Delgado Community College
|Location||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA|
Green and Gold|
|Athletics||NJCAA - Miss-Lou Conference|
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.
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.
- Steve Theriot, member of the Louisiana House of Representatives (1988–1996) and state legislative auditor (2004–2009)
- Irma Thomas, Grammy Award winning artist.
Notable faculty and staff
- 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.
- "Delgado Athletics". delgadoathletics.com. Retrieved 2015-04-05.
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