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BRCC to host third annual North Baton Rouge Education for Careers Fair Print E-mail

Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) has once again joined forces with ExxonMobil, Turner Industries, BRAVE, the Capital Area Re-Entry Coalition, and other industrial, nonprofit and community resources, to host the third annual North Baton Rouge Community Education for Careers Fair.


This community event will be held on Thursday, August 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at BRCC’s Acadian Campus, in the Student Activity Center, 3250 N. Acadian Thruway.

 

The purpose of this event is to increase the awareness of training and educational opportunities available to North Baton Rouge residents. More than 20 area employer and community resource providers will be on-hand to provide information about available job training programs, resources, and services.

 

Some of the companies that will be represented include Exxon Mobil, Turner Industries, Local Unions and Apprenticeship Programs, Career Solutions Center and more.

 

Attendees will receive information about skilled craft training and academic programs offered by BRCC campuses, apprenticeship programs offered by local trade unions, Adult Education Programs, and information on financing. Jambalaya will be provided courtesy of Turner Industries.

 

This event is free and open to the public. For additional information contact Tammy Brown at (225) 359-9207. For media inquiries, contact LaTonya Scott at (225) 216-8106.

 
More than 100 students graduate from BRCC's ACE Program Print E-mail

It was a packed house Friday, as family, friends, and love ones gathered at Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) to celebrate graduates of the Accelerated Career Education (ACE) Program.


More than 100 students walked across the main stage of the Magnolia Theater to receive credentials in the following programs: Jobs for Americas Graduates (JAG), and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program.


The ACE Program is a collaboration of the Greater Baton Rouge Literacy Coalition and BRCC, offering adult students the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency, college-level credit, and industry recognized credentials. The program is part of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System's participation in a national initiative called Accelerating Opportunity.


For additional information on the ACE Program contact Amanda Stanley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or (225) 276-7348. For media inquiries, contact LaTonya Scott at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (225) 216-8106.

 

View photos from the event.

 
Offices on Mid City Campus relocated Print E-mail
Several offices on BRCC's Mid City Campus have relocated. See below.
  • The Payroll Office is now located in the Governors Building, room 112 (across from the vending machines)
  • The IT Help Desk is now located in the Governors Building, room 229.
  • The BRCC Bookstore is temporarily located in the SGA Gameroom.
Contact information for each of these offices remains the same.
Payroll: 216-8720
IT Help Desk: 216-8448
Bookstore: 216-8012

 
BRCC receives $46,400 donation from The Dow Foundation for new program targeting women Print E-mail

Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) recently received a $46,400 donation from The Dow Foundation for a new program called Women in Welding.


The contribution from The Dow Foundation will provide scholarships to students interested in enrolling in short-term training to earn non-credit industry-based certifications. The funds will go toward equipment, training, safety equipment, and more.

 

The Women In Welding Program will address training needs for individuals that are unemployed, underemployed, and/or veterans aiming to improve careers through advanced training in the high growth markets of the industrial sectors.

 

Participants will receive craft training and soft skills training. Students will also receive mentoring from experienced women welders.

 

With wages rising and the need for more welders, women are now stepping up to fill the void. 28-year-old Angel Yaghi, is ecstatic about starting the program.

 

“I have been interested in obtaining training such as this for quite some time. It’s exciting to be a part of a welding program that is focused on women,” she stated.

 

According to the American Welding Society, it is estimated that only 5% of welders in the U.S. are women. However, many in the welding industry believe that women possess the characteristics that make up a good welder, including great hand-eye coordination and patience.

 

Classes at BRCC’s Port Allen Campus begin this Saturday, June 21 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.). Classes at the Plaquemine Campus begin Monday, June 23 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Both classes are full.

 

For additional information on BRCC's Women in Welding Program contact Dr. Lisa Verret at (225) 687-5501 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .'; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text23551 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //--> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it For media inquiries, contact LaTonya Scott at (225) 216-8106 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . '; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text53620 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //--> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
Get Online Not In Line Print E-mail

 

Want to avoid those long lines?  Did you know that you can check on your admissions paperwork, financial aid status, and even register for classes online, 24/7, through the LoLA portal?

 

You can watch a quick video tutorial on using LoLA to complete an application and how to view the documents you need to complete the process here.

 

Below are a list of the top five questions we are often asked by students.  Avoid the line and get online with LoLA!

 

How do I apply for Admissions?

  1. Go to www.mybrcc.edu and click on Admissions tab.

  2. Select Click here to Submit an Application .

  3. Click the Student Type that applies to you .

  4. Select Admissions Application .

  5. Select First Time User Account Creation and then create a User ID and a 6 digit numeric pin. Then, click Login.

  6. Select Baton Rouge Community College and click Continue.

  7. Select your Student Type and click Continue.

  8. Select the term you are applying for (ex. Fall 2014 or Spring 2015) and then click Fill out Application

  9. Start at the top and select Name. The application will then continue to flow through the remaining sections. Once you return to the Application Checklist screen, all sections should have a check next to them. If one section does not have a check, please click on that section and complete.

  10. When all sections are checked off, please select Application is Complete.

  11. Pay your application fee using a debit or credit card or select Pay Later and submit.

  12. An Application Acknowledgment will appear with steps to Log on to LoLA (our student information portal). Print this for your records.

How do I see what documents I am missing in Admissions?

  1. Log into LoLA here.

  2. Select the Baton Rouge Community College Link in the Self-Service Section.

  3. Select the Student tab.

  4. Select the Admission option.

  5. Choose the term of application (ex. Fall 2014 or Spring 2015) in the Processed Application section.

  6. Required documents will be listed at the end of your application summary.

How do I apply for Financial Aid at BRCC?

To apply for financial aid at BRCC you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You should first register for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov

  1. Read the welcome page.

  2. Select Apply Now for PIN (Parents of dependent students should also apply for a PIN).

  3. Enter the requested personal information and select Next.

  4. Verify the address information for accuracy, then select Yes.

  5. Select Submit Application .

  6. Print Confirmation page for your records.

Now it is time to complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To complete the FAFSA:

  1. Have your 2013 Federal Tax Transcript available from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  2. Complete the entire application (Please note nothing should be left blank, enter  ‘0’ if not applicable).

  3. Enter the BRCC school code: 037303.

  4. Sign your application electronically with your PIN.

  5. Submit the application after all data has been entered and reviewed for accuracy.

  6. Once your FAFSA has been processed, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR).

How do I check the status of my Financial Aid?

  1. Log into LoLA here.

  2. Select the Financial Aid tab at the top of the page.

  3. Select the Financial Aid Status option.

  4. Select the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 Aid Year option and submit.

  5. Choose the Award option. If you have been awarded Financial Aid it will display here along with the amount.

How do I make payment arrangements?

  1. Log into LoLA here.

  2. Select the Baton Rouge Community College Link in the Self-Service Section.

  3. Select the Student tab.

  4. Select the Student Account option.

  5. Choose the Account Summary by Term option. Your account balance and itemized charges will display.

  6. Select Payment Options and follow the prompts to select your payment plan and make installment payment.


 
Campus Crime Alert: June 5, 2014 Print E-mail

At approximately 3:55 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2014 an individual was arrested on the Mid City Campus for being in possession of a firearm while on college property.

 

Additional information regarding this incident can be viewed at:

 

http://www.mybrcc.edu/attachments/198_Campus%20Crime%20Alert%20-%20June%206,%202014.pdf

 

BRCC Students, Faculty, and Staff are encouraged to monitor the following information sources for the latest information regarding campus safety:

 

 

In an emergency situation, the BRCC Police Department can be reached by phone at (225) 216 8888, by picking up one of the Emergency Red Phones located throughout our buildings, or by activating one of the Emergency Call Boxes located throughout our campus and our parking garage.

 

For non-emergency situations, the BRCC Police Department can be reached by phone at (225) 216-8001.


 

 
EMT-Basic and Paramedic Group Information Sessions Print E-mail

 

Group advisement meetings will be held at the Frazier Building and the EMS Headquarters located at 3801 Harding Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70807. You DO NOT need to make an appointment for these sessions.

 

 

Participants are encouraged to invite any interested friends or family members to attend the sessions as well. The most current information about EMT- Basic and Paramedic Associate of Applied Science programs will be presented. There will also be a question and answer session.

 

 

The Frazier Building is at 555 Julia Street, the corner of Julia and Highland Road near downtown Baton Rouge.

 

 

DATE

LOCATION

TIME

June 18, 2014

Wednesday

EMS Headquarters

3 pm

July 2, 2014

Wednesday

Frazier 224

9 am

July 14, 2014

Monday

EMS Headquarters

2 pm

 
Sonography Group Information Sessions Print E-mail


All Group Advisement meetings are held at the Frazier Building in Classroom #229. You DO NOT need to make an appointment for these sessions.

 

 

Participants are encouraged to invite any interested friends or family members to attend the sessions as well. The most current information about Sonography and the BRCC DMS program will be presented. There will also be a question and answer session.

 


The Frazier Building is at 555 Julia Street, the corner of Julia and Highland Road near downtown Baton Rouge.

 

DATE

LOCATION

TIME

June 12, 2014

Thursday

Frazier 229

10 am

July 10, 2014

Thursday

Frazier 229

3 pm

July 24, 2014

Thursday

Frazier 226

6 pm

 

 

 
Summer 2014 Online Course Orientation Print E-mail

Summer 2014 Online Course Orientation

 

There are three ways to attend orientation for online courses this summer.


1- On campus. We will have two different sessions in the Louisiana Board Room on the Mid City campus. The sessions are on Wednesday, May 28 at noon and Monday, June 2 at 6 p.m.

 

2- Online. Visit the following link to attend the orientation virtually. http://buff.ly/1mm0auK

 

3- Email. If you are unable to attend the virtual or campus orientation, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a recording of the orientation information.

 

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Department of e-Learning directly at 216-8130.

 
Summer Hours Print E-mail

Starting Monday, June 2, BRCC will transition to a summer schedule with operating hours beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m. The college will be closed on Fridays. Normal hours will resume Monday, August 4.

The Magnolia Library (Mid City Campus) will be opened from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, during the summer schedule.  The Acadian Library (Acadian Campus) will be opened from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, during the summer schedule.

Please remember that BRCC student support will continue to be available 24/7 during the summer months by phone at 1-866-217-9823, by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and through our online chat portal.

 

 

 

 
Women in Welding Print E-mail


Louisiana employers are expected to fill over 80,000
skilled industrial construction jobs through 2016. Join 15 women in Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parish area who will learn the welding craft which will provide them with the skills needed for a high-wage, high demand career which can lead to an improved quality of life. Industrial plants are making an investment in our region and need qualified, trained welders to meet the demand of the growing workforce. Start training now and be prepared for future jobs and increase your earning potential.

Register online at https://registration.xenegrade.com/mybrcc

Two Sections Available:

Plaquemine
Monday-Friday
9:00am-4:00pm
June 16-July 25

Port Allen
Saturdays
8:00am-2:00pm
June 21-Nov. 15

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! APPLY NOW!

To Register or for more information, call 687-5504 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
2014 Graduation Fact Sheet Print E-mail

 

When and Where is Graduation?

 

This year's ceremony will be held on Friday, May 23 at 10 a.m., in the Bonne Sante Wellness Center on the Mid City Campus. All guests must be seated before the doors close at 10a.m., as they will not be opened while the academic procession is in progress.

 

 

When is Rehearsal?

 

Graduation Rehearsal will be held on Thursday, May 22, at 10 a.m., in the Bonne Sante Wellness Center and should last an hour. All graduates must attend rehearsal. Honor cords, guest tickets (5), photography information, and other pertinent information will be distributed on this day. Regalia are not required for rehearsal.

 

 

Who is the Speaker?

 

Dr. Christel Slaughter is a partner and a co-owner of SSA Consultants, a management consulting and organizational development firm. Co-founded by Dr. Slaughter, its clients include Fortune 200 publicly-traded, privately-held, not-for-profit, and government organizations. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, and received her Doctorate at 25 years of age from the College of Business at Louisiana State University in Systems Management and Organizational Design. While at LSU, Dr. Slaughter was named to the Academy of Management Doctoral Consortium with the top 35 doctoral students in the nation. At the time of her graduation, she had published 20 articles and cases and presented her dissertation research at the London School of Economics.

 

 

What Should I Wear?

 

All graduates will wear regalia along with the collar on the robe. We suggest that you wear an appropriate seasonal outfit, keeping in mind the weather on the day and that the gowns can be quite warm. Suitable attire includes:

 

Gentlemen

Nice shirt (preferably white collars)

Dark Pants

Dark dress boots or shoes

 

Ladies

Dress

Dark dress (you will need to negotiate stairs and stand for periods of time- be mindful of heel height)

*We suggest ladies bring safety pins to secure the detachable collar and bobby pins to secure your cap.

 

Unacceptable Attire:

Jeans, tennis shoes, work boots, flip flops and shorts.

 

The appropriate cap for graduates is the familiar black "mortarboard." The mortarboard is worn straight on the heard with the point of the cap in the center of the forehead. The tassel should hang to the left of the face.

 

 

When Should I Arrive?

 

Graduates must arrive in cap and gown promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014. Family and friends will not be permitted to enter the assembly area. Staff members will be available to help direct graduates to the appropriate line-up areas as well as to direct family and friends to seating areas.

 

No balloons, posters, air horns, or other party material will be allowed in the arena. You will not be permitted to bring cell phones or purses into the arena. Please leave these items in your locked vehicle or with someone in the audience.

 

 

Where Can I Purchaset My Cap and Gown?

Orders for caps and gowns can be placed in the BRCC Bookstore, located on the Mid City Campus. The cost is $34.87. If your gown is wrinkled, it is suggested that you steam your gown the day before the ceremony.

 

 

When Will I Receive my Diploma/Degree?

 

Diplomas are inscribed with the College name, degree title, graduates name, and date of award. Your name will appear on your degree/diploma as it appears in LoLA. Graduates will be notified via your BRCC email address as to when diplomas will be available for pick up.

 

 

Will I Receive Academic Honors?

 

Honor designations are determined by the cumulative grade point average of all work completed as of Fall 2013. Honor cords will be distributed at Commencement Rehearsal. Honors are recognized as follows:

 

Designation

 

Chancellor's Honors Scholar -- 3.85 - 4.00, Gold Cord

Dean's Honors List -- 3.50 - 3.84, Red Cord

Honor's -- 3.00 - 3.49, White Cord

 

**Reminder:   Developmental courses and English as a Second Language are not included in the calculation of grade point averages.

 

 

Will Photos Be Taken of Me at Graduation?

 

Candid Campus Photography has been engaged to take your picture with the Chancellor as you cross the stage. You may order pictures directly from the photographer. Make sure you complete the information form at Graduation Rehearsal. Specific details will be provided in your packet that will be distributed on that day.

 

 

Are There Arrangements for Hearing Impaired Graduates and/or Guests with Disabilities?

 

BRCC will provide interpreter service for the ceremony. To assist us in providing arrangements for graduates or guests of graduates with special needs, please contact the Director of Disability Services, Wendy Devall at 225.216.8503.

 

 

CONGRATULATONS!

 
BRCC Business Graduate Comes Full Circle Print E-mail

 

Baton Rouge Community College's (BRCC) Career Center provides guidance through assessment to students that are in transition, beginning a new phase in their journey, or simply looking for opportunities to grow and explore.

 

With that being said, you would think that a trip to the Career Center would be high on the priority list for most students, especially those nearing graduation, but unfortunately that is not always the case.


In Jaime Sherman's case, it was not until a few months after graduation that she realized she needed some help, and she contacted the BRCC Career Center.  Through a few meetings with a career counselor, she identified some short and long term career goals and began a plan to achieve those goals.  One of those included working with her current employer to begin adding additional responsibilities in her job which would allow her to move in a new career direction.


Over the next 15 months, Sherman developed new job skills, participated in additional professional development  to add to her Associate of Business degree, and kept in touch with the BRCC Career Center to monitor opportunities arising in her area of interest.  Eventually, her diligence paid off, and she was submitted for a job posting through the Career Center.  It was with a long term Career Center employer partner, All Star Automotive Group.


Sherman says that if she had not worked with the Career Center, this opportunity would not have been available to her.  She is now working in her career field and her typical day consists of advertising and marketing, budget meetings, developing and executing marketing strategies, and planning promotional events.  She recently represented All Star Automotive at the BRCC Career & Job Fair this semester, as the employer.


Her advice to future BRCC graduates is to stay connected, and take advantage of BRCC's Career Center. She also encourages students to get involved in organizations within the community.


Congratulations Jaime Sherman, a 2013 BRCC Business graduate!


To find out how the BRCC Career Center can help you achieve your career goals, visit www.collegecentral.com/brcc.

 
Summer ETEC Internship Print E-mail

This summer BRCC will be offering a special section of ETEC 290: Entertainment Technolgy Internship. Students participating in the summer internship will have the opportunity to work with the BRCC’s Office of Media Relations.


Over the summer, the Media Relations office will be creating a series of digital video productions for the college’s web and social media channels.  Students will be able to get hands on experience in each phase of the production process, and have the opportunity to develop material for their demo reels.


Here are some highlights of work our students have been producing this spring:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8IJqjdMK8g



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwk4CzituhI


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2xZ7L9K7rM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EbJsSNa-eg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3DgfdrioI4


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsluawIxfVE&feature=share&t=32m21s (Live Broadcast)



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hW51ZLYpyI


If you are interested in registering for the Internship, or if you have any questions, contact Steve Mitchell at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or via text at 225.335.4578


 


 
Campus Crime Alert: May 9, 2014 Print E-mail

At approximately 7:01 p.m. on Friday, May 9, the BRCC Police Department was notified via an Emergency Red Phone of an incident of simple battery involving a BRCC student in the Cypress Building, room 219 on the Mid City Campus, 201 Community College Drive.

 

A  suspect was arrested at 7:03 p.m., and accused of inappropriately touching a female student.  The suspect was issued a misdemeanor summons for simple battery, and was released and ordered not to return to campus.  The BRCC Police Department will continue to investigate the incident.

 

Additional information regarding this incident can be viewed at:

 

http://www.mybrcc.edu/attachments/198_Campus%20Crime%20Alert%20-%20May%209%202014.pdf

 

BRCC students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to monitor the following information sources for the latest information regarding campus safety:

 

 

In an emergency situation, the BRCC Police Department can be reached by phone at (225) 216-8888, by picking up one of the Emergency Red Phones located throughout our buildings, or by activating one of the Emergency Call Boxes located throughout our campus and our parking garage.


For non-emergency situations, the BRCC Police Department can be reached by phone at (225) 216-8001.

 
BRCC Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker Print E-mail
Baton Rouge, LA- Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) will hold its 15th Annual Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 23, at 10 a.m., in the Bonne Santé Wellness Center, 201 Community College Drive. More than 350 associate, technical, and terminal degrees will be awarded. Dr. Christel C. Slaughter will deliver the keynote address.

Slaughter is a partner and a co-owner of SSA Consultants, a management consulting and organizational development firm. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Slaughter earned a bachelor's degree in Marketing, and received her doctorate at the age of 25 from the College of Business at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Systems Management and Organizational Design.  While at LSU, she was named to the Academy of Management Doctoral Consortium with the top 35 doctoral students in the nation.  At the time of her graduation she had published 20 articles and cases and presented her dissertation research at the London School of Economics.


Slaughter joined SSA Consultants in 1983 after spending seven years as a faculty member at LSU.  Since then, she has been instrumental in guiding and implementing strategic direction for hundreds of organizations, both regionally and nationwide.


Her expertise is rooted in change management, performance improvement, strategic planning, training design and delivery, facilitation services, executive coaching and counseling, and organizational assessment.  Additionally, she has helped numerous Boards of Directors, executive management teams, and nonprofit leadership committees with training and facilitated group sessions involving leadership training, team building, problem solving, and conflict resolution.


Some of her work includes guiding the cultural and organizational transformation of a publicly-traded community bank, designing and implementing an award-winning customer service program for a large healthcare institution, developing and conducting a diversity awareness program for a multi-national chemical plant, and designing integration strategies for the state of Louisiana's multi-billion dollar coastal protection and restoration efforts.


She has also worked heavily in Louisiana's public school systems including East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and West Feliciana.


For media inquiries, contact LaTonya Scott, assistant director of public relations at 225-216-8106.

 
Eleventh Nursing Pinning Ceremony Set for May 21 Print E-mail

Baton Rouge, LA- On Wednesday, May 21, at 6 p.m., Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) will hold its Eleventh Nursing Pinning Ceremony. This event will be held in the Magnolia Theater, located on the Mid City Campus, 201 Community College Drive.
Forty-five nursing students will participate in the traditional pinning ceremony for nurses, signifying their successful completion of BRCC's Nursing Program. The pinning ceremony is the culmination of the initial journey to the professional nursing education.
The students will also participate in the college's Annual Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 23. Graduation from BRCC's Nursing Program grants degree recipients the eligibility to sit for the Louisiana State Nursing Board licensing exam. Those who pass will receive their license as Registered Nurses (RNs).
A total of 213 students have graduated from the program since the first class of 23 in 2009. Since that first class of graduates, BRCC students have maintained a 96% pass rate on National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
"We are really proud of our success with the program, and one measure of our success is our high pass rate on the NCLEX. We have never fallen below 90 percent which is a major accomplishment for a nursing program," said Dean of Nursing & Allied Health, Dr. Toni Manogin.
BRCC is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and holds full approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.
For additional information on BRCC’s Nursing Program, visit www.mybrcc.edu, or call 216-8044.
For media inquiries, contact LaTonya Scott, assistant director of public relations at 225-216-8106.
 
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

 
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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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