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SOWELA Offers Culinary Arts Summer Camps at Jennings Site

Monday, February 17, 2020

Let their curiosity soar: 1st – 8th graders explore the Culinary Arts JENNINGS, LOUISIANA – February 17, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College is pleased to announce its 2020 Summer Camp line up at the Morgan Smith Site in Jennings, LA. SOWELA Chef Amy Haddox will lead each camp, which provides children with the opportunity to … Read More

SOWELA Offers Pipefitting Training with Bechtel Apprenticeship Program

Friday, February 14, 2020

Attend the February 20th Informational Sessions to Learn More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 14, 2020 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering an 8-week Pipefitting certification program with class starting on Monday, March 2. Completers of the course have the exclusive opportunity to apply for a paid apprenticeship program with Bechtel. Spots are limited. … Read More

Residential Contracting Seminar Available at SOWELA

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Professional Development for Small and Emerging Construction Businesses LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 6, 2020 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 10-week course for residential contractors though the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute (LCAI). Class starts on Monday, February 17, and features sessions twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 – … Read More

SOWELA – Oakdale to Host Practical Nursing (LPN) Informational Session

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Community Invited to Explore the Practical Nursing Program and Financial Aid Opportunities LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 5, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale is holding a Practical Nursing (LPN) Informational Session on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 10 a.m. The event provides prospective students with the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, learn … Read More

SOWELA Morgan Smith Celebrates SkillsUSA Week

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

JENNINGS, LOUISIANA – February 3, 2020 Students and faculty at SOWELA Technical Community College Morgan Smith will join others across the nation to celebrate SkillsUSA Week, February 3-7, 2020. The annual celebration represents over 365,000 SkillsUSA members nationwide and promotes career and technical education (CTE). Among the special activities scheduled at the Jennings site are: … Read More

SOWELA and McNeese Sign Business Administration Transfer Agreement

Thursday, January 30, 2020

SOWELA Business Students Can Seamlessly Enter McNeese’s Bachelor’s Degree Program in Business Administration as a Junior  LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 29, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College and McNeese State University have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ease transferability of course work for students completing two-year degrees in Business Administration and continuing … Read More

SOWELA – Jennings to Host Health Care Informational Session

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Community Invited to Explore Practical Nursing, Sterile Processing, and Surgical Technology Programs and Financial Aid Opportunities LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 23, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith Site in Jennings will hold a Health Care Informational Session on Thursday, February 20, 2020, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. The event provides prospective students … Read More

SOWELA Shatters Enrollment Record

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Spring 2020 Enrollment Up 19% From Last Year More Than Doubling Year-Over-Year Enrollment from 2019 LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 22, 2020 SOWELA Technical Community College continues to see growth in the number of registered students. In the current Spring semester, enrollment has increased by 19% from this time last year. Last year, Spring semester … Read More

SOWELA Announces Fall 2019 Graduates

Monday, January 13, 2020

Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 13, 2020  Fall 2019 graduates are:  LOUISIANA  Alexandria  Industrial Electrical Technology: Cody Hawken Broussard Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Cody Hawken Broussard Basile Business Administration: Maci A. Stroderd Boyce  Industrial Electrical Technology: Bryan Keith Bridges II Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Bryan Keith Bridges II  Cameron  Process Technology: Jarrett P. Thibodeaux  Carencro  Practical Nursing: … Read More

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

Monday, January 13, 2020

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 10, 2020 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 12 or more credit hours during the Fall 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   CALIFORNIA … Read More