RAPID CITY, S.D. (April 9, 2014) – The South Dakota School
of Mines & Technology will host Go to Mines on Saturday, April 26, for high
school students exploring their college options.
The event hosts high school students of all ages,
particularly juniors and seniors, as well as their parents, who get to know the
university’s engineering and science curriculum and research projects. They
will also have the chance to view residence halls and explore campus. Current
Mines students, faculty and staff will be available to provide insider tips
about campus life, the application process, scholarships and financial aid.
A Go Women breakfast will be held as well, offering
prospective female students the opportunity to interact with current students
to learn about everything from dorms and dining halls to professors and job
fairs. All prospective female students and their families are invited to this
breakfast and can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (605) 394-2414 or (877) 877-6044.
The next Go to Mines event is set for July 19.
is encouraged but not required. Prospective students and their families may
pre-register at www.gotomines.com/visit.
The day’s schedule includes:
- Go Women Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. (Christensen Hall of
- Registration: 8:30 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
- Welcome session: 9 a.m. (Surbeck Ballroom)
- Information fair: 9:45 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
- Department open houses: 11 a.m. (Various
locations on campus)
- Lunch and campus tours: Beginning at noon. Lunch
hours are from noon-1:30 p.m. and campus tours run from noon until 2:15 p.m.
- Second department open house: 1 p.m. (various
locations on campus)
If You Go
What: Go to Mines
Saturday, April 26
Why: Find out why more than
2,600 students have decided to go to Mines
Call: 394-2414 or (877) 877-6044 (option 1)
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 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a
student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is
$62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on
Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.