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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