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SOWELA Technical Community College Announces Summer 2022 Graduates

Thursday, January 5, 2023

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 5, 2023) Summer 2022 graduates are: Florida Gulf Breeze General Studies: Jaylin Issiah Freeman Louisiana Basile Surgical Technology: Katheryn L. Bacon Church Point Surgical Technology: Kylie Credeur Alonzo Elton Industrial Electrical Technology: Ryan A. Guillory Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Ryan A. Guillory Evangeline Industrial Electrical Technology: Connor Wil Fruge Glenmora Industrial … Read More


SOWELA Announces Short-Term Winter Training Options

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Choose from CDL, Cooking, HVAC and Pipeline Technician Training with Scholarships and Financial Assistance Available for Those that Qualify (Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 4, 2023) SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for multiple short-term training courses this winter. Scholarships and financial assistance are available for those that qualify, and … Read More


Spring 2023 Enrollment Closes Monday, January 9 at All SOWELA Locations

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Late Registration for Spring 2023 Semester Will Open Wednesday, January 11 and End Thursday, January 19 (Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 3, 2023) Spring 2023 registration is currently open for all interested individuals who want to enroll at SOWELA for any of its more than 30 academic programs at all four of the community college’s … Read More


SOWELA Technical Community College Announces Fall 2022 Graduates

Thursday, December 22, 2022

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 21, 2022) Fall 2022 graduates are: Louisiana Anacoco Industrial Electrical Technology: Drew A. Hillman Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Drew A. Hillman Basile Process Technology: Brittany Lynn Leedom, Jay Roberts Pitre Welding: Jake Cromwell Bell City Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Dustin Kace Armentor Process Technology: Travis Wade Silfee General Studies: Gabrielle Marie Fruge … Read More

Soileau Receives SOWELA’s Customer Service Star Award

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 20, 2022) Magan Soileau, Oakdale Site Coordinator and Human Resources Manager at SOWELA Technical Community College, received the Customer Service Star Award for Fall 2022 at the Annual Employee Christmas Luncheon. SOWELA’s Customer Service Committee selects award winners from nominations submitted by faculty and staff of the College. Those nominating … Read More


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


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


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


SOWELA Now Enrolling for Pipeline Technician Training

Monday, November 14, 2022

Successful Completers Earn TC Energy Pipeline Academy’s Pipeline Technician Certificate (Lake Charles, Louisiana – November 14, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College is now accepting applications for its Pipeline Technician training class in the TC Energy Pipeline Academy, the only academy of its kind in Louisiana. The class is scheduled to begin on Monday, December 5. … Read More