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Find out how one NW company plans to break the land-speed record on KBTC’s...

In an out-of-the-way shop in Parkland, Wash., a team of about 50 people are working to break one of the most storied records in motor sports - the land-speed record. The North American Eagle project...

College closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 19 for employee training

In preparation for the start of fall quarter on Monday, Sept. 26, the college will hold an inservice training for employees on Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20. To ensure all employees can attend...

Northwest Now opens season with show focusing on state’s teacher shortage

Just about everybody involved in public education is calling the shortage of qualified teachers, a "crisis." How did we get to this point? How might it be resolved in the future? Washington state's teacher shortage...

Bates invites students affected by ITT Tech closure to special Open House

Students who were enrolled at an ITT Tech campus can learn more about Bates Technical College programs TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will hold a special Open House on Monday, Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.,...

Governor Jay Inslee to deliver keynote at Bates Technical College’s commencement

Governor Inslee will join faculty and other speakers at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. –Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee will deliver remarks to graduates and guests at Bates Technical College’s 75th anniversary commencement ceremony on...

Discover Bates at the Open House, May 5

  The event features career programs through tours, information fair and activities TACOMA, Wash. – Curious about Bates Technical College’s programs? You’re invited to the college’s annual Open House on Thursday, May 5, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Administrative Medical Assistant instructor wins prestigious state award

TACOMA, Wash. —Bates Technical College instructor Mary Ann Keith was recently selected as a 2016 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award recipient. Administered by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges,...

Spotlight: Librarian Mike Wood helps students’ stress disappear

Librarian Mike Wood joined the college's Downtown Campus Library in 2015. After earning a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Washington, Mike gained seven years of experience working with students...

New Advanced Technology Center built for hands-on learning

When the new Advanced Technology Center opens on Central/Mohler Campus winter quarter, hundreds of students will take their hands-on learning to a new level. Covering more than 51,629 square feet, the two-story facility will house...

Gov. Inslee appoints Cathy Pearsall-Stipek to Bates Technical College board

Former Pierce County Auditor and legislator to serve on college’s Board of Trustees TACOMA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee has appointed former Pierce County Auditor Cathy Pearsall-Stipek to serve on the Bates Technical College Board...