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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

SOWELA Site in Jennings Hosts Nursing & Allied Health Informational Sessions

Monday, February 11, 2019

Discover In-demand, High-paying healthcare jobs and the programs to help you reach your career goals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 11, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith will host Nursing & Allied Health Informational Sessions on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at the … Read More

SOWELA Technical Community College Continues to Accept Students for the Spring 2019 Semester

Friday, February 8, 2019

New General Education and Culinary Arts Classes Begin March 12, 2019 LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 8, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College continues to enroll students in the current Spring 2019 semester as part of its Second Start initiative. Second Start classes begin halfway through the semester, giving prospective students the opportunity to reach their … Read More

SOWELA Students Celebrate Black History Month with Month-Long Cultural Series

Friday, February 1, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 31, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College students will celebrate February’s Black History Month with a month-long cultural series that includes the music, food and history of this diverse people group. The following events are part of the celebration. Black History Month Kick-Off – On Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 from 11 … Read More

SOWELA Technical Community College Hosts Dual Enrollment Informational Session for High School Students and Parents

Friday, January 25, 2019

Representatives to Share Available Programs, Course Transfer Options and More LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 25, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Dual Enrollment Informational Session for high school students and parents on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sycamore Student Center. The session will include details about the STEPS/STAIRS … Read More