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Students Named to SOWELA’s Fall 2022 Chancellor’s and Deans’ Lists

Friday, January 20, 2023

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 20, 2023) The following students were named to SOWELA’s Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists for the Summer 2022 term. Students achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 6 or more credit hours earned a place on the Chancellor’s List. Students achieving a grade point average of 3.0-3.49 … Read More

Soileau Receives SOWELA’s Customer Service Star Award

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 20, 2022) Magan Soileau, Oakdale Site Coordinator and Human Resources Manager at SOWELA Technical Community College, received the Customer Service Star Award for Fall 2022 at the Annual Employee Christmas Luncheon. SOWELA’s Customer Service Committee selects award winners from nominations submitted by faculty and staff of the College. Those nominating … Read More

SOWELA Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Chapter Inducts 19 New Members During Special Ceremony

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Since 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Has Recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the Official Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges (Lake Charles, Louisiana – November 2, 2022) SOWELA’s official honor society Phi Theta Kappa inducted 19 new members during a special ceremony recently in the school’s Sycamore Student Center. The new inductees bring … Read More

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SOWELA Ranked #1 Community College in Louisiana by Niche

Thursday, October 20, 2022

SOWELA Also Ranked in the Top 12% Of Community Colleges Nationwide (Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 20, 2022) The national college review website Niche has ranked SOWELA Technical Community College as the #1 community college in Louisiana. The highly-renowned online platform also ranked SOWELA in the top 12% of community colleges nationwide. Niche’s rankings are … Read More

Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Honors Four SOWELA Faculty and Staff Members at its Annual College Conference

Monday, October 10, 2022

Two Faculty and Two Staff Members at SOWELA Cited for Their Years of Service and Dedication to the Statewide College System (Lake Charles, Louisiana – October 10, 2022) Two staff members and two faculty members at SOWELA Technical Community College were honored for their service and dedication at the Louisiana Community and Technical College System’s … Read More

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Students Named to SOWELA’s Summer 2022 Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists

Monday, September 19, 2022

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 16, 2022) The following students were named to SOWELA’s Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists for the Summer 2022 term. Students achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 6 or more credit hours earned a place on the Chancellor’s List. Students achieving a grade point average of 3.0-3.49 … Read More

Two SOWELA Surgical Technology Graduates Join Prestigious AST National Honor Society

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Association of Surgical Technologists Welcomes New SOWELA Students (Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 30, 2022) Two 2022 SOWELA Surgical Technology graduates will be inducted as the newest members of the prestigious Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) National Honor Society. The graduates, who recently completed a rigorous regionally accredited Surgical Technology program at SOWELA, include 24-year-old … Read More

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Students Named to SOWELA’s Spring 2022 Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists

Friday, June 10, 2022

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 9, 2022) The following students were named to SOWELA’s Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2022 term. Students achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 12 or more credit hours earned a place on the Chancellor’s List. Students achieving a grade point average of 3.0-3.49 … Read More

Top SOWELA Students Recognized at College’s Honors Ceremony

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Program and Leadership Awards Acknowledge Students’ Academic and Leadership Achievements (Lake Charles, Louisiana – May 31, 2022) Top students at SOWELA Technical Community College were recognized at an Honors Ceremony on Monday, May 23, 2022. Recipients are awarded based on high academic marks, character, professionalism and outstanding performance. The following individuals received a discipline-specific award: … Read More

SOWELA Faculty and Staff Honored During Statewide Conference

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Recipients Awarded at the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Annual Conference (Lake Charles, Louisiana – February 8, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College faculty and staff were recently honored at the annual Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Annual Conference. Honorees were nominated by fellow SOWELA employees. The conference and award ceremony were held … Read More