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New Orleans • Bank, Insurance
Delgado Community College is one of nine community colleges which operate under the auspices of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. The institution originally opened in 1921 as Delgado Trades (plural) School; it went through several reorganizations and was finally declared "Delgado Community College" by the Louisiana State Legislature in 1980, under the administration of Governor David C. Treen.
New Orleans • Urban Studies • Law
In the fall of 2011 the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges gave approval for the University of New Orleans to join the University of Louisiana System, concluding the five-month transition from the LSU System since Act 419 of the 2011 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session was signed into law in July 2011. Soon after the transition was approved, the UNO Presidential Search Committee selected UNO alumnus Peter J. Fos (Class of 1972) as president.
New Orleans • Law
Nations was incorporated in 1996 by Richard Ady, Mac Lynn, and Darrell Frazier. Ady and Lynn had been college classmates. Ady's career had been in church work and Lynn had worked in higher education as a teacher and administrator. Ady had previously founded the World English Institute. NationsUniversity has legal authority under Louisiana law to grant degrees in religious studies. The institution is currently accredited by The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) a nationally recognized accrediting body approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education. As of January 31, 2013, the school reported 3,902 students in 145 countries. NationsUniversity tries to minimize the costs for its students, charging no fees to students outside the United States and only modest fees to U.S. students.
New Orleans • Theology, Religion
The Seminary has 13 graduate centers in 5 states, 11 undergraduate centers in 5 states, and 13 on-campus research centers. It has over 3,700 students and trains over 6,000 participants through workshops offered by Providence Learning Center and MissionLab New Orleans. NOBTS also has over 22,000 living alumni.
The main campus is situated on over 70 acres with more than 70 buildings.
NOBTS has been instrumental in the excavation and uncovery of biblical Timnah and Gezer.
NOBTS offers Doctoral, Master, Bachelor and associate degrees.
New Orleans • Dentistry, Oral Surgery
New Orleans • Business • Mathematics, Statistics, Finance
The school is known in the finance community as the publisher of the Burkenroad Reports, and is regularly ranked among the top ten schools in finance by the Financial Times. Additionally, Entrepreneur Magazine consistently ranks the Freeman School among the top twenty schools for entrepreneurship; giving the school a ranking of #4 in 2009. The Financial Times's Global MBA Rankings 2010 ranked the Freeman School as the 35th best business school in the United States; the U.S. News & World Report ranked the MBA program 40th in 2011.
The school's main location, in the center of Tulane's Uptown New Orleans campus, is next to the Tulane University Law School and across a pedestrian thoroughfare (McAlister Place) from the university's student center. Every year, leading finance and M&A practitioners from throughout the United States come to Tulane to attend the Tulane Corporate Law Institute forum. The school was named in honor of Alfred B. Freeman, a former Coca-Cola Bottling Co. chairman and prominent New Orleans philanthropist.
The campus is near Gentilly Boulevard and the London Avenue Canal, established in the 1930s.
New Orleans • Law
According to the College of Law's 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 48.8% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo practitioners.
New Orleans • Art
New Orleans • Human Resources, Social Work
Newcomb was the first women's coordinate college within a United States university. This model was later used in partnerships such as Pembroke College at Brown University and Barnard College at Columbia University.
In 2006, Newcomb College was closed as part of Tulane's Renewal Plan following the major losses and damage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Alleged heirs of Mrs. Newcomb sued, challenging Tulane on the issue of donor intent and seeking to preserve Newcomb as a separate coordinate college within the university, but the lawsuit ended in 2011 after appellate court rulings in support of the university's position.