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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Bring the world to your home! ELS/Tacoma seeks homestay families

Do you have an extra furnished bedroom in your home that you’re planning to rent out? Consider hosting an international student for the ELS/Tacoma Homestay Program! ELS/Tacoma, housed at the Downtown Campus of Bates Technical College, will...

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...

Student eNews: Feb. 23-27

Diversity and Student Life Wear the Bobcat! Interest is growing in “Be Brutus”! We have an AWESOME mascot suit and are looking for outgoing individuals to don suit and stir up some school spirit during special...

Expanded Campus Store hours for March 5-6

General Services announced today the expanded hours for both South and Downtown Campus stores during the first week of class. Thursday, March 5, and Friday, March 6 Downtown Campus, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m. South Campus, 9 a.m.-1...

KBTC Public Television reels in industry award

WASHINGTON - February 24, 2015 - The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director &...
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Bates students selected to All-Washington Academic Team

Ten students representing the county's two-year colleges were selected to the 2015 All-Washington Academic Team. The team will be honored March 26 at a recognition ceremony held at South Puget Sound Community College. Bates Technical College's nominees include: Andrey...

Gov. Inslee talks budget, transportation, and education on Friday’s Northwest Now

Northwest Now host Tom Layson sits down with Governor Jay Inslee for an in-depth discussion that examines a major part of the governor's 2015 agenda: budget, transportation and education. Friday at 7:30 p.m., take a closer...

Student eNews: Feb. 17-20

Diversity and Student Life THIS WEEK:  ASG General Assembly Meeting – February 18 This month’s General Assembly meeting is tomorrow, February 18 from 11:15am to 12:15pm in the Downtown Campus Auditorium. The mid-year passport drawing will...

Program helps homeless families through education, employment

Housed in the Workforce Education Services offices in Room E316 at the college's Downtown Campus, Karen Dhaliwal works with students experiencing housing instability and homelessness. Dhaliwal, a navigator with MDC-Making a Difference in Community, is...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on Black History Month

Last November's nationwide protests over a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a Missouri police officer in the shooting death of  Michael Brown were more than just communities venting frustration over the legal system,...