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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Employee opening day and inservice kicks off 2017-2018 academic year

More than 300 faculty and staff gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 19 for opening day activities to help recognize career milestones, welcome new coworkers and prepare for the start of fall quarter. The day included...

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 High School receives $10,000 grant from Ingersoll Rand Foundation

TACOMA, Wash. — Bates Technical High School is the recent recipient of a $10,000 Real Tools for Schools grant from the Ingersoll Rand Foundation, which will be used to purchase new diagnostic equipment for the...

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...

Long legacy of aerospace education as Bates Technical College celebrates 75th year

The job market for aerospace is soaring. With 1,350 aerospace and related companies in our region, chances are high that if you have the right skills, certifications and degrees, you’ll land a career. So what...

Student government president and vice presidents welcome students with video message

Monday, Sept. 25 marks the first day of fall quarter, and college Associated Student Government leadership has a special message for students.

5 financial aid tips new students need to know

Whether you’re a new student or a seasoned student, financial aid is often the source of frustration. For some, navigating financial aid can be a discouraging experience that adds excessive stress to an already...

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...

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...

Discover Bates at the Open House, May 5

  The event features career programs through tours, information fair and activities TACOMA, Wash. – Curious about Bates Technical College’s programs? You’re invited to the college’s annual Open House on Thursday, May 5, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,...