It’s getting easier for students to transfer from Delgado Community College to Loyola University.
The New Orleans Advocate reports the two schools signed a deal that allows students who complete prescribed courses in any of 10 programs at Delgado to transfer their credits to one of 28 programs at Loyola.
Eligible Delgado programs include accounting, business administration, criminal justice, fine arts, humanities, mass communication, social science, biological sciences and physical sciences.
The State Bond Commission has kicked off the start of funding a new airport terminal in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Advocate reports it approved $650 million in borrowing to pay for a 650,000-square-foot, three-story terminal. It will be built on property now used by Louis Armstrong International Airport — but closer to Interstate 10.
Airport Aviation Director Iftikhar Ahmad says plans to revamp the facility have been discussed since 1974.
It opened in 1946, but the way it evolved has proven troublesome.
Fracht USA/Germany supervisors were on hand to assist in the transload of the 718-ton, 164-foot-long absorption tower onto Roll-Lift's self-propelled modular transporters at the Port of New Orleans' Louisiana Avenue Terminal operated by Coastal Cargo Company.
Town Hall meeting on smoking ban draws several speakers on both sides.
A town hall meeting lasting more than two hours at New Orleans City Hall Wednesday night put smokers and non-smokers at odds over a proposed ban on lighting up citywide. Much of the debate centered on businesses having a right to opt out, versus second-hand smoking effects on employees.
Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne says a movie is in the works about the Battle of New Orleans.
Atchity Brothers Entertainment will produce the feature film, "Andrew Jackson — Battle of New Orleans." It’s based on military historian Ron Drez's latest book, "The War of 1812: Conflict And Deception."
The Advocate reports the project is endorsed by the Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial Commission.