Fletcher Signs 2+2 Agreements with UHC

Chancellor Strickland and President McNeely sign articulation agreement.

University of Holy Cross and Fletcher Technical Community College Add New Credit Transfer Agreements for Criminal Justice and Cardiopulmonary Care

Fletcher students who complete criminal justice or cardiopulmonary care associate degrees can now transfer credits toward bachelor’s degree at UHC

 

(New Orleans) – In a virtual signing ceremony today, The University of Holy Cross (UHC) and Fletcher Technical Community College (Fletcher) signed articulation agreements between their social sciences and health sciences programs making it easier for students to transfer credits from Fletcher to UHC.

In the first agreement signed today, Fletcher students will now be able to complete the Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and transfer credit hours earned in the various concentrations within that degree and apply them toward completion of the Bachelor of Social Sciences with a Concentration in Criminal Justice at UHC.

The second signed agreement today will allow Fletcher students to complete their Associate of Science degree in Cardiopulmonary Care Science and transfer credit hours earned toward completion of the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Curriculum for Cardiopulmonary Care Science technologists at UHC.

The two agreements were announced and signed today by UHC President Dr. Stanton F. McNeely III, and Fletcher Technical Community College Chancellor Dr. Kristine Strickland.

The new articulation agreements between UHC and Fletcher mark the second round of agreements signed between the two schools this year. The two schools signed agreements for nursing and business in January.

“We’re excited to sign two new articulation agreements with Fletcher Technical Community College. These new agreements in Criminal Justice and Cardiopulmonary Care give students even more options for completing their two-year degrees and putting those credits to a full four-year bachelor’s degree,” said UHC President McNeely. “As always, we’re committed to helping students transfer to our New Orleans campus as seamlessly as possible.”

“We are excited to sign our next agreement with University of Holy Cross in the area of criminal justice. It is through these agreements that we continue to provide pathways for students to continue their educational journey. said Fletcher Chancellor Dr. Kristine Strickland. “Opportunities in the fields of criminal justice and cardiopulmonary care are expanding and we appreciate the University’s desire to assist our community in getting the absolute best training and education they can in the fields.”

 

About the University of Holy Cross

A fully accredited Catholic university in New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross (formerly Our Lady of Holy Cross College) offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 1,200 students. With 154 faculty members and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, students enjoy a personalized academic experience on an active campus where they are encouraged to explore spiritual values and pursue service opportunities. Some of the university’s most distinctive programs are in Business, Education, Counseling and Healthcare. The university was founded in 1916 as a mission of the Marianites of Holy Cross, whose distinguished history of educating minds and hearts dates to 1848. www.uhcno.edu

 

About Fletcher Technical Community College

Originally known as South Louisiana Trade School, Fletcher Technical Community College has provided education and career-minded training to the Bayou Region of South Louisiana since 1948. Fletcher Technical Community College will serve a diverse population of 5000+ individuals annually by providing pathways to higher education, the workforce, life-long learning, and/or personal enrichment. The college prepares students for success through technology-driven curriculum and a uniquely supportive environment. The college actively engages business and industry to develop the Bayou Region’s workforce. www.fletcher.edu

 

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Link to video of today’s virtual signing ceremony:

https://bluejeans.com/playback/s/ZdBK7zBVXWiGAv64UAispP5axFHcsvR9URgmzxBKDrcfRnCvjm5ulS4IpdFLTmWt

 

Media Contacts:

Steve Schulkens, steve@schulkens.com, 504.401.6990
Clark Castle, clark@schulkens.com, 504.909.9985
Ruthie Gergeni, ruth.gergeni@fletcher.edu, 985.448.7919