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SOWELA Honors Citgo and Port of Lake Charles with “Outstanding Community Partner” Awards at Annual “What’s up SOWELA?” Event

Friday, December 16, 2022

2022 Fundraiser Received More Than $62,000 in Donations (Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 15, 2022) At it’s annual “What’s Up SOWELA?” event, the Lake Charles-based technical and community college honored CITGO and Port of Lake Charles with the “Outstanding Community Partner” Awards. The annual awards are given out by SOWELA to Southwest Louisiana businesses who … Read More

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SOWELA Hosts Fall Commencement

Friday, December 9, 2022

Approximately 256 Students will Receive Their Diplomas on Thursday, December 15 (Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 9, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College will host its Fall commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 15, at 6:30 PM in the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum. Approximately 256 students are eligible to graduate and receive degrees for Fall 2022. … Read More

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SOWELA Offering Two New Holiday Events This Season

Monday, December 5, 2022

Both Brunch with Santa and Holiday Meal Prep are Open to the Public (Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 5, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering two new holiday events this Christmas season. Both are open to the public and will take place at SOWELA’s Main Campus in Lake Charles. Registration … Read More

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SOWELA Jennings to Host a Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Celebration

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Event is Scheduled for Monday, October 31, and is Free and Open to the Public (Jennings, Louisiana – October 11, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College in Jennings, LA will host its first ever Trunk-or-Treat on Monday, October 31, 2022, from 5:00-7:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged … Read More

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SOWELA Hosts Two Informational Sessions for Prospective Students

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Attendees Learn About Available Scholarships and Financial Aid, Academic Programs and How to Apply (Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 2, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College will host two informational sessions this summer on Tuesday, June 14, and July 12. Both sessions are at 10:00 AM in the Sycamore Student Center, 3824 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Spring Commencement

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Approximately 297 Students will Receive Their Diplomas on Tuesday, May 24 (Lake Charles, Louisiana – May 18, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College will host its Spring commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 24, at 6:30 PM in the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum. Approximately 297 students are eligible to graduate and receive degrees for Spring 2022. … Read More

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SOWELA Offering Culinary Arts Summer Camps for 1st-12th Graders

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

One Week Camps Offered at SOWELA Lake Charles and Jennings Locations in June and July (Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 5, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is excited to announce its 2022 Culinary Arts Summer Camp line up. Summer camps offer children entering 1st through 12th grades the opportunity to explore … Read More

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SOWELA Jennings Site to Host Statewide Culinary Arts Competition

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

College Students from Across Louisiana Compete for Top Baker and Chef Awards (Jennings, Louisiana – March 28, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College Morgan Smith in Jennings, La. will host the world’s largest skills organization for its annual Louisiana SkillsUSA Culinary Arts competition on Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The event provides students … Read More