SOWELA Technical Community College is getting ready to host their annual career fair in October. The 2022 Fall Career Fair will take place at the Sycamore Student Center at the Main Campus in Lake Charles. The event is on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Save the date!

If you are a business looking for workers that are well-trained or a job seeker looking for professional employment, you will be at the right place. According to SOWELA  Director of Recruitment and Career Services, Joseph W. Lavergne,

“The Career Fair is a great opportunity for our current students and alumni to learn more about career fields, job prospects, and network with potential employers. We invite any SOWELA alumni and students seeking employment to attend.”

Job Fair - Business and Career Solutions Center via 107 Jamz
Job Fair - Business and Career Solutions Center via 107 Jamz

Current and former SOWELA students are not only invited to attend, but local business are urged to participate. Employers who would like to participate and acquire a booth or get more details about the Career Fair may call (337) 421-6540. Participating organizations will be on hand, many are even hiring on the spot. Those businesses, corporations, and privately owned company's include:

Local State and Sasol
CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern
Indorama Ventures
Landlocked Aviation Services
Health care organizations
Industrial companies
Local, state, and federal agencies
Industrial companies
Financial services

Employer's interested in getting a booth at the fair, still have time to register. The deadline to enter is Friday Sept. 30, there is still space available. The deadline for employers to register for the event is Friday, September 30. A lunch and hospitality room will be provided to all vendors. For employers looking to register for the event or if any students or alumni have any questions about creating a resume or preparing for interviews, you can e-mail

30 famous people you might not know were college athletes

Stacker dug deep to find 30 celebrities who were previously college athletes. There are musicians, politicians, actors, writers, and reality TV stars. For some, an athletic career was a real, promising possibility that ultimately faded away due to injury or an alternate calling. Others scrapped their way onto a team and simply played for fun and the love of the sport. Read on to find out if your favorite actor, singer, or politician once sported a university jersey.

More From Cajun Radio 1290 AM