Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, November 22, 2016

College Preparedness Workshop for American Indian Students

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Nov. 22, 2016) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host a “Know Before ‘U’ Go” workshop for American Indian prospective students and their families from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Surbeck Center on the SD Mines campus.

The free workshop will share how to prepare a successful college application, tips on transitioning from high school to college, and how to afford a degree, including scholarships specifically for American Indian students.

Hosted in partnership with the American Indian Graduate Center, Wells Fargo Bank and the South Dakota Office of Indian Education, the workshop will feature college and scholarship program staff, bank representatives, current university students and alumni.

Breakfast and lunch are provided. Students who register will also be entered into a drawing for a Chromebook laptop computer and computer bag.

Parents, school staff and students may register at: http://www.aigcs.org/kbug-rapidcity.

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About SD Mines

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,859 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of $63,500. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on Facebook and Twitter.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Surbeck - McKeel Room
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Surbeck - Ballroom
Friday, Jan. 27, 2017
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Goodell Gymnasium, Rapid City
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017
3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Goodell Gymnasium, Rapid City