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Saturday, August 18, 2018

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...

Winter (Buffet) Is Coming

'Tis the season for holiday treats! This year, our Culinary Arts program has created quite the menu for the annual holiday buffet. From honey-glazed ham and candied carrots to croquembouche (yep, we Googled that, too, and it sounds...

Board of Trustees Agenda – Dec. 16, 2014

Bates Technical College Board of Trustees, District 28, will hold a work session on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Clyde Hupp Board Room at our Downtown Campus location. The purpose...

What’s going on? Student eNews for Dec. 10-12

THIS WEEK: Thursday and Friday, help fellow students in need at annual holiday meal drive Fire Service students and employees will be out Thursday, Dec. 11 and Friday, Dec. 12 to collect money to fund...

Friday’s Northwest Now travels to Home, explores anarchist history

You've heard of the old saying, "There's no place like home"--well, that's exactly the case for one small community here in Western Washington. The Key Peninsula is home to the town of Home, which has...

Dental Assisting students help the homeless with dental needs

The college's Dental Assisting program spent the day helping dentists with a variety of tasks during Project Homeless Connect, held at the Tacoma Dome on Oct. 29.