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Students participate in Queen Bess Island Restoration Project.

Students Participate in Restoration

FLETCHER STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN QUEEN BESS ISLAND RESTORATION PROJECT   (Grand Isle, LA) – Seven students from Fletcher Technical Community College recently participated in a restoration project on Queen Bess Island, along with instructors Jacqueline Richard and John Myers. They worked on the island alongside the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program; the Coastal Protection and RestorationRead More

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Foundation Receives Scholarship Endowment

FLETCHER FOUNDATION RECEIVES $25,000 SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT (Schriever, LA) – The Fletcher Technical Community College Foundation received a $25,000 scholarship endowment from Contractors Educational Trust Fund. The Contractors Educational Trust Fund has been committed to supporting public higher education since its establishment in 1991. The mission of the fund, established by the Louisiana State Licensing BoardRead More

Bayou Community Foundation presents Fletcher with Grant

BCF Provides Fletcher Foundation with Grant

BAYOU COMMUNITY FOUNDATION PROVIDES FLETCHER FOUNDATION WITH NEARLY $40,000 IN 2020   (Schriever, LA) – During 2020, the Fletcher Technical Community College Foundation received $35,000 in COVID-19 Relief funding along with a $4,000 annual grant from the Bayou Community Foundation. Since April, the Bayou Community Foundation has distributed grants to qualified local nonprofit organizations andRead More

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Fletcher: 2020 Great College to Work For

  September 17, 2020 FLETCHER NAMED A “2020 GREAT COLLEGE TO WORK FOR” (Schriever, LA) – Fletcher Technical Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. The results, released recently in a special insert of TheRead More

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Fletcher Dean Honored

September 1, 2020   DEAN CLINT COLEMAN NAMED TO STEM ADVISORY COUNCIL   (Schriever, LA) – Dr. Clint Coleman, Dean of STEM at Fletcher Technical Community College, has been named to the Louisiana Board of Regents STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Advisory Council (LaSTEM). Act 392 of the 2017 Legislative Session created the Council toRead More

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VIRTUAL SHELL ENERGY VENTURE CAMP

Schriever, LA – Nearly 100 students from 11 states and Canada are learning about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) this week as part of Fletcher’s inaugural virtual Shell Energy Venture Camp. “Fletcher is so excited to host the Shell Energy Camp,” commented Fletcher Chancellor Dr. Kristine Strickland.  “Through these virtual camps we are ableRead More

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Fletcher Launches STEM Camps

Fletcher Partners with NASA, Chevron, and Shell Oil Company to Launch Virtual STEM Camps This Summer  Schriever, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College is excited to launch two inaugural virtual summer camp experiences. Working with our partners at Central Creativity, these unique experiences allow participants to interact with industry professionals from the comfort of theirRead More

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FLETCHER 2ND CHANCE PELL

Fletcher Participating in 2nd Chance Pell Experiment Schriever, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College has been chosen to be one of 67 schools across the United States to participate in the second cohort of the U.S. Department of Education’s Second Chance Pell Experiment. For the second round, the Department received more than 180 letters ofRead More

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Fletcher’s COVID-19 Statement

Fletcher Statement Regarding COVID-19 Schriever, LA – In consultation with state and local government agencies, the decision has been made to transition to remote instructional delivery and online operations for a majority of courses, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, until further notice. On Monday, March 16, 2020, the college will be closed. No faculty, staffRead More

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VETERANS CENTER RECEIVES DONATION

Fletcher’s Veterans Center Receives Donation from South Louisiana Veteran Outreach   Schriever, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College’s Veterans Center recently received a donation of goods from the South Louisiana Veteran Outreach (SLVO). In addition to a television, the organization delivered school supplies, a refrigerator stocked with water and other drinks as well as frozenRead More