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Thursday, January 18, 2018

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...

Have a blast on 4th of July! College closure and Freedom Fair information

The college will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 to celebrate the Independence Day holiday. Please note that while the college is open to the public on Monday, July 3, there will be no classes...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Join us on MLK Day for community march

MLK’s legacy of service lives on in our annual March for MLK. You’re invited to join Bates staff, students and countless community members to march to the City of Tacoma’s annual Martin Luther King Jr....

Winter (Buffet) Is Coming

'Tis the season for holiday treats! This year, our Culinary Arts program has created quite the menu for the annual holiday buffet. From honey-glazed ham and candied carrots to croquembouche (yep, we Googled that, too, and it sounds...

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...

Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts serves up competition burger

TACOMA, Wash. – There are restaurant burgers, and then there are burgers that compete for awards. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the café at 1101 S. Yakima Avenue...