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SOWELA Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Chapter Inducts 19 New Members During Special Ceremony

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Since 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Has Recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the Official Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges (Lake Charles, Louisiana – November 2, 2022) SOWELA’s official honor society Phi Theta Kappa inducted 19 new members during a special ceremony recently in the school’s Sycamore Student Center. The new inductees bring … Read More


Spring 2023 Enrollment Opens Monday, October 31 at All SOWELA Locations

Friday, October 28, 2022

Anyone interested is invited to a special informational session on Tuesday, November 29 at 10 a.m. (Lake Charles) – Spring 2023 registration opens Monday, October 31, 2022, for all interested individuals who want to enroll at SOWELA for any of its academic programs at all four of the community college’s locations in Southwest Louisiana. SOWELA … Read More


SOWELA Ranked #1 Community College in Louisiana by Niche

Thursday, October 20, 2022

SOWELA Also Ranked in the Top 12% Of Community Colleges Nationwide (Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 20, 2022) The national college review website Niche has ranked SOWELA Technical Community College as the #1 community college in Louisiana. The highly-renowned online platform also ranked SOWELA in the top 12% of community colleges nationwide. Niche’s rankings are … Read More


SOWELA Jennings to Host a Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Celebration

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Event is Scheduled for Monday, October 31, and is Free and Open to the Public (Jennings, Louisiana – October 11, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College in Jennings, LA will host its first ever Trunk-or-Treat on Monday, October 31, 2022, from 5:00-7:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged … Read More

Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Honors Four SOWELA Faculty and Staff Members at its Annual College Conference

Monday, October 10, 2022

Two Faculty and Two Staff Members at SOWELA Cited for Their Years of Service and Dedication to the Statewide College System (Lake Charles, Louisiana – October 10, 2022) Two staff members and two faculty members at SOWELA Technical Community College were honored for their service and dedication at the Louisiana Community and Technical College System’s … Read More


SOWELA Announces Short-Term Fall Training Options

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Choose from Culinary Fundamentals or CDL Training with Scholarships and Financial Assistance Available for Those that Qualify (Lake Charles, Louisiana – October 6, 2022) SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for multiple short-term training courses this fall. Scholarships and financial assistance are available for those that qualify, and registration is … Read More

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


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


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