55 Years of Being Epic

Lake Area Technical College Celebrates 55 Years in 2020

January 20, 2020 WATERTOWN – Lake Area Technical College kicked off a year-long celebration this morning as the school marks 55 years of providing post-secondary education in Watertown. Established in January 1965 as South Dakota’s first technical College, many commemorative events are planned to celebrate the anniversary with students, alumni, current and former staff, and friends of Lake Area Technical …

Lake Area Technical College Offers Free Income Tax Preparation Services

Sessions begin January 28 For Immediate Release JANUARY 15, 2020 The program will be held on the Lake Area Technical College campus Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays beginning Tuesday, January 28 and lasting through Saturday, March 14. Tuesday hours are noon to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Thursday hours are from noon to 3:00 p.m.; and Saturday hours …

Student Voice Representatives Elected At Lake Area Technical College

For immediate release December 19, 2019 Watertown, SD – Lake Area Technical College has announced its Student Voice Representatives for the 2019-20 school year. Student Voice provides an avenue for student input in campus policy and other processes by establishing open dialogue between students and Lake Area Technical College administration. Representing the entire student body, members are elected by fellow …

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 Technical College 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 …

Western Governors University and Lake Area Technical College 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 Collegenical College (LATI) to earn their bachelor’s degrees, Western Governors University (WGU) and …

Recent Grant Boosts Lake Area Technical College’s Student Food Pantry

For immediate release. October 31, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College is a recipient of a generous $2500 grant from Corteva AgriScience, directed to Lake Area Technical College’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 Technical College Librarian, and Stephanie …

Lake Area Technical College Students Gain Exclusive Experience During NASA Internships

October 29, 2019 Watertown, SD – Securing internships are program requisites for many Lake Area Technical College students, but for a select few, the sky’s the limit – literally. Over the last five years, students in LATI’s Electronic Systems Technology, Robotics, and Aviation Maintenance Technology programs have successfully landed competitive internships with NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, at …

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 Technical College 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 …

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 College, and the community of Watertown. Classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays through November 26. …