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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Broadcasting and Video Production instructor named Educator of the Year

The Western Washington chapter of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) recently named Bates Technical College faculty member Roland Robinson as Educator of the Year. Roland is also nominated for the SBE James C. Wulliman...

KBTC Public Television’s Northwest Now programs win big awards at industry competitions

TACOMA, WASH. – KBTC Public Television’s Managing Editor Tom Layson won first place in the General News Reporting category of the Society of Professional Journalist’s (SPJ) annual Excellence in Journalism competition for region 10,...
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National SkillsUSA competition nets big win for Bates Technical College student

The SkillsUSA competition is an event displaying the best career and technical education students in the nation. TACOMA, Wash. –For the second consecutive year, Bates Technical College Power Sports and Equipment Technology program student Kevin...
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Bates Technical College’s president Lin Zhou joins College Spark board

The organization funds programs in our state that help low-income students become college-ready. TACOMA, Wash. – Trustees at College Spark Washington appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou, Ph. D. to the College Spark...

Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Bank rolls onto Bates Technical College campus with celebration

The Nourish Pierce County food bank will serve students and community Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. TACOMA, Wash. –Students at Bates Technical College and community members in need will soon have a new...

Northwest Now on KBTC: human trafficking in the Pacific Northwest

Washington state continues to be a hotbed for human trafficking, where victims are abused sexually or exploited for forced labor. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and on this edition of Northwest Now, we’ll hear...

KBTC’s Northwest Now: How progress on land is hurting life in the Puget Sound

The clock is ticking on many of the endangered species that inhabit Puget Sound. The destruction of habitat is a major factor -- and that includes cement bulkheads and towering breakwaters made of stone...

Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event: Community and Compassion

Community and compassion is the theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Bates Technical College on Thursday, Jan. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Downtown Campus. The event, which will focus on...

Happy Holidays from Bates Technical College

Sending you holiday cheer from Bates Technical College! We collaborated with our talented Digital Media students to create this special holiday message. We hope you enjoy it.

Northwest Now on KBTC: 50th anniversary of first lunar orbit

Friday's special edition Northwest Now commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first lunar orbit, Northwest Now: Earthrise. A Pacific Northwest resident shares the compelling story of his program Apollo mission and the crucial roles it played...