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River Parishes Community College

Academics

Academics at River Parishes Community College

River Parishes Community College, Academic Affairs, includes all technical and transfer credit programs, library services, and college-wide institutional effectiveness. Academic Affairs supports the mission of RPCC through providing leadership, quality service, and instruction that leads to technical certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees for transfer or the workforce.

  1. Academic Calendars
  2. Catalogs
  3. Transfer Resources
  4. Proctored Exams
  5. Louisiana Transfer Degrees
  6. RPCC Canvas

RPCC Foundation

River Parishes Community College Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable 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, teaching and training equipment, and other designated benefits for RPCC and its faculty and students.  Primarily, the Foundation provides scholarships for students in all fields of study at all campuses.

RPCC Foundation Board Members 2020

  • Dale Hymel, Jr., Board Chair – Port of South Louisiana
  • Beryl Scanlan Smith, Board Chair Elect – Community Leader
  • Lisa Bacala, Board Secretary – Community Leader
  • Jeff Smith, Board Treasurer – Excel
  • Paul Aucoin – Port of South Louisiana
  • The Honorable Johnny Berthelot – Community Leader
  • Glynn Fontenot – Methanex
  • Sarah Haneline – BASF
  • Louis Joseph – Community Leader
  • The Honorable Louis J. Lambert – Louis J. Lambert Law Firm
  • Michael Palamone – Urban Systems, Inc.
  • Kevin Schexnayder – Hancock Whitney
  • The Honorable Alvin Turner, Jr. – State of Louisiana District Court, 23rd Judicial District
  • Dr. Dale Doty – Chancellor RPCC

Make a Donation

  • Annual Fund – supports scholarships and faculty initiatives that enhance the student learning environment; donations of all amounts are encouraged and accepted; the RPCC Faculty and Staff support the Annual Fund as do the Foundation Board Members
  • Endowed Scholarship – major donation that establishes a named scholarship; may be eligible for matching funds; Current endowed scholarships include:
    • Solomon-Acy Endowed Scholarship to assist students with disabilities or medical concerns affecting their ability to attend college
    • Lambert Family-Curt Eysink Endowed Scholarship for Allied Health Students with priority given to students who have been affected by cancer
    • NOVA Chemical Scholarship for Process Technology or Instrumentation & Electrical Technology Students
    • TIC Workforce Scholarship for Allied Health Students
  • Endowed Professorship – major donation that establishes a named professorship; supports scholarships and faculty initiatives within a designated department
  • Room Naming – major donation to name a room, laboratory or other physical location for a pre-established period of time; these funds support scholarships and faculty initiative
  • Storyboard Program – minimum $5,500 donation to display your company’s history, values, products, community involvement, etc., on a wall in a campus building for five years

Donations may be mailed to:   RPCC FOUNDATION,  PO Box 550, Gonzales, LA 70707

For more information, please contact:  Lillie Murphy, Foundation Director at 225.743-8763 or via email at lmurphy@rpcc.edu

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