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Welcome to South Louisiana Community College.
Whether you’re interested in workforce training or preparing for your associate’s degree (or beyond), you’ve got a home at SLCC. We have campuses across Acadiana that have close-knit communities that encourage, challenge, and support you on your way to achieving your educational, professional and personal goals.
Our faculty members and staff are like an extended family, meaning you will receive the right amount of attention and support needed for your education and career success. Plus, with plenty of opportunities to get involved, you will make new friends — and new memories — as you prepare for a future of success.
Each program offered by SLCC was designed with your future in mind. Prepare for the workforce, polish your skills or earn college credits across areas of study including business, healthcare, education, industrial technology, and much more. Most of SLCC’s programs prepare students for the next step in their career in two years or less. Graduates are prepared to walk straight into the workforce or transfer earned credits to any four-year university in the country.
Our communities also look to SLCC when recruiting top talent. We give our students the skills they need to thrive, and then we teach them the techniques that assure businesses they’d be a perfect fit.
Explore our website to learn more about fulfilling your dreams for success. We’re glad you’re here.
Dr. Vincent June
SLCC Vice Chancellors
These administrators serve on the college's Executive Team along with the chancellor.
Bryan Glatter, CPA, CGMA serves as South Louisiana Community College’s Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance. Glatter has worked in higher education for over fourteen years providing departmental guidance for accounting, budgeting, human resources, payroll, information technology, property control, and facilities management. As a first generation college graduate, he is an advocate for changing lives through education.
Glatter’s primary work goal is to maintain college financial stability while providing the best possible learning and work environments. He has been instrumental in design and oversight of multiple campus renovation projects, SLCC’S Health and Sciences building, as well as the main campus building for Fletcher Technical Community College.
Prior to serving in higher education, Glatter worked in public accounting and the Louisiana Office of the Legislative Auditor where he performed financial and compliance audits for state agencies and higher education. Glatter is a graduate of Nicholls State University, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He is active in the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) where he is a member of the Community College Constituent Committee addressing higher education professional development. Glatter has also served on the Community Colleges Council for the National Association of College and University Business Officers where he remains a member.
Dr. Darcee Bex, Ed.D currently serves as the Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs and the Dean of STEM, Transportation & Energy at South Louisiana Community College. She has over 30 years of experience in education including more than 20 years in higher education.
Before her current leadership roles, she previously served as adjunct faculty, instructor, assistant professor, faculty senate president, and mathematics department chair at SLCC. Dr. Bex also serves in leadership capacity on the college’s Strategic Retention and Completion committee, SACSCOC Steering committee, and Strategic Initiative Steering committee.
Dr. Bex is an alumnus of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System’s Louisiana Leadership Academy and the American Association of Community College’s John E. Roueche Future Leader’s Institute. Dr. Bex holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education, a Masters degree in Education, and a Doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership.
Dr. Jermaine Ford is a visionary leader with a combined 26 years of experience within higher education and the private sector. He currently serves as SLCC's Vice President for Workforce & Economic Development. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as the Associate Vice President for Workforce & Economic Development and Director of South Louisiana Community College's Corporate College. Some of his accomplishments include creating the college's first Center for Professional Development for faculty and staff development, creating the first Corporate College committed to improving today's workforce by strategically analyzing industry demands, and growing enrollment from fewer than 1,000 students in 2015 to more than 4,000 students by 2020.
He began his higher education leadership journey at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. He later transitioned to the private sector serving in various roles, including National Account Manager at Ready Computer Source, President of Global Ink & Accessories, and Director of Sustain Technology. He has moved the needle at every institution he has been affiliated with, creating high-performing engaged teams for student success, student retention, and student completion.
He currently serves as a board member for One Acadiana, Junior Achievement of Acadiana, Boys & Girls Club of Acadiana, Co-Chair of One Acadiana Workforce & Education Committee, and Executive Council for the Learning Resources Network (LERN).
Dr. Ford earned his A.A. from Moraine Valley Community College and a B.A. in Communication from DePaul University. He holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education from Grand Canyon University.
Lana Fontenot, MBA, CFRE is the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement for South Louisiana Community College and the Executive Director of the SLCC Foundation.
In these positions, she provides leadership, strategy, and direction in all areas of advancement for the college, including fundraising, municipal relations, grant-writing, communications, and marketing.
In the past five years, the Foundation has experienced extraordinary growth and momentum under her leadership. Scholarship giving has reached unprecedented levels, the Foundation has raised more than $2 million for our planned Health & Sciences building, and Lana has led an internal effort within the College that increased employee giving from 1.8% to more than 65%. Additionally, SLCC’s endowment portfolio has grown more than 900%, and total assets have quintupled.
She received her bachelor’s in communication at UL Lafayette, and she also received her Master’s in Business Administration from UL in May 2014. She earned her designation as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in September 2019.
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