Special Events & Projects
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SOWELA iCamp Offers Free STEM Experiences for Middle Schoolers this Summer

Friday, May 17, 2019

Applications Accepted on a First Come, First Serve Basis for Camps Held During Two Separate Weeks in May and July LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – May 16, 2019 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. Seating … Read More

SOWELA Offering Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training

Thursday, April 18, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 18, 2019 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 7-week program for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training with class starting on Monday, May 20. Spots are limited. A CDL Permit Prep Course is available for anyone needing their permit. The Permit Prep course, is a one day 8 … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 45-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni

Friday, April 5, 2019

Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 5, 2019 On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to Noon, SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 45 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year university representatives … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Seventh Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Attendees Explore Career and Training Opportunities for In-Demand Jobs in Southwest Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 3, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting its Seventh Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Arts & Humanities Building, Multipurpose Room 145. Representatives from area … Read More

SOWELA to Host Statewide Skills Competition

Friday, March 29, 2019

Local Students Vie for the Chance to Compete at SkillsUSA Nationals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 29, 2019 The world’s largest skills organization, SkillsUSA, will hold their annual statewide skills competition at SOWELA Technical Community College April 3-5, 2019. The event provides students from colleges within the Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) with … Read More

SOWELA Site in Jennings Hosts Additional Nursing & Allied Health Informational Session

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Discover In-demand, High-paying healthcare jobs and the programs to help you reach your career goals LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 27, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Morgan Smith will host a Nursing & Allied Health Informational Session on Tuesday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m. at 2110 N. Sherman St., Jennings, LA. Interested individuals can … Read More

SOWELA – Oakdale Site to Host Open House

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Community Invited to be a Flying Tiger for a Day and Discover Available Educational Opportunities LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – March 21, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale is holding an open house on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. – Noon. The SOWELA Flying Tiger for a Day Open House provides prospective students … Read More

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