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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on how race plays a role in homelessness

As if the skyrocketing numbers of those who are homeless in our country aren't alarming enough--there's strong evidence that extreme poverty does discriminate, especially against African Americans. On Friday's edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer...

KBTC’s Northwest Now episodes focus on saving salmon, and Boeing

Saving The Salmon: Friday, Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m.  For thousands of years, local tribes have survived on the abundance of salmon in Western Washington, and for the past century. The rise of industrialization and population...

Work study positions now available at Downtown Campus

Help Wanted! Work study positions are now available at the Downtown Campus. To qualify, a student must receive federal or state financial aid and have unmet need. Ask the Financial Aid office for an application...

Bates Technical College student wins City Club of Tacoma leadership award

Annual Dennis Seinfeld award recognizes a community member with exceptional leadership qualities. TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College student Sophia Tran received the Dennis Seinfeld Emerging Leader award at a City Club of Tacoma dinner...

The News Tribune’s David Zeeck among featured speakers at Commencement ceremony

President and publisher Zeeck will join faculty and student speakers at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. –The News Tribune’s president and publisher David Zeeck will deliver the keynote address at Bates Technical College’s commencement exercise,...

Northwest Now season premiere: Back to school with filmmaker Greg Marks and Nathan Gibbs...

Fall is in the air and along with it is the return to school for Western Washington K-12 students. In this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at some of the issues...

Downtown Campus Library adjust hours temporarily

While a staff member is out of the office, the Downtown Campus Library will close a half-hour earlier Monday-Thursday, making the open hours 7 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Fridays remain the same at 10 a.m.-3 p.m....

Sept. 25: Northwest Now takes a look at the Chinese president’s visit to the...

He's the head of Asia's most powerful and economically strong country, and this week he's visiting Tacoma. On the next Northwest Now, we take a closer look at Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the...

Students! Now you can get MS Office 365 for FREE!

As educators, everyone at Bates Technical College is united behind a single goal – help prepare our students to become the best they can be. Now, there’s an exciting new benefit that aims to go...

Accreditation and awards for Culinary Arts program

Graduates now eligible to receive Certified Culinarian® certification TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program can add national accreditation and regional awards to their growing list of accomplishments. Valid for three years, accreditation from the...