What's Happening at SOWELA

SOWELA Foundation Donation

Michael Kane, Sasol’s Vice President of Operations Lake Charles West Plant, and Gina Jones, Sasol’s Learning and Development Manager, present a check for $10,000 to Dr. Neil Aspinwall, Chancellor of... Read More

CMT Empowering Education Tour and Country Star Courtney Cole Coming to SOWELA Technical Community College’s Morgan Smith Instructional Site in Jennings

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 15, 2018   SOWELA Technical Community College will host the CMT Empowering Education Tour at its Morgan Smith Campus in Jennings, Louisiana, on Thursday, March... Read More

Brisco Receives SOWELA’s Customer Service Star Award

Myra Brisco, Administrative Coordinator at SOWELA Technical Community College in Jennings, LA, received the Customer Service Star Award for the Fall 2017 semester at the Annual Employee Appreciation Christmas Luncheon.... Read More

SOWELA Practical Nursing Faculty Selected as Item Writer for NCLEX Exam

Patrice Fontenot, Assistant Professor of Practical Nursing at SOWELA Technical Community College, was approved by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners and selected by the National Council of... 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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