Category Archives: Community

FLETCHER RECEIVES BANKMOBILE “ACE” AWARD

SCHRIEVER, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College has received the BankMobile Achieve Campus Efficiency (ACE) award for the second year in a row. The ACE award recognizes BankMobile partner institutions who: Achieve Campus Efficiency by disbursing at least 90% of all refunds electronically. Promote the refund disbursement program and process so that at least 40%Read More

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Gene Haas Foundation Donates to Scholarship Fund

HOUMA – The Gene Haas Foundation presented Fletcher Technical Community College Foundation with a check for $10,000 on Monday, November 18, 2019, in Houma. This investment will be allocated towards Machine Tool Technology program for student scholarships. “Fletcher Technical Community College is grateful for the continued support of Haas,” commented Dr. Kristine Strickland, Chancellor. “OurRead More

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Fletcher Has Saved Students Over $1 Million

Students, staff, and faculty gathered outside Pedestal Bank Library in Fletcher Technical Community College’s Schriever facility for a little ceremony at the end of October to celebrate Fletcher’s open education resources (OER) efforts. Since 2015 Fletcher has saved students over $1 million by using open education resources. OERs are openly licensed materials that are usedRead More

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Fletcher Offering New AAS Degree

Fletcher Technical Community College is pleased to announce a new program starting in the spring 2020 semester. The Associate of Applied Science degree in Care & Development of Young Children is designed to prepare students for the workforce in occupations related to the direct care, education, curriculum development, and/or administration of programs for young children.Read More

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ConocoPhillips Donates Airboat

SCHRIEVER, LA — Thanks to a donation from ConocoPhillips, Fletcher Technical Community College’s classroom has expanded to the sea. On Thursday, September 19, 2019, executives from ConocoPhillips delivered a 15’ Ronnie’s Aluminum Airboat to Fletcher’s BP Integrated Production Technologies Building in Schriever. The boat will be used in Fletcher’s upcoming Airboat Training class. “We wouldRead More

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Faculty Spotlight: Jodi Duet

Where is your hometown? I grew up in Albany, Louisiana. It’s a small town with one stoplight. Everyone knows everyone! My husband and I moved to the area in 2008, when his job brought us here. I have also lived in Alabama and Texas. Where did you attend college? I attended the University of WestRead More

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Students Benefit from Changes

Fresh Market Opens at Fletcher, Plans Unveiled for Upgraded Student Commons Areas SCHRIEVER, LA — Attendees of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours reception at Fletcher Technical Community College on August 15, 2019, were treated to the first look at the college’s Fresh Market food store and viewed plans for the upgraded StudentRead More

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Service Award Ceremony Held

Fletcher holds service awards during convocation   THIBODAUX, LA — Fletcher Technical Community College faculty and staff gathered together on August 12, 2019, in the beautiful facilities in the Wellness Center of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center for Convocation, which leads up to Fletcher’s Fall semester.   Between informative sessions around topics such as Conflict ManagementRead More

Students work together to construct a cradle to protect an egg from cracking as it is dropped from a two story building.

SHELL PARTNERS WITH FLETCHER FOR “ENERGY” CAMP

Schriever, LA – Thirty-six students from the bayou region learned about careers in energy production at the Energy Venture Production Camp, June 10 – 14, held at Fletcher Technical Community College’s BP Integrated Production Technologies (IPT) building. This marks the fifth year that Shell Oil Company and Fletcher Technical Community College have collaborated to offerRead More

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Summer Workforce Courses – Register Now

Schriever, LA – Fletcher’s Workforce Solutions Department provides Louisiana-based business and industry the most advanced, flexible, and applicable education and training. In addition, Fletcher’s Workforce Solutions partners with businesses, chambers of commerce, and other agencies to create initiatives that address local workforce needs. In response to a workforce need in the area, Fletcher is pleasedRead More