Southeast Tech is pleased to announce that the LPN-RN Associate of Applied Science degree has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, or ACEN. Receiving accreditation from a national accrediting body means that the program has met rigorous required standards; including, meeting criteria for the standards in the areas of mission and administration, faculty, students, curriculum, resources, and systematic program evaluation. The process took nearly three years to complete and was initiated when Southeast Tech introduced the LPN to RN degree.
Seven University of South Dakota students have each been awarded $8,763 scholarships toward their pursuit of a teaching degree and commitment to become teachers in high-need areas after graduating.
During a press conference held at the Mount Marty College Watertown location on Thursday, June 25, Mount Marty College Interim President, Dr. Thomas Lorang, announced that the college has lowered the tuition rate by more than 25% at its Watertown location for the 2015-16 academic year.
According to Dr.
Black Hills State University nearly doubled the number of partnerships with international universities which could lead to increased numbers of international students at BHSU. The most recent partnerships are in China and South Korea.
Representatives from BHSU including President Tom Jackson, Jr., and Dr.
A new survey says 29 percent plan to spend more money than last year.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced the remaining members of a taskforce that will address problems in South Dakota's education system.
The first students to get the new Build Dakota Scholarships accepted them at Southeast Tech on Friday.
People in the Rutland school district will vote a second time on a proposed opt out of the state-imposed property tax freeze.
A task force reevaluating the education funding formula in South Dakota is beginning to gather information.
Not even scholarships are enough to keep new teachers from leaving South Dakota. A recent statewide study that said one-third of graduating teachers plan to leave the state.
Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers.
Already struggling to offer teacher pay that competes with other state schools, administrators in Rapid City say they are running out of places to cut to balance the budget. Next up is consideration of an opt-out of the state-imposed property tax freeze.
Students at South Dakota’s four technical institutes will be paying more in tuition and fees.
Receive notification via e-mail of the latest KELO Business posts. Subscribe by Industry or receive all articles, you choose. Log in to your uShare account to subscribe.