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Posts for October 2017

Thank You, RCPD!

Western Dakota Tech is no longer in lockdown. Thank you to the Rapid City Police Department for keeping our campus and community safe! Classes will resume as normal tomorrow, Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

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Transportation & Manufacturing Camp for High School Students Filling Quickly - Register Today

One of the most popular booths at the recent Western Dakota Tech Career Expo provided high school students the opportunity to use a welding torch. Noting the activity was "cool" and "fun", some students - both young men and women - said they might consider a career in welding after trying it for the first time.

There is good news for students who are interested in learning more about Welding, Computer-Aided Drafting, Precision Machining, and Transportation Technology - Light and Heavy Duty. Western Dakota Tech is hosting an activity-rich Transportation and Manufacturing Camp featuring the college programs, on campus, Tuesday, Nov. 7. Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and a free lunch will be provided. This event is an excellent way for students to learn more about these careers and choose the right one for them.

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High School Students Encouraged to Register Today for Law & Public Safety Camp

Are you interested in working as a fireman, police officer, paramedic, or in a different public safety career? If "yes," you should register today to participate in Western Dakota Tech's  Law & Public Safety Camp. The event will take place on the Western Dakota Tech campus, Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Western Dakota Tech is Increasing Opportunities for Nurses

The South Dakota Board of Technical Education has approved a proposal from Western Dakota Tech, Lake Area Technical Institute, and Mitchell Technical Institute to create two-year Registered Nursing programs. To learn more about what this exciting announcement means for Western Dakota Tech, click to view a story by Black Hills FOX-TV. 

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Western Dakota Tech Enrollment Increases Fall Semester 2017

As area colleges experienced a dip in enrollment this fall, Western Dakota Tech saw an increase of 1.4 percent. Western Dakota Tech's fall enrollment is 1,088 students.

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