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Bates Technical College Foundation receives $7,500 Boeing grant

Aerospace-focused students can apply for scholarships to fund tuition, books, tools and supplies TACOMA, Wash. — The Bates Technical College Foundation is the recipient of a $7,500 Boeing University Relations Scholarship Grant.  Funds will support...

Bates Technical College ranks in top 25 “trade schools” nationwide

Forbes focuses their rankings on technical education TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College recently received national attention when the college was included in a Forbes ranking of the nation’s top 25 technical education institutes and schools. In...

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on saving salmon

For thousands of years, local tribes have survived on the abundance of salmon in Western Washington, and for the past century, the rise of industrialization and population has lowered those numbers at an alarming...

Student eNews: Week of June 25

This Week on Campus Sam McCormick at REACH – Friday Come see nationally acclaimed comedian Sampson McCormick talk about his journey, life, and career, and stick around for Q&A with Sampson and a free lunch! Event...

High School 21+ graduate and administrative medical assistant student writes prescription for victory

After she dropped out of her Tacoma high school during senior year, April Green went to work as an office assistant. She left school because of a change in her family situation, but it...

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on how race plays a role in homelessness

As if the skyrocketing numbers of those who are homeless in our country aren't alarming enough--there's strong evidence that extreme poverty does discriminate, especially against African Americans. On Friday's edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer...

Documentary ‘Killing Us Softly 4’ airs as part of Diversity Academy

Diversity Academy organizers will offer a viewing of the documentary 'Killing Us Softly 4' across the three campuses in next week. The video is the newest edition of Jean Kilbourne's influential and award-winning Killing...

Auto paint and coating company NitroHeat holds live demonstration with Ryan Evans

NitroHeat and Bates' Auto Body and Refinishing Program invite you to a FREE live demonstration to experience the benefits of painting cars with heated nitrogen on Wednesday, June 28, 5:30-9 p.m. at South Campus'...

Diversity Academy: June book club discussion features Beatty’s The Sellout

Attention students and employees! Please join the Diversity Academy and the Library for our June book discussions, featuring Paul Beatty’s The Sellout.    Tuesday, June 20, 11:30am-12:30pm, Central/Mohler Library (B207) Thursday, June 22, 11:30am-12:30pm, South Campus...

Superintendent Chris Reykdal talks with Northwest Now host Tom Layson

Randy Dorn was head of our state's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) from 2009 to 2017, now Chris Reykdal has taken over the office since his election last November. In this edition of...