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SOWELA Now Enrolling for HVAC Training

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

18-week Curriculum Covers Residential and Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 29, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for HVAC training. The class starts Monday, April 25. During the 18-week program, students learn residential and commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Successful completers earn … Read More


SOWELA Jennings Site to Host Statewide Culinary Arts Competition

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

College Students from Across Louisiana Compete for Top Baker and Chef Awards (Jennings, Louisiana – March 28, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College Morgan Smith in Jennings, La. will host the world’s largest skills organization for its annual Louisiana SkillsUSA Culinary Arts competition on Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The event provides students … Read More

Higher Education a Family Affair in the Jack Household

Thursday, March 17, 2022

SOWELA Recognizes Two Generations Pursuing Their Career Dreams During Community College Week (Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 17, 2022) Education has always been a core value in the Jack family, and from the time they were young, Nathan Jack encouraged his children to pursue higher education. Little did he know, however, that he and his … Read More

SOWELA Surgical Technology Program Debuts Five New Training Technologies Including State-of-the-Art “LapSim” Laparoscopic Simulator

Thursday, March 3, 2022

SOWELA’s Jennings-Based Surgical Technology Program Also Now Utilizing Picc Line Simulator, Surgical Abdomen, Hernia Mannequin and Tracheostomy Mannequin (Jennings, Louisiana – March 3, 2022) SOWELA’s Surgical Technology program is living up to its name by providing its students with the latest technology and cutting-edge simulators ranging from a new laproscopic simulator to a tracheostomy mannequin. … Read More


SOWELA Hosts Spring Career Fair of 30-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 2, 2022) On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Spring Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 30 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year … Read More