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Thursday, February 21, 2019

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...

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 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...

Take a trip to the tropics at this year’s Bates Sizzles

Surf's up! Don your flip-flops and Hawaiian shirt for this year's signature fundraiser. Sip on a Mai Tai and tour the tropics as organizers infuse a healthy dose of the Aloha Spirit at the historic Pantages Theater on...

Scholastic Book Fair is here!

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 27-29. You'll...

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...

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...
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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,...

Practical Nurse program hosts annual blood drive

Did you know that donating just one pint of blood can save up to three lives, according to the American Red Cross. In an effort to help collect more of this life-saving fluid, Bates...

Fantasy Lights: An annual tradition for many and a valued partner for Bates Technical...

The first season of Fantasy Lights in 1995 brought 38 leased or purchased displays. In just a few years, organizers established vital partnerships that have earned Fantasy Lights the title of largest drive-through light...