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Thursday, December 14, 2017

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...

Caribbean musician Alex Duncan entertains at Global Heritage Celebration

Global Heritage Celebration 2015 Wednesday, July 1 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Downtown Campus Courtyard | 1101 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma Get ready to sway and dance to the sweet sounds of the Caribbean during the...

U.S. Open: Culinary Arts students head to UP for experience of a lifetime

If you’re lucky enough to hold tickets to next week’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, you may run into Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts students and a handful of the program's graduates. About 50 students and...

Mastering shears and shaves, Davis makes the cut

Shortly after he graduated from high school in 2001, Jerohl Davis pursued a career in construction. Though it paid well, Jerohl said it was hard to keep busy year-round. “I had to work in the...

Diesel-powered trailblazer: Army spouse pursues non-traditional career

The wife of an Army chemical corps member, Diana Hoffmann and her family were used to moving around. Within six years, the family had called five states their home. Because of the frequent moves...