What's Happening at SOWELA

Phi Theta Kappa Induction Spring 2018

81 New Members Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 17, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College hosted an induction ceremony for the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society earlier this month. The local Beta Phi... Read More

SOWELA Modifies Summer Hours

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 14, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College will modify its summer office hours beginning May 21, 2018, to adopt a 4 1/2-day work week with most... Read More
SOWELA SGA officers for 2018-19 with the Chancellor

SOWELA Announces SGA Officers for 2018-2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 9, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College announces a new slate of officers for the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Every student... Read More

SOWELA to Host Free Informational Seminar on How to Earn College Credit While in High School

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 8, 2018   SOWELA Technical Community College will host a STAIRS (Senior Transfer Academy Increasing Readiness for Seniors), STEPS (Senior Technical Education Program at SOWELA),... Read More

The SOWELA Experience

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Our campus has changed dramatically over the past five years by adding five new buildings. Our coursework is accredited by SACSCOC, enabling easy transfer to a 4-year program.

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Meet Christopher

SOWELA Welding Student

"I never thought I'd love welding, but I do. What I love about SOWELA class is the instructors. The skills I obtain at SOWELA can take me all over the country."

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Meet Kortney

SOWELA Culinary Arts Student

"I chose SOWELA because I heard it was such a great program. Everything they offer is so hands on, which I enjoy so much. Also, the positive attitude and everyone being so supportive."

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