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College update, Monday, July 22

Bates Technical College is in the process of recovering from a cyber intrusion from a third party who disabled our computer information systems overnight, July 16-17. The college is committed to ensuring that our students...
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Update from President Lin Zhou

Sometime during the night of Tuesday, July 16 or early morning hours of Wednesday, July 17, a third party compromised our servers. This cyber intrusion interfered and disabled our information system, affecting our website,...

College information systems are down

Dear college community, Our college information systems are down because of technical issues that impact our website, email and server files. The college will continue to operate on a normal schedule. Please note the following important...

KBTC Public Television’s Northwest Now programs win big awards at industry competitions

TACOMA, WASH. – KBTC Public Television’s Managing Editor Tom Layson won first place in the General News Reporting category of the Society of Professional Journalist’s (SPJ) annual Excellence in Journalism competition for region 10,...
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National SkillsUSA competition nets big win for Bates Technical College student

The SkillsUSA competition is an event displaying the best career and technical education students in the nation. TACOMA, Wash. –For the second consecutive year, Bates Technical College Power Sports and Equipment Technology program student Kevin...

Congressman Denny Heck joins faculty and student speakers at this year’s Commencement Ceremony

Bates Technical College employees, students, family and friends will celebrate a graduating class of more than 800 students, about half of which will participate in the Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 30, at 6...
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Student Services announces winter quarter President’s and Dean’s List honorees

Student Services has announced the students who have been named to the Honor Roll for winter quarter 2019. Students who are enrolled in at least 12 college-level credits this quarter, and receive a minimum...
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Woodstock anniversary the focus of KBTC’s Northwest Now

It's been almost half a century since a concert in upstate New York ended up becoming a big part of American history. On this edition of Northwest Now, we talk to University of Washington historian...
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Fire Service instructor and Bates alumni Chuck Kahler grateful to his mentors

This edition of Focus on Faculty features Fire Service program instructor Chief Chuck Kahler. After spending a long career in the industry, in 2016, Bates alumni Chief Kahler circled back to where it began...
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KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on housing market

As spring flowers pop up in yards throughout Western Washington, so do 'For Sale' signs. In this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at the local real estate market.  Hear from experts...