Nunez Community College

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Nunez Community College is located in the town of Chalmette, in St. Bernard Parish, east of New Orleans, in Louisiana. Its full name is Elaine P. Nunez Community College; it was named for the deceased wife of former Louisiana State Senate President Samuel B. Nunez.[1]

The school was formed by the 1992 merger of Elaine P. Nunez Technical Institute and St. Bernard Parish Community College. As a result, it offers both academic and vocational classes, a situation which is unusual within Louisiana. In 2005 it was heavily damaged by flooding due to Hurricane Katrina. [2] However, it was able to resume classes on January 25, 2006.

Nunez and his former rival and successor as state senator, Lynn Dean, also of St. Bernard Parish, served as honorary members of the Nunez Community College Foundation.

State Representative Austin Badon of District 100 in Orleans Parish has been since 2000 the director of workforce development at Nunez Community College.[3] The Director of Workforce Development is now Ernest T Fraizer. Fraizer has been the Director since 2008.


  1. ^ "Elaine P. Nunez Community College" (pdf). Nunez Community College Catalog 2007-2008. 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-15.  page 12.
  2. ^ "Nunez Community College Recovers with Help from FEMA". Release Number: 1603-700. FEMA. August 29, 2007. Retrieved 2008-02-13. 
  3. ^ "Austin J. Badon, Jr.'s Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 

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