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Story Becomes Catalyst For Pay It Forward Movement

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 3, 2020   WATERTOWN, SD – Sometimes, random acts of kindness can move mountains.  On November 27, a Watertown Public Opinion subscriber perused a front page story about three Lake Area […]

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Lake Area Tech Law Enforcement Program Earns International Accreditation

November 30, 2020 WATERTOWN, SD – The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) has awarded Public Safety Training Academy Accreditation to the Law Enforcement program at Lake Area Technical College. CALEA® accreditation […]

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Lake Area Technical College Wins National Award for Outstanding STEM Education

WATERTOWN, SD, September 30 –The Welding Technology program at Lake Area Technical College has been named a winner of the Excellence and Equity in Community College STEM Award by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program […]

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College-Bound Students Invited to Free Financial Aid Saturday Event

            For immediate release. September 29, 2020 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College is hosting Financial Aid Saturday on October 17, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in […]

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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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