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Thursday, December 14, 2017

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.,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spotlight on Staff: Academic instructor Karrie Zylstra has passion for languages, loves teaching basic...

In this edition of Spotlight on Staff, we sat down with Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) instructor Karrie Zylstra. Read on to find out what inspires her, what she finds as the most important...

Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program participates in Governor’s Inaugural Ball

  As part of the 2017 Governor’s Inaugural Ball on Wednesday, Jan. 11, Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program will prepare artisan hors d’oeuvres that feature locally-sourced ingredients. The college’s menu lists an array of fragrant...

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...

Robotics club uses complex programming, builds autonomous paired robots

The robotics club, Bates Bots, is back with an intriguing new project; autonomous paired robots. The club members, comprised of students from various programs, are building two identical autonomous robots, which will be programmed...

Bates’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

The Beta Upsilon Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) welcomed 14 new members during its annual induction ceremony last month at the Downtown Campus. The international honor society PTK for two-year college students was...