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Free Business & Technology Camp Offered for High School Students Feb. 26

January 30, 2019

High school students interested in exploring rapidly advancing and diverse careers in Business and Technology, should plan to attend Western Dakota Tech's next career exploration camp.

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Western Dakota Tech Fall 2018 Dean's List Announced

January 23, 2019

Western Dakota Tech congratulates the 220 students named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. 

The Dean's List begins with South Dakota students followed by additional states.

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Learn Basics of Welding in Special Six-Week Course

January 8, 2019

If you have an interest in learning the basics of welding, you are in luck! Western Dakota Tech is offering a six-week course on campus Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Jan. 24 through Feb. 28. (Total of six classes.)

Students will learn shop/welding safety, the fundamentals of wire feed welding and TIG welding, welding positions, and set up/adjustments of equipment. Participants will complete a project they can keep.

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Twenty-Four Nurses Complete WDT's Practical Nursing Program

December 18, 2018

Nurses Recognized During Pinning Ceremony Dec. 14

Twenty-four Western Dakota Tech Practical Nursing students were honored for completing the program during a Pinning Ceremony, in the college's Event Center, Dec. 14. These graduates will help fill an important need in the workforce for entry-level nurses in the health care environment.

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Akicita is the Lakota Word for Warrior

December 13, 2018

12-12-2018
Article Courtesy Native Sun News Today
By Richie Richards
Native Sun News Today Correspondent

RAPID CITY – A program at Western Dakota Tech pairs up students in the criminal justice program with longtime Rapid City law enforcement officers for mentorship and learning.

Akicita is the Lakota word for warrior.

The Rapid City Police Department and Western Dakota Tech held an Open House celebration for the Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Law Enforcement students who are part of the Akicita Mentorship Program at the school’s Event Center. This collaborative program between WDT and both the police department and sheriff’s office is focused on bringing Native American students into law enforcement through training and mentoring.

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