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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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...

American Lake Veterans Golf Course the highlight of Bates Technical College’s Veterans Day celebration

Each year, Bates Technical College marks Veterans Day with an event that honors those who have served our country. On Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the South Campus Auditorium, the college will hold an event that...

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...

Senator Patty Murray tours college’s Early Learning Center, talks access to child care

Did you know that the cost of child care has increased by 25 percent in the past decade? With costs steadily rising, more families are forced to pay more than they make for child...

Bates Technical College to hold emergency lockdown drills at each campus

Emergency lockdown exercises will help build awareness around procedures and test alert systems TACOMA, Wash. – In an effort to strengthen the college’s emergency preparedness, Bates Technical College will conduct emergency lockdown drills at its...

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.

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...

Northwest Now on KBTC examines McCleary funding

Just when you thought all was well as kids returned to school, there's growing concern that the legislature's fix on the McCleary school funding debacle has come up short. Did the state budget provide a...

Bates Technical College vice president attends Harvard Institute for Educational Management

Dr. Lin Zhou, vice president of institutional effectiveness and student success, spent two weeks in July at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. to participate in the Harvard Institute for Educational Management. “Harvard University’s Institute for...

Mobile cooking, higher learning

Owning and operating a mobile food truck has jumped in popularity. According to an industry research firm, the street-food business is a two-billion-dollar industry that has gained momentum over the past five years. This surge...