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Cheniere Energy Donates $100,000 to SOWELA in Wake of Hurricane

Monday, November 23, 2020

Gift Provides Much-Needed Support to Damaged Process Technology Space and Hurricane Laura Relief Fund (Lake Charles) – Badly damaged by one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the Gulf Coast, SOWELA Technical Community College is getting crucial financial assistance from Cheniere Energy with a donation of $100,000 through the Louisiana Community and Technical … Read More

SOWELA Postpones December 18th Commencement Exercises

Friday, November 13, 2020

Graduates Invited to Participate in Spring Ceremony LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 13, 2020 Due to damage incurred from hurricanes Laura and Delta, the December 18, 2020, Commencement has been postponed. Students who would have graduated during the Fall 2020 Commencement will be invited to participate in the Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony.  Academic transcripts and … Read More

Students Named to Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 10, 2020 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 12 or more credit hours during the Spring term for classes taken at SOWELA’s Lake Charles campus, Morgan Smith site in Jennings or at the Oakdale site. ALABAMA  Union Springs: Taylor Townzen   CALIFORNIA … Read More

LCTCS Awards 2020

SOWELA Faculty and Staff Honored During Statewide Conference

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Recipients Awarded at the 2020 LCTCS Annual Conference LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 3, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College faculty and staff were recently honored at the annual Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Annual Conference. Honorees were nominated by fellow SOWELA employees. The conference and award ceremony were held virtually this year with … Read More

SOWELA Machine Tool Technology Program to Receive Donation of a 5-Axis Machining Center From Haas Automation INC.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Gift is part of larger Haas donation to all Louisiana technical and community colleges (Lake Charles, LA) – As part of a newly announced agreement between the State of Louisiana and Haas Automation Inc. of Oxnard, California, SOWELA will receive a donation of a 5-axis machining center to add to its newly-developed Machine Tool Technology program. … Read More

Hurricane Laura Mercy Chefs

In the Midst of Hurricane Recovery, SOWELA Students Advanced to the Frontlines in Their Culinary Careers to Help During Relief Efforts

Saturday, September 19, 2020

SOWELA Technical Community College students teamed with Mercy Chefs to feed the needy (Lake Charles, LA) – With only a year of culinary school under their belts, three SOWELA Technical Community College students were thrust into the frontlines of their aspiring careers, cooking thousands of meals each day for the survivors of Hurricane Laura, the most … Read More

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Donations Pour in to SOWELA in Wake of Hurricane Laura

Thursday, September 17, 2020

South Louisiana Community College contributes $5,000 among total donations (Lake Charles) – Badly damaged and shuttered two weeks ago by one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the Gulf Coast, SOWELA Technical Community College is getting much-needed financial assistance from its fellow community colleges, including a donation of $5,000 from its sister college, … Read More

SOWELA Classes to Resume Friday, September 25 Online Only at Lake Charles Campus with In-person and Online Classes at Jennings and Oakdale

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Major repairs continue at Main Campus damaged by Hurricane Laura (Lake Charles) – SOWELA Technical Community will resume classes online only on Friday, September 25, 2020, for students at its main campus in Lake Charles, and classes will resume on the same date in person and online at its Jennings and Oakdale campuses. Major repairs … Read More

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All SOWELA Campuses Closed Until At Least Monday, September 14

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

SOWELA Technical Community College officials launch hurricane damage assessment (Lake Charles) – Officials with SOWELA Technical Community College in Lake Charles have announced that all three campuses in Southwest Louisiana will be closed until at least Monday, September 14, due to significant storm damage caused by Hurricane Laura, the strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana in … Read More