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New Surgical Technology Program Earns Regional Accreditation

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 18, 2018 The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) granted accreditation to SOWELA’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Surgical Technology program effective June 2018. The program is located at the SOWELA – Morgan Smith Campus in Jennings, La. and is currently accepting applications for the … Read More

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SOWELA to Host Statewide Skills Competititon

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 16, 2018 The world’s largest skills organization, SkillsUSA, will hold their annual statewide skills competition at SOWELA Technical Community College April 19-20, 2018. The event provides students with an opportunity to highlight their expertise in a variety of occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary … Read More

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SOWELA’s Associate of Science degree in Nursing Receives Initial Accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Friday, April 13, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 13, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Associate of Science degree in Nursing (ASN) has achieved initial accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). As SOWELA’s first class of Registered Nursing students graduate in May 2018, they complete their studies graduating from an ACEN accredited program, allowing those … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Sixth Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar

Friday, March 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 23, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting its Sixth Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar on Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Arts & Humanities Building, Multipurpose Room 145. Representatives from area businesses and industry will present information on non-traditional career opportunities available to … Read More

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3rd Annual SOWELA Foundation Flying Tigers Car Show

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Get Your Motor Running to the Third Annual SOWELA Foundation Flying Tigers Car Show Presented by Sasol LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 22, 2018 On Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the SOWELA Foundation will host the Flying Tigers Car Show presented by Sasol with all proceeds benefiting student scholarships and … Read More

SOWELA to Host Open House for Prospective Students

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 13, 2018 ­­On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, SOWELA Technical Community College will host an Open House for individuals interested in attending the College. The event will take place from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the Sycamore Student Center Multipurpose Room. The first 100 individuals to sign up for the event … Read More

Students Spring into Commencement Mode with Grad Fest

Monday, March 12, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 9, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College will hold Grad Fest on Tuesday, March 13, from Noon – 2 p.m. in the Sycamore Student Center for students graduating this spring. The event provides graduates with the opportunity to celebrate their collegiate accomplishments, as well as pick up their cap and gown, … Read More

SOWELA Foundation Donation

Monday, February 19, 2018

Michael Kane, Sasol’s Vice President of Operations Lake Charles West Plant, and Gina Jones, Sasol’s Learning and Development Manager, present a check for $10,000 to Dr. Neil Aspinwall, Chancellor of SOWELA Technical Community College. The contribution supports the SOWELA Foundation as Presenting Sponsor of the Flying Tigers Car Show and provides funding to the Sasol/Curt … Read More