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SOWELA to Host Statewide Skills Competition

Friday, March 29, 2019

Local Students Vie for the Chance to Compete at SkillsUSA Nationals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 29, 2019 The world’s largest skills organization, SkillsUSA, will hold their annual statewide skills competition at SOWELA Technical Community College April 3-5, 2019. The event provides students from colleges within the Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) with … Read More

SOWELA Site in Jennings Hosts Additional Nursing & Allied Health Informational Session

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Discover In-demand, High-paying healthcare jobs and the programs to help you reach your career goals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 27, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith will host a Nursing & Allied Health Informational Session on Tuesday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m. at 2110 N. Sherman St., Jennings, LA. Interested individuals can … Read More


SOWELA – Oakdale Site to Host Open House

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Community Invited to be a Flying Tiger for a Day and Discover Available Educational Opportunities LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 21, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale is holding an open house on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. – Noon. The SOWELA Flying Tiger for a Day Open House provides prospective students … Read More

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

Monday, March 18, 2019

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 Nondestructive Testing (NDT) with class starting on Thursday, April 4. Spots are limited. Individuals interested in learning more can attend an informational session on Thursday, … Read More

Fourth Annual Flying Tiger Car Show & BBQ Competition Date Announced

Friday, March 8, 2019

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 Competition with all proceeds benefiting student scholarships. The car show is free and open to the public. BBQ tasting tickets are $5 per person, kids … Read More