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College Community Celebrates National Philanthropy Day with SOWELA’s Week of Giving

Friday, November 9, 2018

 A Fundraising Competition between SOWELA Sites Benefits Student Scholarships through the SOWELA Foundation LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 9, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College faculty and staff are celebrating National Philanthropy Day with SOWELA’s Week of Giving November 12-16, 2018. The event is a week-long faculty and staff competition between each site of the College … Read More

SOWELA Graphic Art Students Win First, Second, and Third at AAF Student Conference

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – November 7, 2018 On November 2, 2018, nine Graphic Art students from SOWELA Technical Community College competed at the Houston American Advertising Federation (AAF) Student Conference with three students winning awards. The top three teams included SOWELA students Jasmine Vital earning first place, Aspen Keel earning second place, and David Sonnier … Read More

SOWELA Partners with Jacobs JumpStart Program for Workforce Training

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – October 23, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College and Jacobs Engineering Group recently announced that the first Jacobs JumpStart Program graduation will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at SOWELA’s Regional Training Center Auditorium from 6-8 p.m. The Jacobs JumpStart Program provides pre-hire training opportunities for people in close proximity to … Read More

SOWELA Culinary Arts Hosts Landry Vineyards for Food and Wine Pairing Demonstration

Friday, October 5, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – October 5, 2018 SOWELA’s Culinary Arts Department will host Landry Vineyards at the College on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 9 a.m. for a food and wine pairing demonstration. “At SOWELA, student learning includes hands-on training. This demonstration will teach students how to pair food dishes with wine. In conjunction with … Read More

SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 55+ Employers for Students and Alumni

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Lake Charles, Louisiana – October 2, 2018 On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 55 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year university … Read More

Commissioner of Higher Education to Hold Stakeholder Engagement Luncheon at SOWELA

Monday, September 24, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – September 24, 2018 Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Kim Hunter Reed will hold a Stakeholder Engagement Luncheon at SOWELA Technical Community College’s Regional Training Center on Monday, October 1, 2018, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event is invitation-only. In addition, Dr. Hunter Reed will tour SOWELA’s Main Campus … Read More

SOWELA Cuts Ribbon on New Facility in Jennings, LA

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – August 29, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College will cut the ribbon on the new Morgan Smith campus in Jennings, LA on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend. “The new Jennings campus and facility was truly a community project from the very beginning.  The land … Read More

SOWELA to Host Community Open House at Oakdale Site

Thursday, August 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – August 21, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale will hold a community Open House on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Central Louisiana Technical Community College will officially hand over the keys and a new sign will be unveiled. Facility updates will be given followed by a networking reception. … Read More

Students Named to SOWELA’s Summer 2018 Dean’s List

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – August 8, 2018 The following students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 6 or more credit hours during the Summer  semester for classes taken at SOWELA’s Lake Charles campus or Morgan Smith campus in Jennings.   LOUISIANA Crowley: Burt Smith Dequincy: Ashley Buxton, Alyssah Fontenot, Flor … Read More