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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 construction project aims to create diverse talent pool to fill health care jobs

Did you know that Bates Technical College’s Downtown Campus is near several health care facilities and hospitals in Tacoma? This, coupled with the increasing demand for workers in allied health and STEM-related fields, is why...

Dental Lab Technician graduate makes lasting impression, lands job

After high school, Ramona Lohman enrolled in the Art Institute of Seattle and earned a bachelor’s degree in game art and design. When she entered the workforce, Ramona searched for work in the gaming...

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...

Are you prepared for an earthquake? Bates participates in Great Washington ShakeOut

Are You Ready to ShakeOut? With 318 million people living and working in the United States, a major earthquake could cause unprecedented devastation. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine how well...

Documentary ‘Killing Us Softly 4’ airs as part of Diversity Academy

Diversity Academy organizers will offer a viewing of the documentary 'Killing Us Softly 4' across the three campuses in next week. The video is the newest edition of Jean Kilbourne's influential and award-winning Killing...

New Advanced Technology Center built for hands-on learning

When the new Advanced Technology Center opens on Central/Mohler Campus winter quarter, hundreds of students will take their hands-on learning to a new level. Covering more than 51,629 square feet, the two-story facility will house...

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...

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...

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...