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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Employee perks: Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios and Tacoma Remodeling Expo

Every now and then, vendors or event coordinators offer employees of Bates discounts or free tickets to various events. Check out the two offers below. Tacoma Remodeling Expo tickets available Bates has received complimentary tickets to the 2015...

UWT, KBTC showcase documentary in free community event

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, KBTC, a service of Bates Technical College, has partnered with UWT Center for Equity and Inclusion to bring a special presentation of the movie, Cambodian Son, to Tacoma on...

Phi Theta Kappa presents, “Ending Debtors Prison”

THIS WEEK:  Phi Theta Kappa hosts “Ending Debtors Prison” Phi Theta Kappa hosts “Ending Debtors Prison” presented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Guest speaker Caitlin Anderson will outline the pitfalls surrounding legal financial...

Turkey, ham and pie – oh, my! Culinary Arts holds Thanksgiving buffet

Why wait until Nov. 24 to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal? For just $10, you can start the holiday a week early at the Culinary Arts Annual Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30...

Scholastic Book Fair held at South Campus April 30-May 2

The student-run Marketing Club has teamed up with Scholastic Book Fair to coordinate and manage a Scholastic Customer Appreciation Sale in Tacoma at Bates Technical College's South Campus, 2201 S. 78th Street, April 30...

MLK Day festivities include march and celebration

Footsteps Forward, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Clyde Hupp Board Room, Downtown Campus Join us as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with keynote speaker Erin Jones. Jones is the Tacoma School District’s...
Bates Culinary Arts Chefs

Welcome to the ultimate food fight: BTC team competes in world food competition

That's what our Culinary Arts instructors and one lucky student will learn when they duke it out on the national stage to compete for the title of best burger in the world at the World Burger Championship.

College celebrates Disability Awareness Day with Linda Wilder

Join us for the college’s annual Disability Awareness Day as Linda Wilder shares her experience as a woman who is visually impaired. Linda lost her vision at age 28 and began her journey of education, employment and self-confidence leading...

Salute to Sacrifice: Bates’ Veterans Day celebration features JBLM command sergeant major

With Joint Base Lewis-McChord nearby, the Tacoma-Pierce County area is often called a military community. But, what is it like to be a service member or veteran in today’s society? Keynote speaker Command Sergeant Major...

Brain Series lecturer explains best practices for children and screen media

It’s common to see young children navigate an iPad with the same ease as a teenager—but how much screen exposure is safe for kids? This year’s Brain Series will focus on providing parents and caregivers...