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Phillips 66 Named Philanthropic Honoree for Its Investment in Students and Education at SOWELA

Thursday, November 21, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 21, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College named Phillips 66 its 2019 Philanthropic Honoree on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the annual Association of Fundraising Professionals National Philanthropy Day luncheon. The company was recognized due to its valued partnership and generous financial support of both students and the College. In 2006, … Read More

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

SOWELA Foundation Honors Local Leaders at 4th Annual What’s Up, SOWELA

Friday, October 25, 2019

Fundraising event showcases advocates’ impact on education in Southwest Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – October 25, 2019 The SOWELA Foundation honored several people at last night’s 4th annual What’s Up, SOWELA scholarship fundraiser. The SOWELA Leadership Awards highlight philanthropists, students, faculty and staff for making strides in higher education. Award recipients include the following: Phillips … 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

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

SOWELA Names CITGO Philanthropic Nominee for its Stem Talent Pipeline

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 13, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College named CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO) its 2018 Philanthropic Honoree on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the annual Association of Fundraising Professionals National Philanthropy Day luncheon. The company was recognized due to CITGO’s commitment to increasing educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) … Read More

SOWELA Partners with Jacobs JumpStart Program for Workforce Training

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – October 23, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College and Jacobs Engineering Group recently announced that the first Jacobs JumpStart Program graduation will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at SOWELA’s Regional Training Center Auditorium from 6-8 p.m. The Jacobs JumpStart Program provides pre-hire training opportunities for people in close proximity to … Read More

SOWELA and Inceptia announce partnership

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Federal Verification Process SOWELA is pleased to announce that we have established a partnership with Inceptia to expedite the federal verification process by utilizing the Verification Gateway online portal. If your FAFSA application is selected for verification by the U.S Department of Education, you will receive an introductory email to the email address you provided … Read More