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 [...]

Delgado Tuition Up Over 100 Percent In Seven Years

By: Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder   Delgado Community College in New Orleans, with several campuses in the surrounding metropolitan area, has seen a substantial spike in tuition in the past seven years. After having stable tuition [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Chancellor Joan Davis is a LIAR!

Editorial by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder Yes, I said it — Delgado Community College’s Chancellor Joan Davis is a LIAR! Just two days ago at the impromptu meeting held at the DCC Admin Bldg 37, Chancellor Davis met with a group [...]

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 [...]

Chancellor Davis says “TV Production and Mass Comm programs are NOT canceled”

Editorial by Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder If you have been following the breaking story in the past couple of days, you apparently have been a victim of “miscommunication,” just as I and several professors/instructors were as well, according [...]

Editorial Reply — The End Does Not Have To Be

Editorial by Dan Brown ‘83 The recent announcement of the termination of the TV production program at Delgado is very troubling. While Delgado has many high-quality educational programs, the TV program is one that allows students to combine [...]

Letter To The Editor & Reply – re: Sidney Collier Campus

By: Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder On Tue, May 2, 2017, at 12:59 PM, Colletti, Janet S. <jcolle@dcc.edu> wrote: Dear Dolphin Editor, While I am very happy to see that Sidney Collier was written up in the Dolphin newspaper, I [...]