Lake Area Tech Students Prepare For 14th Annual Car Show

For Immediate Release April 16, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – The Lake Area Technical Institute Car Club will host its 14th annual Car Show for a Cause Saturday, April 27, 2019. The event takes place in the Lake Area Tech Automotive Technology building from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The car show entry fee is $10.00 with registration from 9:00 – …

Recent Donations Help Fill Lake Area Tech’s Student Pantry

For immediate release. February 28, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – The Lake Area Technical Institute Student Food Pantry recently received a boost to its shelves in the form of 90 pounds of ground beef and a variety of Easy Skillet meals. Donors include the Coteau Hills Cattlemen’s Association, County Fair Food Store of Watertown, and the Lake Area Tech Ag Department. …

For Immediate Release February 19, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – Community U, a series of fun and informative classes, begins in Watertown February 26 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 April …

Lake Area Tech Earns 2019-2020 Military Friendly​ ® ​Gold-Level School Designation

For immediate release. January 24, 2019  WATERTOWN, SD ​— Lake Area Technical Institute announced today it has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly ® ​School designation at the gold level status, as released by VIQTORY.  This is the 10th consecutive year LATI has received the Military Friendly® School award and the fourth year in a row it has received added-level status. …

Lake Area Tech Automotive Technology Program Named Third in U.S. Ranking

For immediate release. January 17, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – Trade School Future today named Lake Area Technical Institute’s Automotive Technology program third on its Top 10 list of Best Automotive Trade Schools by Value. The primary criteria used to build the rankings were: average cost of tuition, typical debt-load of graduates, average early career salary, average mid-career salary, and graduation …

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Lake Area Tech Offers Free Income Tax Preparation Services

For Immediate Release JANUARY 17, 2019 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 Area …

Lake Area Technical Institute’s Finance Program Recognized for Online Learning Excellence

 For immediate release October 3, 2018   AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO), a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings has recognized Lake Area Technical Institute for offering one of the best online finance programs in the country. “In our seventh annual survey of online learning programs across the nation, we wanted to honor the colleges and universities that are providing innovative …

CHS Foundation and LATI Partner in Development of Precision Ag Sim Lab

  OCTOBER 4, 2018               WATERTOWN, SD –  The CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc., is excited to announce the continuation of a long-standing relationship with Lake Area Tech as part of the CHS Foundation’s work to develop a new generation of ag leaders for life and cultivate university partnerships.  Most recently, the CHS Foundation awarded a $50,000 …

Automated Technology Grant Benefits LATI Students and Manufacturing Employers

  OCTOBER 1, 2018   WATERTOWN, SD             Thanks to a $1 million NIST MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) Competitive Awards Program grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Lake Area Technical Institute will be part of a collaborative effort to increase competitiveness and efficiency in regional manufacturing industries. The grant was awarded to South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology …

Watertown Elks Lodge #838 Receives Freedom Grant For LATI Veteran Student Food Pantry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 3, 2018                     WATERTOWN, SD   In the continued spirit of charitable work in the community the Watertown Elks Lodge #838 recently donated $2000 to the Lake Area Tech Veterans’ Food Pantry through a National Elks Foundation Freedom Grant. The Elks Freedom Grant offers a unique opportunity to harness the Elks’ passion for serving veterans and military …