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Delgado Community College Northshore

Supporting the New Economy of Southeast Louisiana

Delgado Community College Today • Delgado Community College has an enrollment of 16,715 as of Fall 2009. • Delgado is growing. Enrollment saw a yearover-year increase of 15.7% from Fall 2008.

Delgado Fulfilling Needs on the Northshore Delgado has been offering courses on the Northshore for more than 30 years and established the Slidell Learning Center in 1988 Delgado Covington initially offered 4 courses to 23 students at the Greater Covington Center in spring 2002. •

Today, Delgado Northshore occupies 6 buildings, offers more than 150 classes and serves more than 2,300 Northshore students – 3 locations in downtown Covington – Slidell Learning Center – 2 locations in Mandeville:  Maritime, Fire, Radar and Industrial Training Facility (in partnership with Florida Marine Transporters); EMT/ Paramedic training facility (in partnership with Mandeville Fire District 4)

Delgado is Growing with St. Tammany Parish • Delgado Northshore enrollment reached an historic high of 2,315 in fall 2009 – Covington and Slidell locations’ enrollment outpaced all other Delgado sites, rising 30.5% over fall 2008 – Northshore enrollment has grown by double-digit percentages every semester since Katrina

Delgado is Responsive “ The training Delgado provides its students is relevant & responsive to the needs of the healthcare industry. Our employee partners appreciate how effective Delgado is in creating programs for students that are critical to the everyday workforce needs in the healthcare marketplace – making students well prepared for good jobs in the healthcare industry.” -

Jan Robert, Executive Director, St. Tammany Healthcare Alliance

Healthcare Partnerships • In 2006, Delgado partnered with St. Tammany Healthcare Alliance to create Careers That Heal allied health/nursing training program • In 2007, Careers That Heal expanded to 10-parish, multi-partner healthcare workforce development initiative – Funded by $6 million CDBG/ Louisiana Recovery Authority grant – As of June 30, 2009, 266 students have completed training and 251 are currently in training

Training St. Tammany Employees • Since 2000, Delgado has served Florida Marine Transporter’s training needs through the Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP) • Received 5th grant for $1.3 million in October 2009 to purchase equipment for Mandeville facility, training 390 employees • IWTP has funded the purchase of state-of-the-art dual wheelhouse ship simulators at Mandeville facility

GCR & Associates, Inc.


An Engine of Growth Delgado Community College plays an essential role in both present and future economic activity in the New Orleans region and throughout the State of Louisiana. • $12.48 Return for Every $1 the State of Louisiana invests in Delgado. • $451.1 million in total economic impact in 2009. • $167.3 million benefit of direct Delgado spending. • 6,996 employment positions supported metro wide.

Impact is Significant The impact of all Delgado graduates contributes substantially to the economy— and that impact grows more significant with each successive year. Delgado students earned 1,063 training certificates and associate degrees in the 2007 – 2008 academic year, according to Institutional Research. 895 students earned awards in Technical Competency Areas in 2008, preparing them for work in a skilled trade.

An Intellectual Investment

Annualized Figures for 2008 released by Bureau of Labor Statistics in March 2009

Value of a Delgado Education The impact of a Delgado education for our graduates and the regional economy is significant. • 5 years of Delgado graduates fill an estimated 6,796 job openings in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in 2009. • Delgado graduates earned an additional $86.2 million in wages in 2009. • Delgado graduates had an economic impact that generated an additional $81.1 million in wages for a cumulative benefit of $167.3 million in the broader metropolitan economy.

Responding to the Needs of Business Community

Delgado’s Northshore Profile •

2,315 Northshore students in Fall 2009 – 51% full-time, 49% parttime – An increase of 58% over 5 years, despite disruption from Hurricane Katrina – 30% increase between 2008 and 2009 alone – 119 full time and part time faculty and staff are employed at Delgado’s Northshore location.

Economic Impact of Northshore Location on Metropolitan Economy •

The economic impact of the Delgado system is generated by its spending throughout the metropolitan area. With record enrollment & student spending, the economic impact to the region & St. Tammany Parish will continue to increase.

Spending associated specifically with Delgado’s Northshore location constitutes a substantial share of Delgado’s impact on the greater metro economy, with much of this impact captured within St. Tammany Parish.

Total Economic Impact Total Employment Supported

$58,149,251 901

* Economic Impact is determined using Bureau of Economic Analysis RIMS II multipliers. These figures represent the impact of spending on the 7-parish metropolitan area economy. The share of spending attributed to the Northshore location is determined by estimating per pupil spending and the Northshore location’s share of unduplicated total enrollment in Spring of 2008.

Impact of Delgado Education for St. Tammany Workforce •

Five years of Delgado graduates from all over the New Orleans region will fill an estimated 1,016 of the 75,117 (Q1 2009) jobs in St. Tammany Parish.

These graduates working in the New Orleans area will earn $12.89 million more this year than they would have without the training and education they received at Delgado.

These greater wages will have an additional estimated economic impact of $12.13 million on the metropolitan area economy, with the majority of this impact captured in St. Tammany Parish.

The combination of these additional wages and their economic impact represents a cumulative benefit of $25 million to the metropolitan economy.

* The number of Delgado graduates working in St. Tammany Parish is determined by the share of MSA employment represented in St. Tammany Parish (14.95% - LA Workforce Commission - Q1 2009). The additional wages earned are calculated using Bureau of Labor Statistic wage data. The impact on of those additional wages on the MSA economy is measured using Bureau of Economic Analysis RIMS II multipliers.

Delgado Today & Tomorrow •

Almost four years after Hurricane Katrina, Delgado continues to be an economic engine in the region’s recovery, as well as an institution responsive to the needs of area residents and industry.

5 years of Delgado graduates fill an estimated 6,796 job openings in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in 2009.

While Delgado is dedicated to the continuing education and training programs that drive the economy, the institution is already adapting to the workforce demands of the years ahead.

Tomorrow’s St. Tammany Workforce Delgado invites you to partner with us to produce graduates that work and live in our community! Paid apprenticeship programs = Higher student retention Experiential learning = Rapid return on investment

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