Delgado Community College

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Delgado Community College
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Type Community college
Established 1921
Students Est. 19,000
Location New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Green and Gold
         
Athletics NJCAA - Miss-Lou Conference
Nickname Dolphins
Website www.dcc.edu

Delgado Community College (DCC) is a community college in Louisiana with campuses throughout the New Orleans metropolitan area, the East and West Banks of New Orleans, the East Bank of Jefferson Parish and on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain in Covington and Slidell in St. Tammany Parish. The original main campus—City Park Campus—is located in the Navarre neighborhood adjacent to New Orleans City Park.

Delgado Community College is one of nine community colleges which operate under the auspices of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. The institution originally opened in 1921 as Delgado Trades (plural) School; it went through several reorganizations and was finally declared "Delgado Community College" by the Louisiana State Legislature in 1980, under the administration of Governor David C. Treen.

Athletics[edit]

The Delgado Dolphins are composed of 3 athletic teams representing Delgado Community College in intercollegiate athletics, including baseball and men's and women's basketball. The Dolphins compete in National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1, Region 23. The Dolphins sports teams are members of the MISS-LOU Junior College Conference.[1]

The Dolphins baseball team plays at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium and the basketball teams play at the Michael Williamson Center.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty and staff[edit]

  • Cameron Henry, member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from District 82, is a former adjunct business professor at Delgado.
  • Nita Rusich Hutter, District 104 state representative from St. Bernard Parish is an administrator at Delgado.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delgado Athletics". delgadoathletics.com. Retrieved 2015-04-05. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°59′12″N 90°06′14″W / 29.986609°N 90.103988°W / 29.986609; -90.103988