(New Orleans) - Nunez Community College in Chalmette and University of Holy Cross in New Orleans have signed a 2+2 articulation agreement for graduates from Nunez’s Teaching program to continue their studies in Holy Cross’s Department of Education.
The agreement, signed March 8 on the Nunez campus, ensures “seamless transfer of all earned credit hours” and admission as juniors in UHC’s Education Department to all Nunez students who complete the Associate of Science in Teaching (Grades 1-5). Students can transfer up to 60 credit hours from Nunez toward the 120 credit hours required for a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at UHC.
“This is about keeping up with industry demand and making sure we’re offering our students the best pathways from Nunez Community College to the University of Holy Cross,” said Dr. Cherié Kay LaRocca, Nunez Vice Chancellor for Education, Training and Student Success. “We’re connecting students with opportunities to succeed and give back to our communities.”
Dr. LaRocca was joined in signing the articulation agreement by Kathy Huff, Program Chair for Nunez’s Teaching: Grades 1-5 program. UHC President Dr. Stanton McNeely was joined by Dr. Lisa Sullivan, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr. Carolyn White, Dean of Counseling, Education and Business; and Dr. Ronicka Briscoe, Chair of the Department of Education.
“We share a mission of providing opportunity and pathways for students to succeed, and we work together to make that happen by sharing resources to build a true pathway to success and opportunities,” said Dr. McNeely.
Registration is open now for the Summer and Fall 2023 terms at Nunez Community College. New students can apply at Nunez.edu or reach out to their personal Student Success Coach at Nunez.edu/advising.
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. Nunez Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Nunez Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org). Nunez is located at 3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, LA. For more information, visit www.nunez.edu.
About the University of Holy Cross
A fully accredited Catholic university in New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs. Students enjoy a personalized academic experience on an active campus where they are encouraged to explore spiritual values and pursue service opportunities. Some of the university’s most distinctive programs are in nursing, business, education, counseling and health sciences. The university was founded in 1916 as a mission of the Marianites of Holy Cross, whose distinguished history of educating minds and hearts dates to 1848. For more information, visit www.uhcno.edu.