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SOWELA Foundation Donation

Monday, February 19, 2018

Michael Kane, Sasol’s Vice President of Operations Lake Charles West Plant, and Gina Jones, Sasol’s Learning and Development Manager, present a check for $10,000 to Dr. Neil Aspinwall, Chancellor of SOWELA Technical Community College. The contribution supports the SOWELA Foundation as Presenting Sponsor of the Flying Tigers Car Show and provides funding to the Sasol/Curt … Read More

CMT Empowering Education Tour

Thursday, February 15, 2018

CMT Empowering Education Tour and Country Star Courtney Cole Coming to SOWELA Technical Community College’s Morgan Smith Instructional Site in Jennings LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 15, 2018   SOWELA Technical Community College will host the CMT Empowering Education Tour at its Morgan Smith Campus in Jennings, Louisiana, on Thursday, March 8, 2018. CMT Empowering … Read More

Students Named to SOWELA’s Fall 2017 Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Students Named to SOWELA’s Fall 2017 Dean’s List   LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – January 26, 2018 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 12 or more credit hours during the Fall semester for classes taken at SOWELA’s Lake Charles campus or its Morgan Smith Site in Jennings. LOUISIANA … Read More

Brisco Receives SOWELA’s Customer Service Star Award

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Myra Brisco, Administrative Coordinator at SOWELA Technical Community College in Jennings, LA, received the Customer Service Star Award for the Fall 2017 semester at the Annual Employee Appreciation Christmas Luncheon. SOWELA’s Customer Service Committee selects award winners from nominations submitted by faculty and staff of the College. Those nominating Brisco stated, “she always gives her … Read More

SOWELA Practical Nursing Faculty Selected as Item Writer for NCLEX Exam

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Patrice Fontenot, Assistant Professor of Practical Nursing at SOWELA Technical Community College, was approved by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners and selected by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to participate on the NCLEX® item development panel of subject matter experts in Chicago, IL. Fontenot was selected on the basis … Read More

SOWELA-Aspen 2019

SOWELA Named in Top 150 US Community Colleges; Eligible to Compete for $1 Million Aspen Prize

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Prize for Community College Excellence Recognizes Outstanding Achievements that Result in Community College Student Success SOWELA Technical Community College was named today as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. SOWELA was … Read More