LAKE AREA TECH ENROLLMENT REMAINS STEADY

For immediate release. SEPTEMBER 20, 2019          WATERTOWN, SD…           Lake Area Technical College’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 Area Technical College Students Invited to Attend Jackrabbits Football Games Free

Sept. 3, 2019 Brookings, SD – South Dakota State University and Lake Area Technical College are expanding their partnership by allowing Lake Area Technical College 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 …

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 College 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 College 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 …

Lake Area Technical College President’s List Summer 2019

*Paityn Bonn, Conde; Sever Burghardt, Brookings; *Eh Dah, Huron; Madyson Domeyer, Ellsworth MN; *Ashley Eisenbraun, Webster; Brianna Goble, Watertown; Marissa Golas, Estelline; Logean Hansen, Huron; Jaron Helstein, Rapid City; Austin Hofer, Tea; *Harlee Hofhenke, Iroquois; *Madison Holmberg, Cresbard; *Terra Kettwig, Milbank; *Megan Leppert, Rapid City; Brittany Ludens, Volga; *LaNae Meidinger, Herreid; *Kathryn Mogen, Twin Brooks; Nathan Murphy, Watertown; *Nathan Nixon, …

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John Knebel Memorial Scholarship Established at Lake Area Technical College

For immediate release July 15, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – The family of John Knebel of Eden, SD, recently established a scholarship fund in his memory at Lake Area Technical College. The John Knebel Memorial Scholarship will support two $250 scholarships annually to one student demonstrating financial need in the Agriculture program and the other to any LATI student demonstrating financial …

Lake Area Technical College Students Earn High Marks at National SkillsUSA Competition

For immediate release. July 3, 2019 Watertown, SD – Eleven students from Lake Area Technical College recently participated in the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. Students participated in one of 102 competitions in career and technical fields. It is the largest skill competition of its kind in the world. Lake Area Tech participants included Tanner Schiferl of Fordyce, NE, …

LAKE AREA TECH HIGHLIGHTED AS MODEL FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS IN NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION PUBLICATION

JUNE 11, 2019    WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College is one of six community colleges across the nation highlighted in The Workforce Playbook, released today by the Aspen College College Excellence Program. Addressing the national workforce skills gap, the publication outlines Lake Area Technical College’s best practices for developing highly effective workforce programs. In addition, the Playbook details South …

Lake Area Technical College Students Place at State SkillsUSA Competition

For immediate release May 8, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – Students from the Lake Area Technical College SkillsUSA Chapter recently competed in the South Dakota State Leadership and Skills Conference competition held on the campus of Southeast Technical College in Sioux Falls, SD, and at Lake Area Technical College in Watertown for the Criminal Justice and Computer Programming portions of the …