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Graduate Speaker Katie Say

Virtual ceremony, real celebration: Bates Technical College celebrates 2020 graduates

Bates Technical College celebrates 2020 graduates in virtual ceremony The ceremony will premiere online on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m., with Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards as keynote speaker. Tacoma, Wash. – As Bates Technical College celebrates...

Blood Drive at South Campus Thursday, Jan. 30

Save a life! Bates will host the Bloodworks Bloodmobile at South Campus, 2201 S 78th Street, Tacoma, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (closed 11 a.m. - Noon). Sign up and wait...
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Bates honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with annual community March...

The community is invited to join Bates Technical College staff and students to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 20 at the annual March for MLK....
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Bates Technical College’s welding program brings Old Man Winter to life at Fantasy Lights

Thousands of twinkling lights will illuminate a frosted face at this year’s Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park. Bates Technical College welding students crafted an enormous Old Man Winter as part of the college’s contribution to the holiday drive-through gift of lights. The 14-foot tall creation will blow sparkles of snowflakes through the wintery landscape.  The planning...
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Earthquake Drill: Bates participates in Great Washington ShakeOut

Are You Ready to ShakeOut? You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school or even on vacation. That’s why it’s important to practice how we can be safe during...
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70+ people celebrate groundbreaking of new allied health center

At a celebration on Friday, Oct. 11, the Walsh Group and Bates Technical College broke ground on a new $43.7 million Center for Allied Health Education in downtown Tacoma. The 64,000-square-foot building will house 11...

Students visit legislators to deliver unique message

Twenty Bates Technical College students, employees and trustees delivered a sweet message to 24 state legislators and their aides on Thursday, Jan. 24. The group visited the Capitol with 240 freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies from...

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...
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Bates Technical College collaborates with KBTC Public Television to celebrate Veterans Day

Digital stories highlight local veterans and organizations TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College and KBTC Public Television, a service of the college, will showcase a video screening and conversation with local veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8,...

Deaf artist and Seattle native Ann Silver featured at Disability Awareness Day

Bates Technical College will feature internationally-known deaf artist Ann Silver at the annual Disability Awareness Day on Thursday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The free and open-to-the-public event will be held at the college’s...