Western Dakota Tech will hold a Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, May 16, in Room ABCD at WDT. Nine students will be pinned Friday, and another 22 will be pinned on July 17.
The Pinning Ceremony is a traditional symbolic welcoming of Nursing Graduates into the Nursing field. Students are able to choose who they want to pin them. A thank-you written by the student is read aloud as they are being pinned.
Western Dakota Tech is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. WDT offers more than 30 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction Trades, Health Services, Legal and Public Services, Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades, and Science and Technology. More than 97 percent of WDT’s most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or serving in the military, and 85 percent remain in South Dakota.
WDT faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, WDT students graduate ready to make real and immediate contributions to their employers and their communities.