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Delgado Vice-Chancellor Kathleen Curphy Resigned

From Staff Reports Kathleen Curphy, formerly the Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Provost for Delgado Community College (DCC) “turned in her letter of resignation on Friday [May 26, 2017],” said Laura Sampson, Executive Dean’s [...]

Member of La. Guard’s Military Funeral Honors team performs 1,000th funeral

By Staff Sgt. Josiah Pugh, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Edited for The Dolphin Newspaper by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder, May 29, 2017 PINEVILLE, LA — “Whenever I feel myself becoming emotionally attached and wanting [...]

Red Cross Shares Summer Safety Tips

Press Release edited by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder, May 27, 2017, @ 3 a.m. Getting trained and downloading First Aid and Swim Apps make summer fun and travel easy and safe NEW ORLEANS, THURSDAY May 25, 2017 — Many Louisiana [...]

Why the Business Model Doesn’t Work for Higher Education

By Susan Hague Back in the ‘80s, corporations, especially publicly-traded ones that answered to stockholders, went through a purging of employees to maintain profits. The phrase, “lean and mean,” described the lack of loyalty businesses [...]

One Of The Dolphin Editors Needs Our Help

By Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder, May 23, 2017 If you have been reading The Dolphin Newspaper the past couple of years, you may recognize the name, Meghan Henoumont.  As a student at Delgado Community College (DCC), she has also worked [...]

Inaugural Festival de Robotique set for May 25, 2017

Press Release edited by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder, May 20, 2017 SEN. HEWITT ANNOUNCES CELEBRATION OF COMPETITIVE ROBOTICS PROGRAMS FROM ACROSS LOUISIANA District 1 State Senator Sharon Hewitt (R- Slidell) is pleased to announce [...]

Delgado Kills Its Golden Goose

By Susan Hague Created in 1921 as a trade school for boys, Delgado is the oldest community college in Louisiana, and two of the feathers in its cap were its TV Production and Mass Communication programs. In what looks to be a return to workforce [...]

Delgado to Celebrate Spring Commencement Tuesday, May 16; Graduates’ Names Announced

Delgado to Celebrate Spring Commencement Tuesday, May 16; Graduates’ Names Announced (Press Release – For Immediate Release:  May 15, 2017 Contact: Tony Cook, Director of Public Relations and Marketing Phone:  (504) 671-5478 Email: [...]

DCC Students Plan March on LCTCS Board of Supervisors Meeting

Editorial by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder If you are one of the dozens of adversely affected students due to the recent cancellations of the TV Production and Mass Communication programs at Delgado Community College (DCC), then other [...]

DCC planning to shut down the Journalism program also

Editorial by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder If you are one of the thousands of people that read the Delgado Dolphin Newspaper or the online articles or Facebook postings, please help keep the program alive. How ironic is it that I am [...]