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Thursday, May 23, 2019

International Education Week brings fun global-focused festival

Come celebrate International Education Week at this fun global-focused festival! Travel the world and receive a “passport” that will allow you access to a free lunch and explore a variety of countries, like: China Japan Saudi Arabia South...

Student eNews for March 23-27

Diversity and Student Life THIS WEEK:  Housing Rights and Legal Clinic The Tacoma-Pierce County Housing Justice Project is on campus Thursday, March 26 from 1:00 to 5:30pm in the Downtown Campus auditorium. Get information on Fair...

Bates cuts ribbon on new Advanced Technology Center

More than 200 community members, Bates Technical College employees and students watched Board of Trustees Chair Lillian Hunter cut the ribbon last week on the 51,629 square-foot Advanced Technology Center during a ceremony held at Central/Mohler...

Tacoma native and New York Jets player Xavier Cooper on Friday’s Northwest Now

His name may not be familiar to you, but he's a local NFL star whose his numbers speak for themselves. On this edition of Northwest Now, we sit down with Tacoma native and resident...

Northwest Now: July 24 episode examines issues facing veterans

Unemployment, homelessness, and mental illness are just a few of the major problems that are facing veterans as they make their transition from military service to civilian life.  On this edition of Northwest Now, we'll take a closer look at...

Week of July 10: Student eNews

This Week on Campus ASG Election Campaigns ASG campaigns for President and the three Vice-presidents (one per campus) start TODAY and run through Friday, July 21, 2017.              “Killing Us Softly The Diversity Academy presents a viewing of...

Practical Nurse program holds blood drive

In partnership with Cascade Regional Blood Services, the college's Practical Nurse program will hold a blood drive Thursday, June 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Downtown Campus Auditorium. Sign up through the LPN program, 253-680-7316, or...

Bates Foundation offers spring quarter scholarships

Need help paying for tuition, fees, books, supplies and more? Check out the scholarship opportunities from the college's Foundation.  The Bates Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for spring quarter. The foundation will award up...
Bates Culinary Arts Chefs

Welcome to the ultimate food fight: BTC team competes in world food competition

That's what our Culinary Arts instructors and one lucky student will learn when they duke it out on the national stage to compete for the title of best burger in the world at the World Burger Championship.

Feb. 27 Northwest Now: WSDOT secretary Lynn Peterson discusses transportation issues

Last December, Governor Jay Inslee announced a $12 billion plan to help improve the state's transportation system, and in February the State Senate announced a $15 billion transportation plan of its own. What changes and improvements can these plans...