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SOWELA – Oakdale Site to Host Open House

Community Invited to be a Flying Tiger for a Day and Discover Available Educational Opportunities


SOWELA Technical Community College – Oakdale is holding an open house on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. – Noon. The SOWELA Flying Tiger for a Day Open House provides prospective students and their families with the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, learn about available programs and the related job market, discuss financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and more.

Each program will offer demonstrations to help attendees gain an understanding of what they can learn when enrolled at the College. Available programs include Business Administration, Forest Technology, Industrial Electrical Technology, Industrial Instrumentation Technology, Practical Nursing, and Welding.

Gatti’s Pizza will be on site serving lunch. The event is free and open to the public and media.

For more information about the event or enrolling in SOWELA, please contact SOWELA – Oakdale Site Coordinator Magan Soileau at (318) 335-3944, ext. 6985. 

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years and has locations in Jennings, Lake Charles and Oakdale, LA.