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Monday, October 14, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Civil engineering provides a service to humankind

Civil Engineering instructor Brian Smith says his personal values are the three M’s—Music, Mountains, and Mathematics (and, by extension civil engineering, a form of...

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...

Web development instructor dedicated to developing minds, providing knowledge

Web Development instructor Ingrid Smith started her career in the world of web as an apprentice. Originally from Germany, she has taught college-level technology...

Student-turned-employee: How Jeanene’s degree and experience landed her a career

Jeanene Pedee enrolled in Bates Technical College’s software development program following a layoff from a local bank. With nine years of data entry experience, she...

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,...

Meet Laura Robertson, Electronic and Communications Systems Technology instructor

Electronic and Communications Systems Technology program instructor Laura Robertson has been a faculty member for the past 25 years. Prior to coming to Bates, she taught...

Spotlight on Mechanical Engineering instructor Curt Meyer

Mechanical Engineering program instructor Curt Meyer has been a faculty member at the college since fall 2013. A native of western Iowa, Curt attended the College of...
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Spotlight on Dental Lab Tech instructor Mr. Criss

Robert (Bob) Criss is one of two Dental Lab Technician instructors at Bates Technical College. Bob has more than 30 years of experience in the...

Five questions with Mary Ann Keith, Administrative Medical Assistant instructor

Mary Ann Keith has been the Administrative Medical Assistant instructor at Bates Technical College since October 2013. Ms. Keith taught at another technical college from...

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...