NASA Awards Delgado Community College $420,000 for New Engineering Design and Prototyping Program

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced a two-year $420,000 grant to Delgado Community College. The grant comes through the NASA Minority University Research and Education Program (MUREP) under its Innovations in Space Technology Curriculum (MISTC) initiative.

The grant will assist Delgado in preparing students for future employment at NASA, with an emphasis on advanced manufacturing in space applications. The award enables eligible Delgado students to receive up to $5,000 in direct scholarships to take three newly created classes over three semesters beginning in spring 2020.
The new classes are offered within the Computer Aided Design and Drafting Department at the Delgado Sidney Collier Site, which is located in New Orleans City Council District E—also the location of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans East.
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Fidelity Bank: Community banking at its best

Anthony Bridges Fidelity Bank Assistant Vice President and Financial Center Leader

In September 2009, Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank held its Grand Reopening in New Orleans East. At the time, Retail Manager Betty Brown was among the bank’s staff who worked tirelessly to integrate the bank and its operations into the New Orleans East community. In addition to supporting the NOELA Newsletter, by advertising and distributing copies of the NOELA Magazine, the bank hosted numerous community events at its 5530 Crowder Blvd. location.

Today, the bank, now called simply Fidelity Bank, continues to have a strong relationship with the community, nurtured by current Assistant Vice President and Financial Center Leader Anthony Bridges. Bridges has been employed with Fidelity Bank for three years, starting in the New Orleans Central Business District location, which he managed for two years. Continue reading “Fidelity Bank: Community banking at its best”