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Monday, October 14, 2019

Meet Your Veterans Student Advisor

What inspires you each day? I am inspired each day by the thought that I can help a soldier, veteran, spouse or dependent, think through their learning needs and educational options and make a quality decision about how to pursue their future.

OTA instructor Aimee Sidhu receives Exceptional Faculty Award

Annual award recognizes an instructor for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor Aimee Sidhu received the...
Steve MacKay, sheet metal instructor

Meet Steve MacKay, Sheet Metal Instructor

1.Where do you find inspiration each day? Those who know me know that I'm a Christian. I spend early morning time each day in...

Dental Assisting instructor starts first-year students with heavy dose of hands-on learning

Puyallup native Shawn Adams had taught dental assisting at Bates since 2015. She began her career in dentistry in 1992 as a sterilization dental...

Spotlight on Staff: Meet Counselor Erin Hayden

Licensed mental health counselor Erin Hayden is the college’s first counselor, and she is responsible for providing support to students as they navigate their...

Spotlight on Staff: Manager of student activities says ASG is an opportunity to give...

  Juliette Kern, Manager of Student Activities A native of Christchurch, New Zealand, Juliette Kern moved to Washington at age 12, as a navy kid. “I...

Faculty spotlight: Five questions with Barry Young

CNC Machinist instructor Barry Young came to Bates Technical College in 2008 following 25 years in the aerospace industry working as a journeyman machinist,...

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology instructor advocates for student success

As a young boy, tinkering with things sparked Mick McGuire’s love for engines. The Diesel and Heavy Equipment Mechanic instructor’s father worked at a...

Spotlight on Faculty: History instructor encourages students to participate in educational process

Academic instructor Kurt Schaefer has been teaching history at Bates Technical College since 1991, "which is long enough to have had the children of...

Dental Assisting instructor focuses on student success

Recently, we sat down with instructor Flossie Hollie, who has been a part of Bates Technical College's faculty for 14 years.  Q: What inspires you...