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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

College closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 19 for employee training

In preparation for the start of fall quarter on Monday, Sept. 26, the college will hold an inservice training for employees on Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20. To ensure all employees can attend...

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...
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KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on housing market

As spring flowers pop up in yards throughout Western Washington, so do 'For Sale' signs. In this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at the local real estate market.  Hear from experts...

Tony Anderson appointed to Bates Technical College Board of Trustees

Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Anthony (Tony) Anderson to serve on the Bates Technical College Board of Trustees. Anderson fills the position vacated by Karen Seinfeld, who concluded her nearly 13 years of tenure...

Tuition payment plan now an option for Bates students

The ability to pay tuition can often serve as a barrier for students to earn their degree. To help make education and degree attainment more accessible and affordable, Bates Technical College now offers a...

Not just babysitting, Early Childhood Education graduate provides nurturing learning environment

Growing up with nearly 30 cousins, Eloisa Yanez-Rogers recalls playing teacher and pretending her youngest relatives were her students. She organized crafts, taught them how to spell their names, and helped them learn the...

Culinary Arts’ Thanksgiving Buffet features seasonal feast of mouthwatering delights

Who says you can't begin Thanksgiving festivities a week early? Join Bates' Culinary Arts in their annual Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the college's Downtown Campus Cafe'.  Be sure to...

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...

Bates graduate honored at Transforming Lives Award dinner

Bates Technical College Digital Media and Broadcasting and Video Production graduate Liam Murphy was honored at the Transforming Lives Award dinner in Olympia on Jan. 23. Murphy joined other nominees from the state's 34 two-year community...

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...