River Parishes Community College Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization established to provide assistance to RPCC by promoting the educational and cultural welfare of the College and its facilities; articulate the aims, objectives and needs of the College to the public; and solicit and accept gifts, grants, and funds of all kinds, including property, for purposes of providing scholarships, activities in research, teaching or training, and other designated benefits for the College and its faculty and students.
River Parishes Community College is a public two-year college established in 1997 to serve the educational needs of the citizens of the river parishes. The College partners with the communities it serves by providing programs for personal, professional, and academic growth. Committed to providing access, responsiveness, excellence and quality services, RPCC is an open-admissions institution, accepting students from all across the state.
RPCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.
The College is located at 925 West Edenborne Parkway in the small Ascension Parish town of Gonzales. It offers academic courses that lead to an associate degree or to transfer to a four-year institution in pursuit of baccalaureate degrees.
For more information on the College and its programs, call (225) 743.8500.
To transform lives by making an online donation to the RPCC Foundation please click here. Your donation will be processed for our use by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.
RPCC Foundation Board Members
Dale Hymel, Jr., Chair, Port of South Louisiana
Beryl Scanlan Smith, Chair Elect, EATEL
Lisa Bacala, Secretary, Ascension Parish School Board
Jeff Smith, Treasurer, Excel
Lillie Murphy Past Chair, St. Elizabeth Hospital
Paul Aucoin, attorney, Chairman of ST. James Parish Economic Development Board
Johnny Berthelot, former Mayor of Gonzales, State Representative, District. 88
Trae Dupre’, Turner Industries
Glynn Fontenot, Methanex
Louis J. Lambert, Attorney
Louis “Boo” LeBlanc, Business Owner, Insurance
Jude Marino, Cox Business
Kevin Schexnayder, Whitney Bank
For additional information on becoming involved, contact the Director of Institutional Advancement, Glen Duncan, at (225) 743-8547 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org