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Monday, September 24, 2018

Information Technology Job Fair offers free table for employers

If you are recruiting for qualified information technology employees, Bates Technical College and WorkSource can help. Your company is invited to participate in a free IT Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the...

College closed for Employee Opening Day, set for Monday, Sept. 24

To prepare for the start of fall quarter on Tuesday, Sept. 25, Bates Technical College will close to the public on Monday, Sept. 24. Child care locations will operate on a normal schedule. Please note...

Local alumni credits Bates for successful career as construction inspector

With retirement in the coming months, Pierce County Development Engineering Inspector Tom Eddy looked back at his 40-year career as a civil construction inspector, and found that Bates Technical College played a critical role...

Bates Technical College Foundation receives $7,500 Boeing grant

Aerospace-focused students can apply for scholarships to fund tuition, books, tools and supplies TACOMA, Wash. — The Bates Technical College Foundation is the recipient of a $7,500 Boeing University Relations Scholarship Grant.  Funds will support...

Bates Technical College ranks in top 25 “trade schools” nationwide

Forbes focuses their rankings on technical education TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College recently received national attention when the college was included in a Forbes ranking of the nation’s top 25 technical education institutes and schools. In...

Helpful resources for those affected by poor air quality because of wildfires

Wildfire season is here! The Washington State Department of Health is available to support you during this season. Here is an outline of resources. Public information resources  DOH webpages: Comprehensive webpages with frequently asked...

Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou appointed to national board

The American Technical Education Association emphasizes professional development for postsecondary technical educators TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou was recently appointed to the American Technical Education Association (ATEA) Board of Trustees. Her appointment...

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...