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Louisiana Tech, SOWELA Agreement Designed to Create Student Pathways in Forestry Products Industry

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

OAKDALE, LOUISIANA (June 11, 2019) – Louisiana Tech University and SOWELA Technical Community College announced today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) focused on forestry education between the two schools. The MOU is designed to help students take advantage of career growth opportunities in the forest and forest products industry. In addition, the industry needs to … Read More

Students Named to SOWELA’s Spring 2019 Dean’s List

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – June 7, 2019 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 12 or more credit hours during the Spring term for classes taken at SOWELA’s Lake Charles campus, Morgan Smith site in Jennings, or at the Oakdale site. ALABAMA Union Springs: Taylor Townzen   LOUISIANA … Read More

SOWELA Announces Spring 2019 Graduates

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 5, 2019  Spring 2019 graduates are: LOUISIANA Basile Industrial Electrical Technology: Heath D. Aucoin Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Heath D. Aucoin Sterile Processing Technology: Brianna Lee Reed Baton Rouge Chemical Laboratory Technology: Bennett Kurtz Hibner Practical Nursing: Laquienta A. Turner  Bell City Graphic Art: Devin Wayne Hoffpauir  Creole Industrial Instrumentation Technology: … Read More

SOWELA Hosting Alumni Network Kick-off Event

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

All SOWELA Alumni Invited to Attend Free Reception to help Jumpstart the Alumni Group LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – June 4, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting a networking reception for graduates or completers of the College on Wednesday, June 19th, from 5-7 p.m. at SOWELA’s Regional Training Center Auditorium, 3749 Senator J. Bennett Johnston … Read More

SOWELA Offering Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Training Tuition-Free

Friday, May 31, 2019

Interested Candidates can Attend the June 20th Informational Session to Learn More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 31, 2019 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Training tuition-free to eligible individuals. Spots are limited. Interested candidates can attend a free informational session to learn more about the program on Thursday, June … Read More

Lejeune Receives SOWELA’s Customer Service Star Award

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Lake Charles, Louisiana – May 30, 2019 Debbie Lejeune, Professor and Program Coordinator at SOWELA Technical Community College, received the Customer Service Star Award for the Spring 2019 semester at the Annual Employee Appreciation Luncheon. SOWELA’s Customer Service Committee selects award winners from nominations submitted by faculty and staff of the College. Those nominating Lejeune … Read More

Surgical Technology Degree Earns Programmatic Accreditation

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Program Found in Compliance with Nationally Established Standards LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 29, 2019 The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) awarded accreditation to the Surgical Technology program at SOWELA Technical Community College Morgan Smith Site in Jennings, LA. A recent peer review conducted by the Accreditation Review Council on Education … Read More

SOWELA-Oakdale Hosting Forest Technology Informational Session

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

A free event for individuals interested in a forestry-related career LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 28, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College in Oakdale, LA, is offering a free informational session for individuals interested in the Forest Technology program. The event is Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at SOWELA – Oakdale, 117 … Read More

SOWELA Offers Culinary Arts Summer Camps at Jennings Site

Monday, May 27, 2019

Let their curiosity soar: 1st – 8th graders explore the Culinary Arts LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 27, 2019 The Office of Workforce Solutions at SOWELA Technical Community College is pleased to announce its 2019 Summer Camp line up at the Morgan Smith Site in Jennings, LA. Credentialed faculty lead each camp, which provides children … Read More

SOWELA iCamp Offers Free STEM Experiences for Middle Schoolers this Summer

Friday, May 17, 2019

Applications Accepted on a First Come, First Serve Basis for Camps Held During Two Separate Weeks in May and July LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 16, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College is offering a free camp to introduce rising sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) career fields. Seating … Read More