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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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...

Culinary Arts’ Thanksgiving Buffet features seasonal feast of mouthwatering delights

Who says you can't begin Thanksgiving festivities a week early? Join Bates' Culinary Arts in their annual Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the college's Downtown Campus Cafe'.  Be sure to...

Tactical to Practical: Success stories from veterans

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. South Campus Auditorium, 2201 S. 78th Street, Tacoma Pursuing higher education following military service can open doors of opportunity to veterans, but it can also bring many challenges. Learn...

New program gives service members quick path to new career

Transitioning from the military to a civilian job can be a tough challenge. A new program announced recently at Joint Base Lewis McChord seeks to change that. The VIE-25 program — which stands for Veterans Industry...

Long legacy of aerospace education as Bates Technical College celebrates 75th year

The job market for aerospace is soaring. With 1,350 aerospace and related companies in our region, chances are high that if you have the right skills, certifications and degrees, you’ll land a career. So what...

Fire service student wins silver in national competition

The SkillsUSA competition is a showcase of career and technical education students. TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College Fire Service student Adam McKee took home a silver medal at last month’s SkillsUSA championships, held in...