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Friday, July 20, 2018

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...

The triple amputation school of beauty

In November, Carol Decker came to speak to more than fifty Practical Nurse and Occupational Therapy Assistant students at Bates Technical College. They listened to her for an hour, and their attention never lagged in spite...
News

Bates Foundation awards $10,000 in mini grants

The Bates Foundation has announced the mini-grant recipients for 2014-2015. A total of seven projects were funded totaling $10,000. The purpose of the mini grant awards is to fund innovative and unique projects or...

KBTC’s Northwest Now explores paid sick leave in Tacoma

Should government require private businesses to provide paid sick leave to their employers? That question has been debated for more than a year in Tacoma. But now, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland has put a...

Friday’s Northwest Now features a look at natural disasters in the Northwest

The tragic landslide that happened last March in Oso came as a shock to many people as a wall of mud and debris rocketed across the Stillaguamish River wiping out homes and killing more...

Friday’s Northwest Now features Congressmen Kilmer and Reichert

Along with gaining the majority in the Senate, in 2015, the GOP will have more representatives in the House since the 1930s. What could this shift in power have in store for the futures of hot-button political...

Holiday Meal Drive brings joy to students in need

Thank you to our generous staff, faculty, and students who raised $2,173 during last week’s Holiday Meal Drive! Also, a special thank you to our Fire Service students who performed thousands of push-ups, and...

Bates Technical College a STEM Jobs-approved college

TACOMA, Wash. –Victory Media, a creator of educational and career resources aimed at connecting students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), announced this month that Bates Technical College has been included in...

From our table to yours, we wish you happy holidays

In collaboration with a handful of Digital Media students, our communications office has created a special holiday message. We hope you enjoy it. Happy Holidays!

Closures and hours for Winter Break

Below is a list of campus hours and closures for Winter Break, Dec. 22 through Jan. 1. Classes resume Friday, Jan. 2. The college is closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and  Jan. 1, and closed to...