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Apprenticeships offer pathway to fulfilling career

  What salaries do apprenticeships offer? Apprenticeship wages vary by trade, but according to the Washington State Education and Research Data Center, five years after completing an apprenticeship through Bates Technical College, median salaries are...

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...

Bates invites students affected by ITT Tech closure to special Open House

Students who were enrolled at an ITT Tech campus can learn more about Bates Technical College programs TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will hold a special Open House on Monday, Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.,...

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 assistant for Dr. Thomas Rhodes in Puyallup. After earning her associate...

Inclement Weather: What you need to know about college procedures

If you haven't broken out your winter coats, this is probably the week to do it. It's also time to review the college's inclement weather procedures and closure notification resources. Bates closure alert resources: Rave...

Associated Student Government’s Robotics Club reboots for the future

The Robotics Club at Bates Technical College rebooted during summer quarter. Headed by the students in the Electronic Equipment Service Technician program, the club meets every Thursday at 11 a.m., when classes are in...
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Public forums scheduled for KBTC executive director and general manager finalists

TACOMA, Wash. – The public is invited to attend open forums for three finalists for the position of Executive Director and General Manager of KBTC. The forums will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26, beginning...

Martin Luther King Jr. events include annual march, celebration

Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with two community events. The first features speakers Jacquie Banks and Keith Blocker. The celebration, themed “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Journey Continues,” will...

Governor Jay Inslee to deliver keynote at Bates Technical College’s commencement

Governor Inslee will join faculty and other speakers at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. –Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee will deliver remarks to graduates and guests at Bates Technical College’s 75th anniversary commencement ceremony on...

Bates Carpentry program builds tiny home for homeless

The tiny home trend is not just for those who want to downsize their living space. These homes are also shelters for those experiencing homelessness. This year, Washington's Workforce Board has put together a Career and...