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Sunday, January 26, 2020

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...

KBTC’s Northwest Now examines school shootings, gun control

In February, a mentally-disturbed former student at a Florida high school arrived on campus with a gun he obtained legally. He then opened fire inside the building, killing 17 and injuring 18 more before fleeing the...

Spotlight on Faculty: History instructor encourages students to participate in educational process

Academic instructor Kurt Schaefer has been teaching history at Bates Technical College since 1991, "which is long enough to have had the children of former students in my class," says Kurt. He holds a...

Occupational Therapy Assistant student club reports successful clothing drive

Warm Winter Clothing Drive Comes to a Successful End The Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Club is happy to report that the warm winter clothing drive has come to a successful end. OTA student and president of the club...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on JBLM, veterans

On this edition on Northwest Now, we’re getting out of the studio and into the field to take a closer look at issues that affect all of Western Washington. Hundreds gather asking the Army to...

President Langrell welcomes 200 Chinese students with help from Digital Media program

Bates Technical College has long been driven by the idea that its boundaries extend beyond the borders of Washington to provide opportunities for two-way exchanges for students and faculty. To make this vision a reality,...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on President Trump’s executive order on immigration

It was one of President Trump’s first acts since he took office last month, and it has millions of immigrants not only angry, but fearing for their future, as well. On the next Northwest Now, host...

Did someone say jobs? Come work with us!

The college is currently recruiting for a variety of positions. Come check us out to learn more. Go to www.bates.ctc.edu/HR or www.bates.ctc.edu/Jobs. Adult Basic Education Instructor - IBEST Assessment Manager/Chief Examiner Basic Ed/ESL Faculty - Adjunct Civil Engineering Technology/Surveying...

Dental Assisting students help the homeless with dental needs

The college's Dental Assisting program spent the day helping dentists with a variety of tasks during Project Homeless Connect, held at the Tacoma Dome on Oct. 29.

Apprenticeship Corner: Navigator Karen Dhaliwal strengthens pipeline between programs and employers

If you're interested in an apprenticeship career path, it can be tough to know how to get started. That's where Bates Technical College's Apprenticeship Navigator Karen Dhaliwal comes in. As a navigator, her goal is...