition (NSC) to serve as the board's Vice Chair for this year.

January 06, 2022

Start of classes delayed until Jan. 18

Start of classes delayed until Jan. 18

Baton Rouge Community College will delay the start of the Spring 2022 semester by one week. The first day of classes originally scheduled for Monday, Jan. 10 will now be rescheduled to Tuesday, Jan. 18.

December 30, 2021

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

NSO will take place online on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 9:00am-12:00pm.

December 16, 2021

Formosa Plastics Donates $10,000 to the Process Technology Program at BRCC

Formosa Plastics Donates $10,000 to the Process Technology Program at BRCC

Formosa Plastics made a benevolent donation of $10,000 to the Baton Rouge Community College Foundation on behalf of the Process Technology Program (PTEC) on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Central Site.

December 16, 2021

BRCC's Director of TRIO Programs Elected to Serve as President-Elect of the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs

BRCC's Director of TRIO Programs Elected to Serve as President-Elect of the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs

- At its 50th anniversary conference last month, the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) elected Baton Rouge Community College's Director of TRIO Program, Dr. Darica Simon, as President-Elect of the organization.

December 03, 2021

BRCC Releases Study Detailing Regional Economic Impact  of $300 Million

BRCC Releases Study Detailing Regional Economic Impact of $300 Million

- An economic impact study released today by Baton Rouge Community College reveals the college has a $300 million impact, or supports 4,520 jobs, annually in the greater Baton Rouge area.

December 01, 2021

BRCC's Fall Fest set for November 18 at the Mid City Campus with Grammy-award winning Rebirth Brass Band

BRCC's Fall Fest set for November 18 at the Mid City Campus with Grammy-award winning Rebirth Brass Band

Baton Rouge Community College will host its annual Fall Fest on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the lawn by the Bienvenue Student Center at the Mid City campus,201 Community College Drive.

November 15, 2021

LCTCS Faculty and Staff Awards 2021

LCTCS Faculty and Staff Awards 2021

During the 201 LCTCS Annual Conference, four members of the Baton Rouge Community College faculty and staff were recognized for professional excellence and exceptional service.

November 02, 2021

BRCC to host Job Fair for Technical Education Faculty on  Saturday, Nov. 13

BRCC to host Job Fair for Technical Education Faculty on Saturday, Nov. 13

Baton Rouge Community College will host a Faculty Job Fair, Saturday, November 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for job seekers interested in technical education instructor positions

October 26, 2021

Baton Rouge Community College receives $142,000 donation to benefit its Construction Management Program

Baton Rouge Community College receives $142,000 donation to benefit its Construction Management Program

The donation is awarded annually to Construction Management programs for selected colleges or universities that meet the criteria set forth by the LSLBC.

October 22, 2021

Phi Theta Kappa to host Honors Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m.

Phi Theta Kappa to host Honors Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m.

Join Baton Rouge Community College's Beta Mu Omicron Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as they host their Honors Symposium, this Thursday, October 14 at 9 a.m. Individuals can attend in-person in the Louisiana Board Room or virtually via Zoom.

October 13, 2021

BRCC awarded $2.6 million USDOE grant to expand capacity to serve more minority students

BRCC awarded $2.6 million USDOE grant to expand capacity to serve more minority students

Baton Rouge Community College has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Competitive and Formula Grant Programs to expand higher education opportunities for minority students by removing barriers, improving advisement, strengthening institutional capacity and enhancing student access to programs and services.

October 12, 2021

BRCC draws attention to Mental Health Awareness Week with events planned Oct. 11-14

BRCC draws attention to Mental Health Awareness Week with events planned Oct. 11-14

he theme of this year's event is "Let's Work Together to Break the Stigma." The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and provide options for the growing concerns of various mental health issues.

October 11, 2021

BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE AWARDED $1.16 MILLION TO HELP DISPLACED AND UNDEREMPLOYED ADULTS CONTINUE PATH TO HIGHER EDUCATION

BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE AWARDED $1.16 MILLION TO HELP DISPLACED AND UNDEREMPLOYED ADULTS CONTINUE PATH TO HIGHER EDUCATION

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Baton Rouge Community will receive a federal Educational Opportunities Center (EOC) grant of $1.16 million over the next five years to help unemployed workers, low-wage workers, and returning high school and college students enter or continue a program of postsecondary education.

October 08, 2021

BRCC Foundation Presents the 2nd Annual ReCastBR's Resiliency Summit with Mayor Broome, best-selling author Joy Degruy

BRCC Foundation Presents the 2nd Annual ReCastBR's Resiliency Summit with Mayor Broome, best-selling author Joy Degruy

The Baton Rouge Community College Foundation is set to present the 2nd Annual ReCastBR's Resiliency Summit beginning Sunday, September 26 through Tuesday, September 28 at the Magnolia Theater

September 24, 2021

Go, Test, Win! Get tested and earn a chance to win $500

Go, Test, Win! Get tested and earn a chance to win $500

Get tested for COVID-19 at the BRCC Testing Clinic and earn a chance to win $500 from the BRCC Foundation in the Fall Semester 2021 weekly drawing.

September 23, 2021

Dr. Willie Smith of BRCC Chosen for Aspen Institute's  New Presidents Fellowship to Advance Student Success

Dr. Willie Smith of BRCC Chosen for Aspen Institute's New Presidents Fellowship to Advance Student Success

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Dr. Willie E. Smith, Chancellor at Baton Rouge Community College, is one of 25 leaders selected for the 2021-22 class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship.

September 20, 2021

BRCC Announces Launch of new CDL Training Program

BRCC Announces Launch of new CDL Training Program

Baton Rouge Community College's Workforce Solutions Division has partnered with Ancora Education to offer a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) program at the BRCC Port Allen Campus, 3233 Rosedale Rd., Port Allen

September 14, 2021

Hurricane Ida Resources

Hurricane Ida Resources

Hurricane Ida Resources

September 02, 2021

Ochsner, BRCC OfferingNo-Cost Patient Care Technician Program

Ochsner, BRCC OfferingNo-Cost Patient Care Technician Program

In response to demand for certified patient care technicians and certified nursing assistants, Ochsner Baton Rouge and Baton Rouge Community College have partnered to offer the Ochsner Patient Care Technician Customized Training Program.

August 25, 2021

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