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SUNO and Delgado Community College rekindle an articulation agreement. - Friday, July 17, 2009

Victor Ukpolo, chancellor of SUNO and Ron Wright, tchancellor of Delgado Community College shake hands after signing a two-plus-two agreement between the schools that will allow Delgado graduates from its associate degree programs in biology, mathematics, or criminal justice to seamlessly transition into their junior years at SUNO's bachelor of science programs in these three areas.

 
Southern University, New Orleans and Delgado Community College partnered to rekindle an articulation agreement between the two institutions as well as sign a two-plus-two agreement that was announced at a press conference May 6 at the SUNO Park Campus.

Victor Ukpolo, the chancellor of SUNO and Ron Wright, the chancellor of Delgado, signed the agreements.

The two-plus-two agreement calls for Delgado graduates from its associate degree programs in biology, mathematics, or criminal justice to seamlessly transition into their junior years at SUNO's bachelor of science programs in these three areas.

Annually, the top two-plus-two student from Delgado will receive financial assistance to attend SUNO. Additionally, students who participate in two-plus-two academic programs will be eligible to live in SUNO's student housing facility which is slated to open in January 2010.

"We are simply enhancing our on-going association with Delgado, says Ukpolo. This represents yet another opportunity for SUNO to maintain mutually beneficial relationships that will positively impact the higher education arena in our region. We are happy to have Delgado as a partner in this quest."