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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FFA students have a new opportunity to get a scholarship
Posted on 11/26/2017 3:00:00 AM.

High school students who are in good standing with the FFA now have an opportunity to get a $500 scholarship to attend a community college. Louisiana Community and Technical College System President Monty Sullivan says they hope this will help convince more students to continue their education past high school.

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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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Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges see record growth
Posted on 9/20/2016 1:46:00 PM.
The Louisiana Community and Technical College system had another record setting year in 2015-16. Collectively, 28,853 students graduated from a community and technical college, up over 6000 from the prior year. LCTS president Monty Sullivan says it's great to see students that are completing programs in high demand fields.
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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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Record number of graduates from community and technical colleges
Posted on 9/24/2015 2:14:00 AM.

A record number of students have graduated from the state’s technical and community colleges in the 2014-2015 year. Louisiana Community and Technical College System President Dr. Monty Sullivan says they’ve graduated over 21,000 students, who have entered the workforce or moved on to universities to pursue bachelor’s degrees.

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President Obama plans to offer free community college education
Posted on 1/12/2015 10:55:00 AM.
President Obama is working on the details of a plan to offer two years of free community college education to any American to help train the US workforce.  Dr. Monty Sullivan, the head of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, says it's exciting that the work of two-year colleges is getting national recognition.

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Community Colleges in Louisiana launch plan to meet state's workforce demand
Posted on 10/9/2014 4:39:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System launches a 6 year plan designed to meet the state’s growing workforce demand. President Monty Sullivan says the goal is to double the number of graduates to 40,000 a year.
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