No tuition increases at Louisiana community colleges and technical schools
Posted on 6/15/2018 4:00:00 AM.

Despite a budget that calls for deep cuts to higher ed, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System will not raise tuition or fees for the 2018-19 school year, continuing a two-year trend of keeping costs stable for students. LCTCS President Monty Sullivan says the state cannot continue to place the cost of education on the backs of students.

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LCTCS President wants TOPS program for adults
Posted on 9/14/2017 2:41:00 PM.
The president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System wants the state to pursue a scholarship program for adults so they can attend two year schools. Monty Sullivan likes the idea of a TOPS for grown folks.
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Higher ed leaders ask lawmakers not to cut their funding
Posted on 4/12/2017 5:39:00 PM.

Higher education leaders made their case during a legislative budget hearing to not cut state funding to public colleges. Governor John Bel Edwards proposed budget calls for a 17-million dollar reduction in funding for campuses. Louisiana Community and Technical College President Monty Sullivan says their institutions can’t keep doing more with less.

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LCTCS consolidates 8 campuses because of budget challenges
Posted on 3/9/2017 11:36:00 AM.

In response to the financial changes facing the state, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System is consolidating eight of their rural campuses. President of the system, Dr. Monty Sullivan, says they want to maintain and sustain the mission of two year colleges.

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New scholarship seeks to enable more students to get 4-year degrees
Posted on 12/1/2016 5:40:00 AM.

The state announces a scholarship opportunity for Phil Theta Kappa Honor society students attending community and technical schools and who would like to transfer into either Southern University Baton Rouge or Southern University New Orleans. Governor John Bel Edwards says the Pathway Scholarship awards up to 1,500 dollars and it will give these students a chance to receive a four-year degree.

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Three new expansion projects announced for LCTCS schools
Posted on 9/6/2016 4:59:00 PM.

Governor John Bel Edwards announces three new expansion projects for schools in the Louisiana Community and Technical College System that will provide more training and improve employment opportunities for thousands. The announcement was made in Alexandria. President of the LCTCS, Monty Sullivan, says that’s where the Central Louisiana Technical College is building a 50,000 square foot facility.

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Jindal signs bill that provides money for community and technical college projects
Posted on 6/17/2013 12:09:00 PM.
Governor Jindal signs legislation that provides state funding for construction projects at community and technical colleges across Louisiana.
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