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Dart Foundation funds $45,000 3-D measuring instrument at Bates Technical College

TACOMA, Wash. – Students in the CNC Machinist program will have new equipment on which to learn because of a generous grant from the Dart Foundation. The $45,000 grant, given to the Bates Technical College...

KBTC Public Television’s Northwest Now wins Excellence in Journalism award

The winning episode also won a Telly award and received an Emmy nomination TACOMA, Wash. – Managing Editor Tom Layson of KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College, took home another prestigious award...

Bates Technical College student wins City Club of Tacoma leadership award

Annual Dennis Seinfeld award recognizes a community member with exceptional leadership qualities. TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College student Sophia Tran received the Dennis Seinfeld Emerging Leader award at a City Club of Tacoma dinner...

High School 21+ graduate and administrative medical assistant student writes prescription for victory

After she dropped out of her Tacoma high school during senior year, April Green went to work as an office assistant. She left school because of a change in her family situation, but it...

Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou signs contract at board meeting

College’s first female president will sign two-year contract at Board of Trustees meeting TACOMA, Wash. – From immigrant to college president, Dr. Lin Zhou will sign her two-year employment contract as president of Bates Technical...

Bates Technical College Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology faculty recognized with prestigious award

Annual award recognizes faculty for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology faculty Lester Burkes, Lee Jefferson, Mick McGuire and Mike Sartore recently received the 2018 Exceptional Faculty Award...

Bates Technical College Board of Trustees vote to appoint Dr. Lin Zhou as President

TACOMA, Wash. – The Bates Technical College Board of Trustees voted three to two to offer Interim President Dr. Lin Zhou the position of President at their board meeting on Tuesday, March 27.  The...

Three Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

High-performing students receive recognition as part of the prestigious academic team Bates Technical College representatives have selected three students to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay Inslee will honor...

Gov. Inslee appoints new trustee to Bates Technical College board

Effective Feb. 23, Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Department of Early Learning Director Heather Moss to serve on the Bates Technical College Board of Trustees. Prior to joining the Department of Early Learning as the deputy director in...

City of Tacoma approves more funding for pre-apprenticeship program

The Tacoma City Council recently approved additional funding for pre-apprenticeship opportunities in Pierce County. As part of its mid-biennium budget adjustment in December, the City Council approved an additional $120,000 in funding for the Trade...