Delgado Community College will be getting $2.5 million for workforce training.
Vice President Joe Biden announced the 270 community colleges across the country that would receive money to train people for jobs expected in their areas.
Delgado will be focusing on energy and advanced manufacturing jobs.
Employers involved in the program include ExxonMobil, Lockheed Martin and Phillips6,
Delgado will offer training programs that meet employer and industry needs.