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Bates Technical College’s president Lin Zhou joins College Spark board

The organization funds programs in our state that help low-income students become college-ready. TACOMA, Wash. – Trustees at College Spark Washington appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou, Ph. D. to the College Spark...

Student volunteers needed for mobile food pantry

Greetings college community, Many of you know that the Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Pantry is stationed at our South Campus on Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The organization brings a large semi-truck that can supply...

Two Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

High-performing students receive recognition as part of the prestigious academic team TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College staff have selected two students to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay...

Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Bank rolls onto Bates Technical College campus with celebration

The Nourish Pierce County food bank will serve students and community Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. TACOMA, Wash. –Students at Bates Technical College and community members in need will soon have a new...

Students visit legislators to deliver unique message

Twenty Bates Technical College students, employees and trustees delivered a sweet message to 24 state legislators and their aides on Thursday, Jan. 24. The group visited the Capitol with 240 freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies from...

Bates Technical College instructor honored as educator of the year

Dental Lab Technology instructor will be presented the Educator of the Year Award at a reception in Las Vegas this month. TACOMA, Wash. – An instructor who helped develop and implement new digital dentistry technologies...

Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event: Community and Compassion

Community and compassion is the theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Bates Technical College on Thursday, Jan. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Downtown Campus. The event, which will focus on...

Happy Holidays from Bates Technical College

Sending you holiday cheer from Bates Technical College! We collaborated with our talented Digital Media students to create this special holiday message. We hope you enjoy it.
Boeing's new plane, the 797

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on aerospace industry and Boeing’s new flyer

Up until the mid-1990s, Boeing built most of its largest commercial aircraft projects here in Western Washington. But over the past two decades, the aerospace giant has looked elsewhere to build its aircraft, including places...
Alt-Right demonstrators and counterprotesters

Northwest Now on KBTC tackles the rise of hate-motivated violence

FBI statistic released this month show hate crimes are on the rise, up 17 percent from last year nationally, and up 32 percent in the Pacific Northwest. What's behind all of the recent hate-motivated violence...