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Delgado's new campus to open in August

2 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, July 28 2018 Jul 28, 2018 July 28, 2018 10:58 AM July 28, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Image: NOLA.com
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Delgado Community College is expanding.
  
Its new campus in Avondale will open in August. The campus will house a number of Delgado training programs geared at preparing students for jobs in industries based on the Mississippi River and in Jefferson Parish west of the Huey P. Long Bridge.
  
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Delgado River City Site and Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center will be located at the Churchill Technology & Business Park in Avondale. The $27.3 million site is next to the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission offices and the Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy.
  
According to a news release, the new campus was funded with state, federal and private sources.
  
The campus will open in time for the start of Delgado's fall semester, which begins Aug. 18.

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