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Testing center updates: Accuplacer replaces COMPASS test, GED test vouchers available

ACCUPLACER is the new COMPASS Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, the testing center will offer a new testing platform as part of the enrollment process, the ACCUPLACER, which will replace the COMPASS test. The ACCUPLACER is...

Associated Student Government’s Robotics Club reboots for the future

The Robotics Club at Bates Technical College rebooted during summer quarter. Headed by the students in the Electronic Equipment Service Technician program, the club meets every Thursday at 11 a.m., when classes are in...

5 financial aid tips new students need to know

Whether you’re a new student or a seasoned student, financial aid is often the source of frustration. For some, navigating financial aid can be a discouraging experience that adds excessive stress to an already...

Are you prepared for an earthquake? Bates participates in Great Washington ShakeOut

Are You Ready to ShakeOut? With 318 million people living and working in the United States, a major earthquake could cause unprecedented devastation. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine how well...
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Public forums scheduled for KBTC executive director and general manager finalists

TACOMA, Wash. – The public is invited to attend open forums for three finalists for the position of Executive Director and General Manager of KBTC. The forums will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26, beginning...

Associated Student Government seeks leaders, plays vital role in students’ lives

Once again, election time for Bates Technical College’s Associated Student Government is upon us, so now is the time to reacquaint our student body with their ASG. Bates’ student government is unique because there is...

College celebrates Disability Awareness Day with Linda Wilder

Join us for the college’s annual Disability Awareness Day as Linda Wilder shares her experience as a woman who is visually impaired. Linda lost her vision at age 28 and began her journey of education, employment and self-confidence leading...
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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...