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  • Baton Rouge Community College gets new chancellor

    December 14, 2016 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Community and Technical College System's board of supervisors has picked a new chancellor for Baton Rouge Community College. The board unanimously selected Larissa Littleton-Steib for the position on Wednesday. Her appointment takes effect on Jan. 2. Littleton-Steib, a Louisiana native, currently serves as vice chancellor... more »
  • LSU, other universities awarded federal funds to study traffic issues

    December 2, 2016 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU will lead a 'consortium of universities' to establish a regional center to study how new technologies can be used to make transportation systems smarter. LSU official announced that the Transportation Consortium of South-Central States, (Tran-SET), will receive $2,470,600 for the current fiscal year. “LSU... more »
  • Search committee named to find new chancellor at BRCC

    September 29, 2016 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A search committee has been formed to find the next chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College. The Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors says the committee consists of board members, community members, college faculty and staff and a student representative. Supervisor Michael Murphy will... more »
  • Campus expansions announced for BRCC, Delgado, Central Louisiana Tech. College- Alexandria

    September 6, 2016 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards announced three new campus expansions within the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. The expansions will take place at the Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, the Central Louisiana Technical Community College in Alexandria and Delgado Community College in New Orleans.... more »
  • BRCC delays start of semester, extends fall registration

    August 17, 2016 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College says it will delay the start of the fall semester until Aug. 29 after widespread flooding ravaged the surrounding community. BRCC says it will remain closed for the rest of the week. School officials say the continued closure will provide the... more »
  • Baton Rouge Community College seeks new chancellor

    May 12, 2016 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A board overseeing the Baton Rouge Community College says it will do a national search for the college's next chancellor. The board of supervisors for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System announced the search on Thursday. The board hopes to have a recommended candidate... more »
  • BRCC to host job expo for students

    April 7, 2016 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A local community college is helping students figure out what they want to do before entering the job market. Baton Rouge Community College is hosting it's annual Career Day on Thursday. All current and former BRCC students are invited to the event which will feature several local businesses.... more »
  • Area universities announce closures as severe storms move into BR

    March 10, 2016 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Community College and Southern University have announced closures as severe weather impacts the southeastern part of the state. LSU has announced all classes starting at 3 p.m. are canceled, and the university will close at 3:30 p.m Thursday. The university says... more »
  • First Mid-City Jazz Festival to be held at BRCC

    March 7, 2016 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge will hold its first annual Mid-City Jazz Festival later this month in the Magnolia Theater on Baton Rouge Community College’s Mid-City campus. Dr. Charles Brooks, head of the BRCC’s audio engineering department, is hosting the event as a part of the school’s 10th annual Arts... more »
  • BRCC investigating threatening note reportedly found at Mid City campus

    October 7, 2015 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College says it is currently investigating a threatening note that was reportedly posted at the BRCC Mid City campus. The BRCC Police Department said they were provided with a digital image of the note, which was making the rounds on social media Wednesday,... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Scathing audit at BRCC shows glaring problems Play Video

    October 1, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The results of an audit conducted by out of state investigators is complete, and it shows glaring problems need to be fixed at Baton Rouge Community College. All of this stems from questionable credentials that were issued by BRCC involving a multi-million dollar federal grant that was... more »
  • Armed man arrested after standoff near BRCC

    September 25, 2015 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after officers said he tried to rob a woman with a knife, then barricaded himself inside a home near Baton Rouge Community College. Cpl. J'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said officers were able to get the man out and apprehend him... more »
  • LSU grants more academic criteria waivers

    September 21, 2015 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- To get into LSU, students have to score 22 or higher on the ACT, with at least an 18 in the English subsection and 19 in math, as well as receive a 3.0 GPA in high school. That is, unless they manage to get one of the university's... more »
  • BRCC at risk of losing trade accreditation over questionable credentials Play Video

    August 26, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College could lose its accreditation, depending on the results of an investigation currently underway by out-of-state investigators. This is a story the Investigative Unit first reported Monday. The National Center for Construction Education and Research, or NCCER, sent a team of auditors... more »
  • Investigation underway at BRCC over students' credentials Play Video

    August 24, 2015 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Serious questions are being raised about hundreds of credentials students received at Baton Rouge Community College. Out of state investigators are digging deep into records at BRCC this week. It centers around hundreds of students who received credentials for trade jobs, where there's no proof they met... more »
  • BRCC invites you to celebrate the arts in March Play Video

    March 10, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College is working on final preparations of their upcoming two-week celebration of the arts. The 7th annual BRCC ArtsFest March 16th-20th and 23rd-29th. Dean of Liberal Arts Gail Suberbielle and Associate Professor/ArtsFest Co-chair Ben Lowenkron visited 2une In this morning to talk about... more »
  • Explore career options, campus life at BRCC Open House Play Video

    November 13, 2014 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you are looking for unique educational opportunities or trying to take the next step in your career, Baton Rouge Community College is looking for you. You can get more information about BRCC Saturday at their Open House. Steve Mitchell and Timothy Johnson joined us this... more »
  • BRCC and SU connect with 'Bears 2 Jaguars' partnership

    September 18, 2014 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College students now have the option to seamlessly transfer to Southern University thanks to the new "Bears 2 Jaguars" academic partnership that was signed on Thursday. The agreement between the two schools was signed during a ceremony on Southern's campus with BRCC Chancellor... more »
  • Man arrested near BRCC for shooting spree threats Play Video

    August 27, 2014 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is locked up after threatening to go on a shooting spree near the Baton Rouge Community College campus Wednesday morning. Baton Rouge Police say 27-year-old Damien McCray of Baton Rouge said he was going to shoot 70 people while he was just... more »
  • Hundreds receive degrees at BRCC commencement

    May 23, 2014 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of people received degrees today during Baton Rouge Community College's commencement ceremonies. BRCC awarded more than 350 associate, technical, and terminal degrees during the graduation ceremonies. Attending students and loved ones heard a special address from Dr. Christel C. Slaughter, co-owner of organizational development... more »
  • BRCC celebrates the arts Play Video

    March 24, 2014 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College has teamed up with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge for its 6th annual ArtsFest celebration. Danielle Vignes and Ben Lowenkron stopped by 2une In Monday morning to talk about the event that starts on Monday, March 31st. It will run... more »
  • BRCC struggling to recoup lost money Play Video

    December 30, 2013 4:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College is having a hard time getting back hundreds of thousands of dollars it accidentally overpaid to employees. Poor oversight in the human resources department at BRCC led to more than $500,000 in overpayments during fiscal year 2012, according to a report released... more »
  • LSU, BRCC to announce joint academic program

    March 6, 2013 8:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This morning, administration leaders from LSU and Baton Rouge Community College will announce a joint program that officials say will benefit incoming students. The announcement will be made at the Energy, Coast & Environment Building on LSU's campus. No other details about the program have... more »
  • Social media expert on Pheed Play Video

    March 1, 2013 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Social media expert Christi Domingue-Rangel introduced us to the latest social media craze, called Pheed. She said it's a cross between MySpace and Instagram. Christi is teaching a class on Social Media Essentials class at Baton Rouge Community College. The course cost $285 and it's... more »
  • West Feliciana resumes counseling program

    February 27, 2013 8:14 AM

    ST FRANCISVILLE - The West Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to resume a career counseling program it dropped several years ago when state funding was frozen. Supervisor Al Lemoine told the board Tuesday the money to resume the program is coming from a federal grant routed through Baton Rouge... more »
  • BRCC to create airplane mechanic program

    February 18, 2013 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College hopes to have a program to train airplane mechanics up and running by the fall, more than two years after originally planned. School leaders say the program would produce federally-certified mechanics and is still being reviewed by the Federal Aviation Administration. They say... more »

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