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Delgado Holds Grand Opening of
New Children's Center  
Children's CenterBabies going to college?  Talk about over-achieving!  Pretty soon Delgado will be opening its doors  for children ages six weeks to four years old, as these little angels will be enrolled in the Joey Georgusis Center for Children.  Located on the City Park Campus, this brand new state-of-the-art facility will be open to children of Delgado students, faculty and staff.  The College celebrated the new center with a grand opening celebration on Friday, Sept. 30.

Why the center came about...

Animal Expo, Saturday, Oct. 15 

  Animal Expo - Costume Contest

This weekend, Delgado goes to the dogs! Delgado's Institutional Advancement office is partnering with Top Dog sponsor, The Brown Foundation, to present Animal Expo 2011 on Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a
.m. - 3 p.m., at Delgado's City Park Campus.  Admission is free and open to the public, for both canines and their families, with proceeds benefiting Delgado's Veterinary Technology program.

Pawticures, blessing of the animals and a costume contest hosted by Magic 101.9's Johnny Scott...   

Delgado Proud

Spring Awakening, Oct. 13 - 23    

Spring Awakening Don't miss the Delgado Community College production of Spring Awakening, the 2007 Tony Award-winning musical.  It's the story of Melchior and Wendla, part of a group of German teenagers in 1893.  They live in a society that represses discussion of issues that are on their minds:  sexuality, learning, child abuse and suicide.  Through the course of the musical, they realize that mistakes they make can't be undone.

The production plays Oct. 13 - 23. 

How to get your tickets... 

Pride Inside

Faculty & Staff 

Chef Eric MarkCongratulations to Delgado Culinary Arts instructor Chef Eric Mark, winner of a bronze medal in the poultry category at the American Culinary Federation's Acadiana Culinary Classic. The event took place Oct. 3 in Lafayette, La., where Chef Mark competed with more than 30 chefs preparing over 80 dishes.   

Delgado Instructor is Louisiana Music Teachers Association Composer


"Two Songs for Cello and Piano" by Delgado instructor Kevin George will premiere Friday, Oct. 14, at the 2011 Louisiana Music Teachers Association (LMTA) convention at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.


George was selected as the 2011 Commissioned Composer for the LMTA convention. Cellist Paul Christopher of Northwestern State University will perform "Two Songs for Cello and Piano" at the event.


For more information go to www.lmta.org. 

In This Issue: October 2011
Animal Expo 2011, This Saturday
Spring Awakening, Oct. 13 - 23
Bronze Medal for Culinary Arts Instructor
"Two Songs for Cello and Piano"
90th Anniversary Celebration Continues
Delgado Representatives Appear on "Money Talks"

Friends of Delgado


Delgado to Be Part of
Prospect.2 New Orleans  

Prospect2Delgado Community College is excited to be part of Prospect.2 New Orleans, with The Isaac Delgado Art Gallery as a participating venue.  This exhibition is the second edition of the international contemporary art biennial led by Artistic Director Dan Cameron. The event, open to the public, takes place Oct. 22, 2011 - Jan. 29, 2012.       

What you can expect...   

Delgado 90th Anniversary Blog Highlights Rich History 

Tonglet, 90th Anniversary

Have you seen our 90th anniversary blog? If so, you know about Delgado's first African-American graduates, the fire that shut down our West Bank Campus and Delgado's role in helping our country win World War II.

If you haven't seen it yet, you're missing out on something special. But don't worry, it's not too late!  You can check it out here.   


Catch Delgado on
"Money Talks"  

You've got two more chances to catch Delgado Community College on "Money Talks" with host Ed Marshall on WLAE-TV.  The half-hour program originally aired Sept. 28, but will be rebroadcast tonight and Oct. 19.

Delgado representatives will appear, including Acting Chancellor Debbie Lea, who will discuss the importance of Delgado to the economic well-being and future of the New Orleans region. 

When you can see it...

Staff Convocation 2011

With faculty and students away enjoying their fall holiday break (Oct. 15 - 18), Delgado staff will be having a little fun of their own.  That's because Monday, Oct. 17 is staff convocation 2011. This year's theme, "Student Success is OUR Business!," will focus on the role staff members play outside the classroom in assisting students to achieve their goals. 
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