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

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

Lake Area Tech’s Aviation Program Expands to Include Pilot Degree

For Immediate Release May 1, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – The Aviation program at Lake Area Technical Institute has expanded and is now including a Professional Fixed Wing Pilot Associate of Applied Science degree in addition to the Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Applications are now being accepted for the 18-month program. Enrollment is limited.   Lake Area Tech is the only …

APTA Honors Lake Area Tech’s Thuringer with National Societal Impact Award

For Immediate Release April 18, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will present the distinguished Societal Impact Award to Lake Area Technical Institute’s Brad Thuringer, Physical Therapist Assistant program instructor, at the annual APTA conference in June. The award honors his community service efforts with Shoes4Kids, a charitable foundation Thuringer founded that distributes shoes to children …