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SOWELA Hosts 40-plus Actively Hiring Employers for Fall Career Fair

Friday, September 23, 2022

Students and Alumni are Invited to Attend and Meet One-on-One with Representatives from a Variety of Industries (Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 23, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the Sycamore Student Center at the Main Campus in … Read More

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SOWELA Announces “Next Start” Initiative for New and Current Students

Monday, September 19, 2022

Deadline to take advantage of Next Start is Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 19, 2022) SOWELA has announced a new “Next Start” initiative for currently enrolled and prospective students. The initiative allows current students to add another course to their Fall 2022 schedule or for new students to sign up for … 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

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SOWELA and McNeese Partner to Enhance Student Engagement

Friday, September 16, 2022

McNeese Athletics Provides Free Entry to all Sporting Events for SOWELA Students and Donates Home Football Tickets to SOWELA Faculty and Staff (Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 15, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College students can now attend all McNeese Athletics sporting events for free with a student ID as part of an initiative between the … 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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SOWELA Announces Short-Term Summer Training Options

Friday, June 24, 2022

Choose from Clinical Medical Assistant, CDL Training, Culinary Fundamentals, Pipeline Technician Training and HVAC Training with Scholarships Available for Those that Qualify (Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 24, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for multiple short-term training courses this summer. Scholarships are available for those that qualify, and … Read More

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SOWELA Officially Acquires Lamar Salter Campus in Leesville, Louisiana

Friday, June 24, 2022

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Issues Accreditation to SOWELA Effective July 1, Clearing the Way for the Acquisition of the Former Central Louisiana Technical Community College Campus (Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 23, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College has officially added the Lamar Salter campus in Leesville, Louisiana, effective July 1, … Read More

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SOWELA Freezing Tuition and Fees for Upcoming School Year to Ease Continued Financial Burden of Students Caused by Record Inflation

Monday, June 13, 2022

Tuition Freeze Is Part of Initiative by Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) (Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 13, 2022) For the seventh straight year, SOWELA tuition and fees will remain steady for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year to give a break to financially-challenged students from record inflation. All SOWELA students will pay the … 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 achieveing a grade point average of 3.0-3.49 … 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