Western Dakota Tech Breaks Student Enrollment Record
September 24, 2020
As some colleges and universities are seeing a decrease in Fall 2020 enrollment, Western Dakota Tech (WDT) has set an all-time student enrollment record. The college has broken last year’s enrollment record of 1,247 students in the fall with 1,350 this year – an increase of 8.3 percent!
Western Dakota Tech's New Mission Statement Will Inspire, Guide College into the Future
September 21, 2020
Exciting transformation is continuing at Western Dakota Tech (WDT) that will help shape the college’s future with an emphasis on graduates, employers, and the region. The latest enhancement is WDT’s new mission statement which will inspire and guide the organization.
WDT’s Board of Trustees has approved a new mission statement for the college. It is, “Western Dakota Technical College prepares students to be highly-skilled professionals through accessible, career-focused programs to improve their lives, while adapting to community workforce needs and positively impacting our economy.”
WDT Named 'Great College to Work For' for Third Consecutive Year
September 14, 2020
Western Dakota Tech is 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 honor puts the college in elite company.
The results, released today, Sept. 14, in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 221 colleges and universities. In all, 79 of the 221 institutions achieved “Great College to Work For” recognition for specific best practices and policies. Results are reported for small, medium, and large institutions, with Western Dakota Tech included among the small colleges with 500 to 2,999 students.
Students Named to Spring Dean's List Announced
September 11, 2020
WDT Board of Trustees Leadership Elected
September 9, 2020
The leadership of the first Western Dakota Tech (WDT) Board of Trustees was determined during the Board's regularly scheduled meeting, in the Event Center, on Sept. 9.
Mike Roesler, former Rapid City Area Schools (RCAS) Board President and retired firefighter, of Rapid City, was elected Chair of the new WDT Board of Trustees. Tom Brunner, South Dakota State Representative and farmer from Nisland, S.D., was elected Vice-Chair.