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SOWELA Offering Exclusive Scholarships of $500 to FFA Members

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Special FFA scholarships are open to FFA students graduating from high school in Spring 2021 Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 19, 2021 SOWELA has announced a special scholarship available to high school seniors who are members of FFA and will graduate this Spring. The scholarships of $500 each will be applied to students’ Fall 2021 … Read More

SOWELA Offering Two-Week Introduction to Construction Class Starting May 10

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Students Earn NCCER Core and OSHA 10 with $500 Stipend Awarded to Those Who Complete the Training Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 24, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a two-week Introduction to Construction class starting Monday, May 10, at its Main Campus in Lake Charles. Curriculum includes the National … Read More

Career Fair

SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 40-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni

Monday, April 19, 2021

Military and Four-Year Universities Will Also Be Present for Enlistment and Transfer Opportunities Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 19, 2021 On Friday, April 23, 2021, from 9 to 11 a.m., SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 40 organizations … Read More

SOWELA Acquires Lamar Salter Campus in Leesville, Louisiana

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Acquisition of Campus from Central Louisiana Technical Community College is Effective July 1, 2021 Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 14, 2021 Effective July 1, 2021, SOWELA Technical Community College will acquire the Lamar Salter campus located in Leesville, Louisiana. Lamar Salter is currently part of Central Louisiana Technical Community College in Alexandria, Louisiana. This campus … Read More

SOWELA, Chennault International Airport, Citadel Completions, and Landlocked Aviation Services Join Forces for Spring Clean LC

Friday, March 26, 2021

Volunteers to Clean Up I-210 Legion Street Exit on Friday, March 26 LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 26, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College, Chennault International Airport, Citadel Completions, and Landlocked Aviation Services employee and student volunteers will join together to pick up debris along the I-210 Legion Street exit today, March 26, starting at 11 … Read More

SOWELA Receives Donation from CITGO for Cloud-Based Simtronics Software

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Donation will Fund Software for SOWELA’s Process Technology Program Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 25, 2021 Officials from SOWELA Technical Community College announced today a donation from CITGO that will fund cloud-based Simtronics software for students enrolled in SOWELA’s in-demand Process Technology (PTech) program. Simtronics is world renowned for its Operator Training Simulator (OTS) technology. … Read More

SOWELA Now Enrolling for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training Program

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Class Begins Monday, May 3, with Scholarships Available for Qualified Applicants Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 24, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program. The Class A license training program is a comprehensive 245-hour classroom and behind-the-wheel program. Training covers Louisiana Department … Read More

SOWELA Morgan Smith Celebrates FAFSA Day on Tuesday, March 30

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The Free Event is Open to Individuals Who Need Help Completing Their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 23, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College Morgan Smith Site in Jennings, LA is hosting a FAFSA Day on Tuesday, March 30, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event is free … Read More

SOWELA Now Enrolling for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Program

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Successful Completers Earn CCMA, Phlebotomy, CPR Certifications, and More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 18, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program. The Medical Assistant course starts on Monday, April 19, at SOWELA’s Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. The program prepares … Read More