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Lake Area Technical College Graduation Taking Place Virtually May 8

For immediate release. April 15, 2020 WATERTOWN – Officials at Lake Area Technical College announced today the 2020 graduation ceremony will take place virtually on Friday, May 8, 2020.  The decision follows Governor Kristi Noem’s Executive Order to close school facilities through the end of the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Commencement page is being developed on …

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 …

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, …

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’s Aviation Program Expands to Include Pilot Degree

For Immediate Release May 1, 2019 WATERTOWN, SD – The Aviation program at Lake Area Technical College 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 Technical College’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 College’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 …