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SOWELA Offering Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Training with Scholarship Opportunities to Those that Qualify

Attend the March 21st NDT Informational Session to Learn More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 18, 2019 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 14-week training program for... Read More

Fourth Annual Flying Tiger Car Show & BBQ Competition Date Announced

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 8, 2019 On Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the SOWELA Foundation will host the Flying Tigers Car Show and BBQ... Read More

SOWELA to Host Send Silence Packing Exhibit to End the Silence that Surrounds Mental Illness and Suicide

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 6, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College will host the traveling exhibit Send Silence Packing on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.... Read More

SOWELA Site in Jennings Hosts Nursing & Allied Health Informational Sessions

Discover In-demand, High-paying healthcare jobs and the programs to help you reach your career goals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 11, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith will... 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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