Lake Area Tech Student Wins National Outstanding Student Award

March 27, 2018 For immediate release. WATERTOWN, SD – Aric Leadabrand, Robotics and Electronics student at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, was presented the 2018 Outstanding Student Award last week at the American Technical Education Association National Conference in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Brooks Jacobsen, Lake Area Tech Robotics Instructor/Program Supervisor and Chair of the ATEA Awards committee, presented the …

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Lake Area Tech Accepting Applications For New Registered Nursing Program

For immediate release March 5, 2018   WATERTOWN, SD – Applications are now being accepted for Lake Area Technical Institute’s new 11-month Registered Nursing program that begins this fall in Watertown. Completed applications and application fees will be accepted online at www.lakeareatech.edu until April 3, 2018. The on-campus Registered Nursing program has received interim approval status from the South Dakota …

Community U Classes Begin March 6

For Immediate Release February 22, 2018   WATERTOWN, SD – Community U, a series of fun and informative classes, begins in Watertown March 6 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 will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays through …

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Lake Area Tech Offers Free Income Tax Preparation Services

For Immediate Release JANUARY 10, 2018   WATERTOWN, SD – For more than 25 years, second-year students in Lake Area Technical Institute’s Financial Services Advanced Tax class have participated in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that offers free basic income tax filing services to the public who meet program guidelines. The program will be held on the Lake …

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Lake Area Technical Institute Named a 2018 Military Friendly® Gold-Level School

For immediate release. December 5, 2017 WATERTOWN, SD — Lake Area Technical Institute announced today that it has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® School designation at the gold level. This is the eighth consecutive year LATI has received the Military Friendly® School award and the second year in a row it has received the gold-level status. Each year, the list …

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Lake Area Tech Nursing Program Named to Top Nursing Schools List

For immediate release. November 21, 2017 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical Institute’s Practical Nursing program has earned a place on the 2017 Nurse Journal’s list of America’s Best Nursing Schools. The results were recently released in an analysis of more than 750 nursing schools in the Central United States. LATI’s Nursing Program is the only nursing program in South …

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Lake Area Technical Institute Students Place at NASA Competition

November 3, 2017 WATERTOWN, SD  – Lake Area Technical Institute students Aric Leadabrand and Thomas Scarberry of Watertown and Dustin Wickert of Crooks, SD, recently returned from NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi after participating in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars competition project (NCAS). The LATI students, all enrolled in Robotics/Electronic Systems Technology, were three of 304 community college …

PRAIRIE LAKES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DONATES GIFT TO LAKE AREA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

NEWS RELEASE Contact: LuAnn Strait   straitl@lakeareatech.edu   October 5, 2017         WATERTOWN, SD             The Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation is honored and excited to announce receipt of a $3.1M gift from Prairie Lakes Healthcare System. The PLHS donation not only officially kicks-off the Lake Area Tech Foundation Capital Campaign but also is the first-ever donation for naming rights of a …

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TEDx LATI Slated for October 19

TEDxLATI – It’s Your World – Thursday, October 19 9:00 a.m. to Noon, 4th Level What is TEDxLATI? What makes your world go ‘round? We enthusiastically admire people whose worlds inspire, encourage, embrace, excite, and motivate others. Don’t you? Just what IS their motivation to forge ahead and positively make a difference in the world? Our theme for TEDxLATI is …