S.D. Board of Technical Education March Meeting, Western Dakota Tech LEA Petition Hearing Updates
March 24, 2020
The hearing to consider Western Dakota Tech’s Local Education Agency (LEA) petition has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. (MST) on Thursday, May 21, at WDT. This date change has been made to ensure the public can participate and provide testimony that could assist the Board in deliberations.
CANCELLED - Construction Career Camp
March 10, 2020
It is our goal to assist with CDC/S.D. Department of Health efforts to reduce community spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In addition, the Rapid City Area Schools has cancelled all field trips scheduled for March 16-April 13. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.
Classes Canceled Tues., Feb. 25
February 24, 2020
Classes are canceled Tuesday, Feb. 25, due to inclement weather. Students are not expected to report for class. The Business & Technology Camp has also been canceled.
Faculty and staff are expected to report for work at 11 a.m. or make arrangements with direct supervisors.
The campus will open at 11 a.m.for scheduled events and activities.
Western Dakota Tech Selected National Community College Award Finalist
February 10, 2020
In its ongoing quest for excellence, Western Dakota Tech (WDT) is honored to announce it was selected as a finalist for a national award recognizing best practices in community colleges.
In this, WDT’s first time applying for a coveted Bellwether Award, the college was named one of 10 national finalists in the category of Planning, Governance and Finance for its submission, “Using Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Enrollment.” The Planning, Governance and Finance category of the Bellwether Awards recognizes programs or activities that improve efficiency and effectiveness in the community college.
FREE Business & Technology Camp Offered for High School Students on Feb. 25
February 6, 2020
High school students interested in exploring rapidly advancing and diverse careers in Business and Technology, should register today to attend Western Dakota Tech's next career exploration camp.
The college is hosting a FREE Business and Technology Camp, in its Event Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25. Sign-in will start at 8:30 a.m. with the first session beginning at 9 a.m. The Camp, which includes an etiquette luncheon in a "formal" dining setting, will conclude at 1 p.m.