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 …

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Community U Classes Begin October 12

 For immediate release. October 2, 2017 WATERTOWN, SD – Community U, a series of fun and informative classes, begins its fifth year on October 12 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 held Tuesdays and Thursdays …

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College-Bound Students Invited to Free Financial Aid Saturday Event

For Immediate Release September 19, 2017 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical Institute is hosting Financial Aid Saturday on October 21, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center. The event is free and open to all students who plan to attend any college in the fall of 2018. During the event, Financial Aid 101 will take …

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Lake Area Tech Hosting Public Car Care Event October 18

September 18, 2017 Proceeds to Benefit Operation Black Hills Cabin WATERTOWN, SD – The public is invited to participate in the Lake Area Tech Car Club’s Car Care event on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the automotive department on the campus of Lake Area Tech in Watertown. Programs hosting the annual event include Automotive Technology, …

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LAKE AREA TECH MAINTAINS EXPECTED ENROLLMENT

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 WATERTOWN, SD – With almost 30% growth over the past five years, Lake Area Tech’s campus is at capacity. To continue to increase enrollment, Lake Area Tech is shifting strategies, adding spring and summer starts to balance the student population across the entire year. Previous campus planning estimated Lake Area Tech would not be at the capacity …