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Dickinson students forge a concrete path to success in hands-on learning

November 6, 2023  |  The Dickinson Press

SWCTE Academy's transformation project demonstrates power of technical education, equipping students for bright futures.

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Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation Looking for Partnerships

October 13, 2023  |  American Ag Network

With renovations underway at the Southwest Area Career and Technical Education Academy (SWCTE), the DSU Heritage Foundation is announcing the kick-off of an expansive fundraising campaign.

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DSU Heritage Foundation
Launches $8M Campaign
for Education and Renovations

October 12, 2023  |  The Dickinson Press

Investing in Skills and Infrastructure: DSU's Heritage Foundation Aims to Revamp SWCTE and DSU Technical Education Programs, Fostering Growth and Opportunity in Southwest North Dakota.

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DSU Heritage Foundation Announces Southwest Area Career and Technical Education Academy Fundraising Campaign

October 10, 2023  |  PR Newswire

The DSU Heritage Foundation has a goal of raising $8 million dollars, providing support for ongoing programming and scholarship needs to enable students from throughout Southwest North Dakota to develop professional skills.

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Building A open for class at Dickinson’s CTE Academy

March 3, 2023  |  KFYR TV

Dickinson area students are now able to take classes in a renovated space at the Southwest Area Career and Technical Education Academy. Director Aaron Anderson says students started using building A for the first time this week.

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Southwest CTE academy officially opens its doors to students

March 2, 2023  |  The Dickinson Press

The first of three buildings at Southwest Area Career and Technical Education Academy is now open, offering students in Dickinson, ND hands-on training in a variety of career and technical fields.

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‘We’re excited’: Director shows CTE academy’s new home in Dickinson

February 12, 2022  |  KFYR TV

A new academy in southwest North Dakota is hoping to give youth the training they need to start careers in the community. Your News Leader was able to look at the Southwest Area Career and Technical Education Academy’s new space.

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Old Haliburton Complex to Become Southwest CTE Academy

April 11, 2021  |  Government Technology

Several schools in southwest North Dakota are working with lawmakers, industry representatives and communities to turn a former Halliburton complex into a multi-million dollar training ground for technical careers.

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