Southeast Tech Hosts South Dakota SkillsUSA Competition
The 2019 South Dakota SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference wrapped up earlier this week on the Southeast Tech campus. Students from high schools, CTE programs and post-secondary technical institutes across the state faced off in skill-specific competitions. First-place winners from select competition categories will be offered a full-ride Build Dakota scholarship and the opportunity to compete at the national level.
Southeast Tech Marketing: Sales emphasis program named No. 1
Southeast Tech's Marketing with a Sales emphasis program was given top ranking by Great Value Colleges of online associates degrees in retail and sales management.
‘Dirty Jobs’ host funds scholarship
Celebrity Mike Rowe’s visit to South Dakota last year to promote technical school education has inspired him to fund scholarships for those students.
The mikeroweWORKS Foundation is partnering with Build Dakota Scholarships to provide $5,000 Finish Strong Scholarships to 10 second-year technical education students.
Southeast Tech Alum Hired to Lead City
Jason Vacura, a graduate of Southeast Tech's Civil Engineering Technology program, has been hired as Le Mars, Iowa's new City Administrator. Vacura has been with the city for more than 20 years, serving as an inspector, code enforcement officer, and most recently, assistant city administrator.