Louisiana Considering New Community College

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Creation of a community college in Livingston Parish would meet a major need in one of the fastest-growing areas of the state, officials said Monday evening.

“We think the time is right,” state Sen. Dale Erdey told a crowd that gathered to discuss the idea. “We’ve got a good shot at this.”

As new medical centers, industries, and businesses open in the parish, demand increases for people with college and vocational training, said Erdey, R-Livingston.

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