No job shortage in Electronics/Robotics

Check out the ADVERTISED POSITIONS for Electronics/Robotics grads!!! There are currently 36 positions, and 23 enrolled students. Graduates will have plenty of options, not only with jobs—but with location. Robotics instructor Gina Grant says that MOST of the advertised jobs are in the area, but there are also a few in Sioux Falls, Fargo, and the Twin Cities. Of last …

LAKE AREA TECH GETS HIGH MARKS WITH 2010 PLACEMENT RATES

FEBRUARY 14, 2011 WATERTOWN, SD Lake Area Technical College has completed its employment survey of the 2010 graduates and is reporting that after just six months, 98% of the graduates are employed or are continuing their education. Of those continuing their education, a majority have returned to Lake Area Technical College to complete the second year of their nursing degree …

Precision Machining Crew Creates Mobility Device for Watertown Girls

Thanks to the efforts of Lake Area Technical College Precision Machining students Kyle Knouse, Ray Meyer, Brent Summers and program instructor John Rider, two Watertown children now have the opportunity for greater mobility. Trinity Miller, now a 7th grader, and her younger sister Carrigan, were both born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The girls, daughters of Kevin and Sharon Miller of …

LAKE AREA TECH REACHES ALL-TIME ENROLLMENT RECORD

JANUARY 21, 2011 WATERTOWN, SD….. According to Lake Area Technical College President Deb Shephard, LATI has achieved an all-time record for spring semester total enrollment. With 1383 students, the school has experienced a 6% enrollment increase compared to the previous spring semester. Lake Area Technical College President Shephard comments, “This growth puts us right on track for over 1600 students …

Students Are Finalists In US/Canadian Comptetition

Representing the state of South Dakota, Lake Area Technical College students Ross Weseloh and Brian Berg were among the top ten team finalists in Thursday’s 2010 CISCO Networking NetRiders Skills Competition. The NetRiders competition uses a series of specially designed exams and simulation activities to showcase student’s talent in the growing ITC and networking fields. Weseloh and Berg are both …