Delgado Announces Workforce Collaborations with Regional Black and Hispanic Business Organizations

December 16, 2021

Community partners working with Delgado Community College to achieve goals set by a grant received from Apple this fall came to the City Park Campus on Tuesday, Dec. 14, to meet with Delgado Chancellor Larissa Littleton Steib and Delgado Workforce Development leaders.

The purpose of collaborating is to promote Delgado Workforce Development and Technical Education Information Technology programs. Collaborative activities include:

  • Marketing of Delgado IT programs
  • Monthly marketing outreach sessions to current members
  • Recruitment of potential students to Delgado Community College
  • Lunch and learn information sessions
  • Tech Talks for current members
  • Assist with information to align with local labor marketing needs/market trends
  • Training Partner—as classes are scheduled
  • Entrepreneur support from local small businesses

Grant distributions were presented ceremonially in the Chancellor’s Office.

 

Black Chamber
From left: Arlanda Williams, Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Institutional Advancement, Delgado Community College; Krista Pouncy-Dyson, Chair, New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Larissa Littleton Steib, Chancellor, Delgado Community College.

 

Hispanic Chamber
From left: Larissa Littleton Steib, Chancellor, Delgado Community College; Raiza Pitre, Chair-Elect, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana Foundation Board; Angelica Rivera, Chair, HCCLF Board; Paula Belanger, Foundation Director, HCCLF; Arlanda Williams, Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Institutional Advancement, Delgado Community College.