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SOWELA to Host Pipeline Technician Training Informational Session on July 14

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Attendees to Learn about Scholarship Opportunities, Meet Faculty and Register for the Program Lake Charles, LA – June 29, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Pipeline Technician Training Informational Session on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 5:00 PM on the Main Campus in the Regional Training Center. The event provides prospective pipeline technician … Read More

SOWELA Technical Community College Announces Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Graduates

Thursday, June 24, 2021

May Commencements Were the First In-person Ceremonies Since the COVID-19 Pandemic and Included Graduates from the Past Three Terms Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 23, 2021 Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates are: Louisiana Abbeville Industrial Electrical Technology Wyatt D. Broussard Alexandria Industrial Electrical Technology Zachary Dauzat Industrial Instrumentation Technology Zachary … Read More

Students Named to SOWELA’s Spring 2021 Dean’s List

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 24, 2021 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 12 or more credit hours during the Spring term for classes taken at SOWELA’s Lake Charles, Jennings, and Oakdale, Louisiana locations. FLORIDA Gulf Breeze: Jaylin Freeman   ILLINOIS Mundelein: Catherine Dempsey   LOUISIANA Abbeville: … Read More

SOWELA Morgan Smith Practical Nursing Class Attains 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX Exam

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Passing the Exam Credentials Jennings Practical Nursing Students as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 15, 2021 SOWELA Morgan Smith’s Fall 2020 Practical Nursing class achieved a perfect pass rate of 100% on the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX). The 11 students easily bested the NCLEX national average pass rate of 85.99%. … Read More

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SOWELA Forest Technology Program Now Available at Main Campus in Lake Charles

Friday, June 11, 2021

Forest Technology Degree Program is only one of its kind in Southwest Louisiana Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 10, 2021 SOWELA’s Forest Technology program is now available at the technical community college’s main campus in Lake Charles. The Forest Technology Degree program is one of only two in the state of Louisiana and only one … Read More

SOWELA Offering One-Week Radiation Safety Class Starting June 14

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Training Prepares Individuals to take the Louisiana Radiographers Exam Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 8, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a one-week Radiation Safety class starting Monday, June 14, at its Morgan Smith site in Jennings, LA. The curriculum prepares radiation workers in both industrial and healthcare settings to … Read More

SOWELA and LSU Alexandria Sign New Articulation Agreement for Business Administration

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

SOWELA students may transfer up to 57 Business Administration credits to LSUA Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 8, 2021 SOWELA and LSU of Alexandria (LSUA) have signed articulation agreements between their Business Administration programs making it easier for students to transfer credits from SOWELA to LSUA. The new agreement lasts three years with the option … Read More

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SOWELA Oakdale to Host Welding Informational Session on June 22

Thursday, June 3, 2021

SOWELA is the Only Allen Parish Welding Program to Include Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 3, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College Oakdale is hosting a Welding Informational Session on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 10 AM. The event provides prospective students with the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, learn … Read More

SOWELA Offering Two-Week Introduction to Construction Class Starting June 14

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Students Earn NCCER Core and OSHA 10 with $500 Stipend Awarded to Those Who Complete the Training Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 2, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a two-week Introduction to Construction class starting Monday, June 14, at its Main Campus in Lake Charles. Curriculum includes the National … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Informational Sessions for Prospective Students

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Explore Financial Aid and Scholarship Opportunities and Learn About Available Programs Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 1, 2021 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting two Informational Sessions on Tuesday, June 8, from 5-6 PM and Thursday, June 17, from 10-11 AM in the Sycamore Student Center. The event provides prospective students with the chance to … Read More