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Friday, July 20, 2018

Bates Technical College student wins gold medal at national competition

The SkillsUSA competition is an event displaying the best career and technical education students in the nation. TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College Power Sports and Equipment Technology program student Kevin Neill won a gold medal...

Dart Foundation funds $45,000 3-D measuring instrument at Bates Technical College

TACOMA, Wash. – Students in the CNC Machinist program will have new equipment on which to learn because of a generous grant from the Dart Foundation. The $45,000 grant, given to the Bates Technical College...

KBTC Public Television’s Northwest Now wins Excellence in Journalism award

The winning episode also won a Telly award and received an Emmy nomination TACOMA, Wash. – Managing Editor Tom Layson of KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College, took home another prestigious award...

College celebrates successful Commencement Ceremony

Last week, Bates Technical College celebrated the 2018 graduates at the college's largest-ever Commencement Ceremony, held at the Tacoma Dome on Thursday, May 24. View photos of the Commencement Ceremony Hundreds of family members and friends...

Bates Technical College celebrates graduates at commencement ceremony

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib will join faculty and student speaker at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. — Bates Technical College will celebrate a graduating class of more than 700 students, nearly 300 of which will...

Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou signs contract at board meeting

College’s first female president will sign two-year contract at Board of Trustees meeting TACOMA, Wash. – From immigrant to college president, Dr. Lin Zhou will sign her two-year employment contract as president of Bates Technical...

Bates Technical College Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology faculty recognized with prestigious award

Annual award recognizes faculty for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology faculty Lester Burkes, Lee Jefferson, Mick McGuire and Mike Sartore recently received the 2018 Exceptional Faculty Award...

Bates Technical College Board of Trustees vote to appoint Dr. Lin Zhou as President

TACOMA, Wash. – The Bates Technical College Board of Trustees voted three to two to offer Interim President Dr. Lin Zhou the position of President at their board meeting on Tuesday, March 27.  The...

Three Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

High-performing students receive recognition as part of the prestigious academic team Bates Technical College representatives have selected three students to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay Inslee will honor...

Gov. Inslee appoints new trustee to Bates Technical College board

Effective Feb. 23, Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Department of Early Learning Director Heather Moss to serve on the Bates Technical College Board of Trustees. Prior to joining the Department of Early Learning as the deputy director in...