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SOWELA & Cheniere Energy Announce Additional $161,000 Donation and Continuation of Apprenticeship Program

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Donation will Purchase a Skid for Hands-on Industrial Training (Lake Charles, Louisiana) – Officials from SOWELA Technical Community College announced today a $161,000 donation from Houston-based Cheniere Energy and the continuation of a partnership in the form of an apprenticeship program. The donation will be used to complete a working refrigeration skid on SOWELA’s campus … Read More

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

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – September 30, 2019 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 6 or more credit hours during the Summer term for classes taken at SOWELA’s Lake Charles campus, Morgan Smith site in Jennings or at the Oakdale site. LOUISIANA Alexandria: Cody Broussard  Baldwin: Kimberly Charles  … Read More

SOWELA Accounting Student Recognized with Top Honors at Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in San Antonio

Thursday, July 18, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 18, 2019 Joshua Kiser, an Accounting Technology student at SOWELA Technical Community College, received national recognition at the Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) Awards of Excellence Program on June 27. Kiser competed in Accounting Principles and brought home 10th place. This event provides recognition for PBL … Read More

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 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

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