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OTA instructor Aimee Sidhu receives Exceptional Faculty Award

Annual award recognizes an instructor for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor Aimee Sidhu received the 2016 Exceptional Faculty Award in a surprise presentation recently. College President...

Bates graduate honored at Transforming Lives Award dinner

Bates Technical College Digital Media and Broadcasting and Video Production graduate Liam Murphy was honored at the Transforming Lives Award dinner in Olympia on Jan. 23. Murphy joined other nominees from the state's 34 two-year community...

Spotlight on Staff: Academic instructor Karrie Zylstra has passion for languages, loves teaching basic...

In this edition of Spotlight on Staff, we sat down with Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) instructor Karrie Zylstra. Read on to find out what inspires her, what she finds as the most important...

Robotics club uses complex programming, builds autonomous paired robots

The robotics club, Bates Bots, is back with an intriguing new project; autonomous paired robots. The club members, comprised of students from various programs, are building two identical autonomous robots, which will be programmed...

Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program participates in Governor’s Inaugural Ball

  As part of the 2017 Governor’s Inaugural Ball on Wednesday, Jan. 11, Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program will prepare artisan hors d’oeuvres that feature locally-sourced ingredients. The college’s menu lists an array of fragrant...

Martin Luther King Jr. events include annual march, celebration

Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with two community events. The first features speakers Jacquie Banks and Keith Blocker. The celebration, themed “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Journey Continues,” will...

Bates construction project aims to create diverse talent pool to fill health care jobs

Did you know that Bates Technical College’s Downtown Campus is near several health care facilities and hospitals in Tacoma? This, coupled with the increasing demand for workers in allied health and STEM-related fields, is why...

Inclement Weather: What you need to know about college procedures

If you haven't broken out your winter coats, this is probably the week to do it. It's also time to review the college's inclement weather procedures and closure notification resources. Bates closure alert resources: Rave...

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...