Community College Advocacy Presentation Held at Nunez (revised)

Community College Advocacy Presentation Group

L-R Dr. Monty Sullivan - LCTCS President, Stephen Toups - LCTCS Board President, Diana Dysart - St. Bernard School Board Vice President, Howard Luna - St. Bernard Councilman District C, Carly Jackson - St. Bernard School Board District 6, Guy McInnis - St. Bernard Parish President, Dr. Tina Tinney - Nunez Chancellor, Senator Sharon Hewitt - District 1, Sean Warner - St. Bernard School Board District 4, Senator Joe Bouie - District 3, Doris Voitier - St. Bernard Parish Schools Superintendent, Katherine Lemoine - Nunez Director of Development, Dr. Thomas Warner - Nunez Foundation Board Member/Chancellor Emeritus.

Dr. Tina Tinney, Chancellor of Nunez Community College, welcomed Louisiana's Community and Technical College System President (LCTCS), Dr. Monty Sullivan, to campus on Friday, January 10, 2020 as  part of a statewide advocacy tour  highlighting the important role Nunez and the other 11 community colleges in our state plays in workforce development and education.
In Dr. Tinney's opening remarks, she stated that, "Nunez's mission  is to provide relevant and innovative training and education in an effort to prepare our students not only for jobs of tomorrow, but also for the jobs that don’t yet exist."

Before an audience of our area's state legislative delegation, St. Bernard Parish officials, community partners and the Nunez Foundation Board, Dr. Sullivan's presentation focused on transfer opportunities for students, workforce development, college and career readiness, adult education and open admissions.

Legislative delegates in attendance included Senator Sharon Hewitt - District 1, Representative Ray Garofalo, Jr. - District 103 and Senator Joe Bouie - District 3.

About Nunez Community College
Nunez Community College is a student-centered institution that delivers relevant and innovative curriculum integrating the arts, sciences, and humanities leading to academic credentials and workforce opportunities. Nunez serves a vital role in the community by engaging with partners to support student success and personal growth. Founded in 1992, Nunez Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas. Nunez is located at 3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, LA. For more information, visit