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Lake Area Tech Offers UpSkill Certifications for Dislocated Workers

For Immediate Release July 24, 2020 WATERTOWN, SD – In an effort to encourage South Dakota dislocated workers to pursue a high-demand, post-secondary skill, the state’s four technical colleges now offer online-only certifications that will […]

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Lake Area Tech Diesel Program Earns Accreditation

For Immediate Release July 9, 2020 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College’s Diesel Technology program recently attained a five-year AED Foundation accreditation. The accreditation signifies the program has met rigorous construction equipment technical standards […]

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Lake Area Tech Officially Becomes a College

For Immediate Release July 1, 2020 WATERTOWN, SD – As of today, July 1, Lake Area Technical Institute is now Lake Area Technical College. To coincide with its new name, the college has enthusiastically unveiled […]

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Lake Area Technical College Distributes Student CARES Act Funds

For Immediate Release May 21, 2020 WATERTOWN – With the passage of the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Lake Area Technical College has received $884,080 in grant funds to assist students impacted by the […]

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South Dakota’s Technical Colleges Plan for On-Campus Classes in Fall 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 8, 2020 CONTACT: Nick Wendell, South Dakota Board of Technical Education, 605-280-4331, nick.wendell@state.sd.us PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s four technical colleges plan to resume on-campus operations this fall, with face-to-face […]

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Lake Area Technical College President Mike Cartney Named a 2020 South Dakota Hall of Fame Inductee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Greta Chapman, CEO South Dakota Hall of Fameceo@sdhalloffame.com 605-430-0792 sdexcellence.org 2020 South Dakota Hall of Fame Inductees Announced DREAMCHASERS that INSPIRE! Chamberlain SD: Since 1974, over […]

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Lake Area Technical College Graduation Taking Place Virtually May 8

For immediate release. April 15, 2020 WATERTOWN – Officials at Lake Area Technical College announced today the 2020 graduation ceremony will take place virtually on Friday, May 8, 2020.  The decision follows Governor Kristi Noem’s […]

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Technical Colleges to Continue Online Classes for the Remainder of the Semester

March 25, 2020 PIERRE, S.D. – As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota increases, the state’s four technical colleges will continue to provide course delivery online through the remainder of the […]

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