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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tacoma schools superintendent Santorno on Friday’s Northwest Now on KBTC

In 2010, USA Today called the Tacoma School District a "Dropout Factory," with a disappointing 55 percent graduation rate. It was then that the district forged a clear goal: by the class of 2020, the...

Information Technology Job Fair offers free table for employers

If you are recruiting for qualified information technology employees, Bates Technical College and WorkSource can help. Your company is invited to participate in a free IT Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the...

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...

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'...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on Project Comet and space

On this Friday's episode of Northwest Now, you'll travel with host Tom Layson to Everett to learn more about a team of volunteers painstakingly restoring a de Havilland Comet from the 1950s. Project Comet...

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...

Season premiere of KBTC’s Northwest Now features superintendent Chris Reykdal

As trees start to change color and summer heat turns to cooler temperatures, people in the Pacific Northwest can also see other telltale sign of fall as students all over Western Washington get ready...

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...

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...