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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...

Dental Assistant instructor selected to serve on accreditation commission

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) recently selected Bates Technical College Dental Assistant instructor Teri Amundsen to serve on their team as an accreditation commissioner during the 2017-2018 session. Amundsen, who was selected from...

Bates Technical College Board of Trustees vote to appoint Dr. Lin Zhou as President

TACOMA, Wash. – The Bates Technical College Board of Trustees voted three to two to offer Interim President Dr. Lin Zhou the position of President at their board meeting on Tuesday, March 27.  The...

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...

Mastering shears and shaves, Davis makes the cut

Shortly after he graduated from high school in 2001, Jerohl Davis pursued a career in construction. Though it paid well, Jerohl said it was hard to keep busy year-round. “I had to work in the...

Fire service student wins silver in national competition

The SkillsUSA competition is a showcase of career and technical education students. TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College Fire Service student Adam McKee took home a silver medal at last month’s SkillsUSA championships, held in...

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...

WorkForce Central unveils county-wide job board

Are you looking for jobs in Pierce County? Look no further than Live. Work. Pierce., an innovative new tool that allows WorkForce Central’s website to be the premier destination for job postings in our area. By...

Fire Service student nabs gold in national SkillsUSA competition

Fire Service student Dallin Wilson took home gold at the 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference last month. The annual event is a competitive showcase of career and technical education students, with more than...

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.