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Sunday, June 24, 2018

In demand: A degree in electronic communications systems downloads rewarding careers

In a world that is increasingly dependent upon efficient and reliable electronic and communications systems, it isn’t surprising that students who earn degrees in this field are hired soon after graduation. At Bates Technical College,...

City of Tacoma approves more funding for pre-apprenticeship program

The Tacoma City Council recently approved additional funding for pre-apprenticeship opportunities in Pierce County. As part of its mid-biennium budget adjustment in December, the City Council approved an additional $120,000 in funding for the Trade...

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...

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...

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...

Happy Holidays from Bates Technical College

We collaborated with two talented Digital Media students to create this special holiday message. We hope you enjoy it. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

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...

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...

Information regarding inclement weather conditions

If you haven't broken out your winter coats, this is probably the week to do so. It's also time to review the college's inclement weather process for closures and delays. Safety is important during inclement...

Bates’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

The Beta Upsilon Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) welcomed 14 new members during its annual induction ceremony last month at the Downtown Campus. The international honor society PTK for two-year college students was...