Southern University Partners With Baton Rouge Community College

Southern University, the historically Black educational institution in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has entered into an agreement with Baton Rouge Community College. Under the agreement, student at the community college who complete an associate’s degree in science will be able to transfer all credits and pursue a bachelor’s degree in the College of Sciences and Engineering at Southern University. Students who have achieved a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average while completing their associate’s degree in general science or computer science will be able to transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at Southern University.

Baton Rouge Community College enrolls nearly 7,300 students, according to the latest data supplied to the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 43 percent of the student body.

Ray L. Belton, chancellor of Southern University, Baton Rouge, stated that “this agreement between two of the leading institutions of higher learning in the state is another step in expanding our offerings in STEM. This new program will allow a greater number of students to seamlessly matriculate and obtain their bachelor’s degrees right here in Baton Rouge. We look forward to their success and another great partnership with BRCC.”

 

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Faculty Positions

The new faculty are Esther Jones at Brown University and Dagmawi Woubshet at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is Established at Bowie State University

"The new program will help to increase the number of counselor educators within the counseling field and the number of competent Black counselor educators," says Dr. Otis Williams, chair of the Bowie State University department of counseling and psychological studies.

Elizabeth City State University Partners With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Increase Representation of Black Graduate...

"We are excited by this partnership with UT Health Science Center and the opportunities this brings to our students who wish to pursue advanced degrees," said Kuldeep Rawat, dean of the Elizabeth City State University School of Science, Health and Technology.

Kimberly White-Smith Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education

“Through her leadership and scholarship, Dr. White-Smith inspires a new generation of teachers to serve students and approach their work with equity, compassion, and respect,” said Gail F. Baker, provost and senior vice president at the University of San Diego. 

Featured Jobs