Special Events & Projects

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 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

Commissioner of Higher Education to Hold Stakeholder Engagement Luncheon at SOWELA

Monday, September 24, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – September 24, 2018 Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Kim Hunter Reed will hold a Stakeholder Engagement Luncheon at SOWELA Technical Community College’s Regional Training Center on Monday, October 1, 2018, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event is invitation-only. In addition, Dr. Hunter Reed will tour SOWELA’s Main Campus … Read More

SOWELA Cuts Ribbon on New Facility in Jennings, LA

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – August 29, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College will cut the ribbon on the new Morgan Smith campus in Jennings, LA on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend. “The new Jennings campus and facility was truly a community project from the very beginning.  The land … Read More

SOWELA to Host Community Open House at Oakdale Site

Thursday, August 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – August 21, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale will hold a community Open House on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Central Louisiana Technical Community College will officially hand over the keys and a new sign will be unveiled. Facility updates will be given followed by a networking reception. … Read More

iCamp participants - July 2018 session

SOWELA iCamp Offers Free STEM Experiences for Middle Schoolers this Summer

Monday, July 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – July 23, 2018 For the second time this summer, SOWELA Technical Community College is offering a free camp to introduce rising sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) career fields by immersing them in a different program every day. iCamp availability was limited and interested … Read More