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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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...
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Bates Technical College’s Brain Series lecturer explains how sleep affects brain development in young...

TACOMA, Wash. – Babies and kids need significantly more sleep than adults to support their mental and physical development. But, do you know how critical sleep is for a young child’s brain development? You are...

Northwest Now: New York Times, Frontline journalist Hedrick Smith

For five decades, he's established himself as America's premiere journalist, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, editor for the New York Times and Emmy Award winning producer, host Tom Layson sits down with Hedrick Smith. Smith...
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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...