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SOWELA Online and In-person Summer Registration Deadline is Tuesday, June 1

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Students eager to kickstart their academic careers or catch up from the COVID crisis can sign up now   Lake Charles, Louisiana – May 27, 2021 Late registration for SOWELA’s summer school classes, which will be offered both in-person and online, is Tuesday, June 1, with the first day of summer classes beginning Monday, May … Read More

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SOWELA Technical Community College Hosts Spring Commencement

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Marks First In-person Graduation Since COVID-19 Began and Hurricanes Laura and Delta Lake Charles, Louisiana – May 25, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College will host two commencement ceremonies on Wednesday, May 26, and Thursday, May 27, at 6:00 PM in the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum. The events are the first in-person graduation ceremonies since … Read More


SOWELA Accepting “TOPS Tech Award” Scholarships for Louisiana Students Interested in Technical Degree Fields

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Award amounts vary based on degree programs prospective students enroll in   Lake Charles, Louisiana – May 18, 2021 SOWELA is accepting TOPS Tech Awards scholarships for Louisiana students interested in pursuing a degree in any of SOWELA’s technical programs. Currently, the TOPS Tech Award is offered to qualified high school graduates and provides up … Read More


Fort Polk Families to Receive More Educational Opportunity with SOWELA

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Leesville, Louisiana – May 12, 2021 A recent Lake Charles American Press article SACreported that SOWELA Technical Community College will acquire Leesville’s Lamar Salter campus, effective Jan. 1, 2022. The acquisition will provide Fort Polk soldiers and their families with expanded educational opportunities, through additional degree plans and more flexible credit transfers. Fort Polk Progress, … Read More