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SOWELA Technical Community College Postpones August 6th Commencement Exercises

Monday, July 27, 2020

Spring and Summer 2020 Graduates Invited to Participate in December Ceremony LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 27, 2020 With the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the August 6, 2020 Commencement has been postponed. Spring and Summer 2020 graduates are invited to participate in the Fall ceremony tentatively scheduled for December 18, 2020 … Read More

SOWELA Forest Technology Program Announces Hiring of its First-Ever Female Professor

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

SOWELA’s program is one of only two Forest Tech programs in Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 21, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College is adding its first-ever female Forest Technology Program professor, Dr. Emma Thomas, to its team at its instructional site in Oakdale, Louisiana. Thomas will work to uphold the goals of the Forest … Read More

SOWELA Technical Community College Announces Fall Semester Plans

Monday, July 20, 2020

Students Offered Face-to-Face, Online and Hybrid Course Options for Classes Starting August 17th LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 20, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College will begin the Fall 2020 semester on Monday, August 17th. With the continued impact of COVID-19 on Southwest Louisiana, the College has announced a plan to help safeguard the health of … Read More

Apprenticeship Graduates Launch Career with Bechtel as Full-Time Employees

Friday, July 10, 2020

Next intake of apprenticeship students to start in July at SOWELA LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 10, 2020 Eleven students from Southwest Louisiana graduated this week from Bechtel’s Apprenticeship Program and will join the company as full-time employees later this month. This first version of the program, which trained students to specialize in pipefitting techniques, … Read More

SOWELA – Jennings to Host Health Care Informational Session

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Community Invited to Explore Practical Nursing, Sterile Processing, and Surgical Technology Programs and Financial Aid Opportunities LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 9, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith Site in Jennings will hold a Health Care Informational Session on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 2:30 or 3:30 p.m. The event provides prospective students … Read More

SOWELA – Oakdale Site to Host Open House

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Learn More About Forest Technology Discount Opportunity and Financial Aid and Scholarships LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA June 17, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale is hosting an open house on Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. The event provides prospective students and their families with the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, … Read More

SOWELA to Host Informational Session

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Community Invited to Explore Degree Programs Eligible for a $500 Tuition Discount LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – June 16, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting an Informational Session on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Sycamore Student Center. The event provides prospective students with the chance to learn about Aviation Maintenance Technology, … Read More

SOWELA Offers Complimentary Guest Service Training to Southwest Louisiana Hospitality Professionals

Friday, May 22, 2020

Registration Available for a Limited Time on SOWELA’s Website LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 22, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College is offering limited-time access to online customer service training for those interested in the Hospitality Industry in Southwest Louisiana. The opportunity helps individuals sharpen their customer service skills, boost their resumes, and become a Certified … Read More

SOWELA Technical Community College Announces New Spring 2020 Commencement Date

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Diplomas to be Mailed to Graduates in June LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 19, 2020 SOWELA’s Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, will now take place on Thursday, August 6, at 2 p.m. in the Lake Charles Civic Center. Due to the circumstances associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the College … Read More