Western Dakota Technical College Named a 'Great College to Work For' for Fourth Consecutive Year
September 13, 2021
Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) continues to be one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This is the fourth consecutive year the college has earned prestigious recognition as a “Great College to Work For”.
The results, released today, Sept. 13, in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 196 colleges and universities. In all, 70 of the 196 institutions achieved “Great College to Work For” recognition for specific best practices and policies. Results are reported for small, medium, and large institutions, with WDTC included among the small universities with 500 to 2,999 students.
Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination
August 20, 2021
Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, services, enrollment practices, or in any aspect of their operation. This notice meets the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
The following WDTC individuals are designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and/or laws:
Debbie Toms, Title IX Coordinator
800 Mickelson Drive, Rapid City, SD 57703
Whitney Bischoff, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
Office: Library D160A
800 Mickelson Dr., Rapid City, SD 57703
Inquiries regarding non-discrimination can also be made to:
Kansas City Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut St., Third Floor, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106
FAX: 816-268-0599; TDD: 800-877-8339
Western Dakota Technical College is an open-admissions institution offering career-focused diploma, certificate, and associate of applied science programs in a variety of fields. Please view our programs for more information.
Eleven Graduate from Professional Truck Driving Program
July 26, 2021
Eleven students recently graduated from Western Dakota Technical College’s Professional Truck Driving Program. These graduates will help fill the high and projected increasing need for truck drivers.
WDT Participating in SD UpSkill - Qualifying Applicants Can Earn College Credential at Little to No Cost
July 20, 2021
Western Dakota Technical College is proud to participate in SD UpSkill. UpSkill supports short-term credentials in programs leading to occupations that have been impacted by COVID-19. As part of this state program for Fall Semester 2021, Western Dakota Tech is offering three certificate programs in high-demand fields - EMT/Pre-Paramedic, Phlebotomy, and Plumbing. The UpSkill application deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 17. [Deadline extended by state of S.D. to allow more people to apply.]
Scholarship Available for New Meat Processing Program
July 16, 2021
If you plan to start Western Dakota Technical (WDT) College's new Meat Processing program this Fall Semester, the WDT Foundation has a great opportunity for you! The Foundation has announced a substantial scholarship that students can apply for now.