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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

End-of-Year employee event recognizes first-ever Employee Hall of Fame winners and nominees

Employees at Bates Technical College gathered last week to celebrate the conclusion of the academic year, recognize employees who retired in 2017-2018, and applaud those who were chosen, and those who were nominated, for...

Student eNews: Week of May 28, 2018

ASG Elections – Tomorrow Electronic ASG elections are tomorrow, May 30, 2018, 8 AM – 4 PM. Let your voice be heard and vote for the candidates you feel will best represent the students of...

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...

KBTC’s Northwest Now: Seattle journalist Knute Berger talks about Seattle’s evolution

The final episode of the season brings Seattle columnist Knute Berger. He may be the single biggest expert on not only the history of Seattle, but also of a lot of the city's pop culture...

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...

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...

KBTC’s Northwest Now dedicates show to Vietnam War and how it changed America

It was a contested war that cost more than 58,000 American lives, and the countless more of those living in Southeast Asia, during the mid-1960's to the mid-1970's. In April, filmmaker Ken Burns' acclaimed Vietnam...

Student eNews: Week of March 26

This Week on Campus   Sure Oak Scholarship – Now Sure Oak is offering $1,000 scholarships to all undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicants must submit 1,000-1,500 word essay detailing how an education...

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...

Handbook helps connect students in need with community services

Bates Technical College's Disability Support Services (DSS) has updated its Directory of Community Services, filled with contact information for local services that will make it easier to connect students in need to community services. The...