University of Holy Cross and Delgado Add Culinary Transfer Agreement
February 08, 2019
The University of Holy Cross (UHC) and Delgado Community College have signed an agreement with the goal of making it easier for students to transfer into UHC’s Bachelor of Science in Culinology within the Food Science Program.
The agreement was announced and signed today by UHC President Dr. David “Buck” Landry, Delgado Interim Chancellor Dr. William Wainwright, UHC Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Victoria Dahmes, and Delgado Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Mostofa Sarwar.
With the execution of the agreement, students with Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in the Culinary Arts (Professional Culinarian) and Culinary Management Programs of Delgado will receive UHC college credits for those degrees. Students from Delgado may transfer up to 57 of their 60 A.A.S. credits to UHC, allowing them to seamlessly transition on as juniors to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Culinology.
This articulation agreement marks the fifth articulation agreement between UHC and Delgado adding to the agreements for Accounting, Biological and Physical Sciences, Business Administration, and Health Sciences/Respiratory Therapy.
UHC also has existing articulation agreements with Nunez Community College, Northshore Technical Community College, and Federal University of Espirito Santo in Vitoria, Brazil.
For more information on this program, contact Jean Jacob, Food Science Programs Coordinator, at 504-398-2336 or visit uhcno.edu/foodscience.
About the University of Holy Cross
A fully accredited Catholic university in New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross (formerly Our Lady of Holy Cross College) offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 1,200 students. With 154 faculty members and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, 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 Business, Education, Counseling and Healthcare. 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.
Delgado Community College will celebrate 100 years of service to the New Orleans region in 2021. The oldest and largest community college in Louisiana, Delgado provides instruction online and at seven locations. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Delgado offers students the most comprehensive array of education and training services available in the 10-parish New Orleans region. Additionally, Delgado has articulation agreements with most of the state’s four-year colleges and universities that allow students to smoothly transfer their Delgado credits to bachelor’s degree programs. As well as offering degrees and transferable college credits, Delgado provides diplomas and certificates in many professional and technical areas. Workforce development is a priority at Delgado, hence the college’s well-known motto: “Education that works!” www.dcc.edu