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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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...

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...