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SOWELA Offering Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Attend the April 25th CDL Informational Session to Learn More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 18, 2019 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 7-week program for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training with class starting on Monday, May 20. Spots are limited. Individuals interested in learning more can attend an informational session on … Read More

SOWELA’s Future Business Leaders of America Bring Home 15 Medals from State Competition

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Louisiana Phi Beta Lambda Competition Gives Students the Opportunity to Test Business-Related Skills Among Peers LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 17, 2019 Students in the newly established Phi Beta Lambda organization at SOWELA Technical Community College recently competed in the Louisiana Phi Beta Lambda competition, bringing home 15 medals in a variety of categories. Top … Read More

SOWELA Graphic Art Students’ Designs Win Chennault International Airshow Art Contest

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Student Artwork to be Showcased in Airshow Posters and T-shirts LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 10, 2019 Two SOWELA Graphic Art students’ designs were selected as part of the Chennault International Airshow’s poster and T-shirt contest. SOWELA student Jade Higginbotham created the winning poster and Vivian Barrilleaux, also a SOWELA student, designed the Airshow’s commemorative … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 45-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni

Friday, April 5, 2019

Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 5, 2019 On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to Noon, SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 45 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year university representatives … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Seventh Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Attendees Explore Career and Training Opportunities for In-Demand Jobs in Southwest Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 3, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting its Seventh Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Arts & Humanities Building, Multipurpose Room 145. Representatives from area … Read More

SOWELA to Host Statewide Skills Competition

Friday, March 29, 2019

Local Students Vie for the Chance to Compete at SkillsUSA Nationals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 29, 2019 The world’s largest skills organization, SkillsUSA, will hold their annual statewide skills competition at SOWELA Technical Community College April 3-5, 2019. The event provides students from colleges within the Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) with … Read More

SOWELA Site in Jennings Hosts Additional Nursing & Allied Health Informational Session

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Discover In-demand, High-paying healthcare jobs and the programs to help you reach your career goals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 27, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith will host a Nursing & Allied Health Informational Session on Tuesday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m. at 2110 N. Sherman St., Jennings, LA. Interested individuals can … Read More

SOWELA – Oakdale Site to Host Open House

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Community Invited to be a Flying Tiger for a Day and Discover Available Educational Opportunities LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 21, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale is holding an open house on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. – Noon. The SOWELA Flying Tiger for a Day Open House provides prospective students … Read More

SOWELA Offering Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Training with Scholarship Opportunities to Those that Qualify

Monday, March 18, 2019

Attend the March 21st NDT Informational Session to Learn More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 18, 2019 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 14-week training program for Nondestructive Testing (NDT) with class starting on Thursday, April 4. Spots are limited. Individuals interested in learning more can attend an informational session on Thursday, … Read More

Fourth Annual Flying Tiger Car Show & BBQ Competition Date Announced

Friday, March 8, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 8, 2019 On Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the SOWELA Foundation will host the Flying Tigers Car Show and BBQ Competition with all proceeds benefiting student scholarships. The car show is free and open to the public. BBQ tasting tickets are $5 per person, kids … Read More