FEUERSTEIN SPEAKER R.J. PALACIO RESCHEDULES VISIT TO WATERTOWN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 8, 2019    WATERTOWN…..  The 2019 Feuerstein Series Leadership event featuring R.J Palacio has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 11 on the Lake Area Tech Student Center. Palacio postponed her October 14 appearance due to a medical emergency.  The general session will begin at 7:00 pm and a public book signing will be held at 8:00 pm.  …

Western Governors University and Lake Area Technical Institute Announce Partnership

For immediate release October 31, 2019 New partnership will allow students graduating from LATI to seamlessly transfer into WGU’s online undergraduate programs; WGU will also offer scholarships for students Watertown, S.D. – (Oct. 31, 2019) To help provide an affordable pathway for students of Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) to earn their bachelor’s degrees, Western Governors University (WGU) and LATI …

Recent Grant Boosts Lake Area Tech’s Student Food Pantry

For immediate release. October 31, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical Institute is a recipient of a generous $2500 grant from Corteva AgriScience, directed to Lake Area Tech’s Student Food Pantry. Corteva Crop Protection Territory Manager Becky McGillivary presented a check on campus this week to Food Pantry representatives Nicki Yackley-Franken, Lake Area Tech Librarian, and Stephanie Danielsen, Lake …

THE MIKEROWEWORKS FOUNDATION GIVES SCHOLARSHIPS TO SOUTH DAKOTA STUDENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2019 SIOUX FALLS, SD – The mikeroweWORKS Foundation has awarded ten scholarships to technical students across the state of South Dakota in an effort to help boost technical education in the state and across the country. Students from Lake Area Tech who received the scholarship are Emily Stewart, Norwich NY – Diesel Technology; Zachary Stoltenburg, …

Feuerstein Speaker Series Postponed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Watertown, SD                 October 14, 2019              The 20th Annual Feuerstein Speaker Series featuring RJ Palacio scheduled for Tuesday, October 15 at Lake Area Tech is postponed due the speaker’s unexpected medical emergency.  The event will be rescheduled to a later date and all tickets will be honored at that time.   For questions, please contact the Lake Area …

Community U Classes Begin October 8

For Immediate Release September 26, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – Community U, a series of fun and informative classes, begins in Watertown October 8 and will feature a variety of topics offered to the public. Community U is a project of Watertown H2O-20, Lake Area Technical Institute, and the community of Watertown. Classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays through November 26. …

LAKE AREA TECH ENROLLMENT REMAINS STEADY

For immediate release. SEPTEMBER 20, 2019          WATERTOWN, SD…           Lake Area Tech’s campus remains at capacity with 2228 students, just seventeen students less than last year’s record growth of 190 additional students. For the past fifteen consecutive years, the college has experienced an upward growth pattern challenging national decreasing enrollment trends in higher education.  Over the past 5 years, Lake …

Lake Area Tech Students Invited to Attend Jackrabbits Football Games Free

Sept. 3, 2019 Brookings, SD – South Dakota State University and Lake Area Technical Institute are expanding their partnership by allowing Lake Area Tech students to attend Jackrabbits football games for free this season. The Jacks have seven home games in 2019, beginning Saturday at 6 p.m. against Long Island University. “We have a wonderful partnership with Lake Area Tech …

2019 Feuerstein Series to Feature R.J. Palacio

August 15, 2019 For immediate release For more information, contact Tracy Hlavacek at 882-5284, Ext. 292; Alison Gilbertson at 882-7631 WATERTOWN, SD – The Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation and the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation are excited to jointly host the 2019 Feuerstein Series event and celebrate its 20year anniversary. The featured presenter/lecturer will be the inspiring author, graphic designer, …

FAMILY FIRST INITIATIVE COMING TO CASTLEWOOD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 5, 2019               WATERTOWN, SD    In conjunction with the South Dakota Family First Initiative, Lake Area Technical Institute will be offering a free, two-day course in Castlewood, SD, on soft skills training called Bring Your “A” Game to Work.  The course will be held at the Castlewood Community Center on August 26 and 27 from 8:00 am-12:00 …