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Virtual ceremony, real celebration: Bates Technical College celebrates 2020 graduates

Bates Technical College celebrates 2020 graduates in virtual ceremony The ceremony will premiere online on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m., with Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards as keynote speaker. Tacoma, Wash. – As Bates Technical College celebrates...

College information systems are down

Dear college community, Our college information systems are down because of technical issues that impact our website, email and server files. The college will continue to operate on a normal schedule. Please note the following important...

American Lake Veterans Golf Course the highlight of Bates Technical College’s Veterans Day celebration

Each year, Bates Technical College marks Veterans Day with an event that honors those who have served our country. On Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the South Campus Auditorium, the college will hold an event that...

Interested in a career where you can help shape a child’s development? Early Childhood...

Spotlight on Early Childhood Education program Early Childhood Education instructor Lisa Webb has been working in the early learning field for more than 30 years. Her educational journey began as a family childcare provider years...

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...

‘A whale of a good time’ awaits Fantasy Lights visitors

Visitors will get a big whale-come to this year’s Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park. Bates Technical College welding students crafted a ginormous whale as part of the college’s contribution to the holiday drive-through gift...
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Bates Technical College’s president Lin Zhou joins College Spark board

The organization funds programs in our state that help low-income students become college-ready. TACOMA, Wash. – Trustees at College Spark Washington appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou, Ph. D. to the College Spark...

Bates celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with event, annual March for MLK

Activism is the theme of Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an event featuring the Tacoma Action Collective on...
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College update, July 25

Thursday, July 25, 2019 Our Information Technology department remains dedicated to getting our computer programs and systems up and running. As we know, last week a third party interfered with our internal servers. During this interference,...
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Northwest Now on KBTC tackles the rise of hate-motivated violence

FBI statistic released this month show hate crimes are on the rise, up 17 percent from last year nationally, and up 32 percent in the Pacific Northwest. What's behind all of the recent hate-motivated violence...