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Bates Technical College Foundation receives $10,000 matching grant to support STEM scholarships

TACOMA, Wash. — The Murray Family Foundation recently awarded the Bates Technical College Foundation a $10,000 grant in support of the Henry T. Schatz Endowed Scholarship for Manufacturing Technologies. Schatz has pledged to match 50...

American Lake Veterans Golf Course the highlight of Bates Technical College’s Veterans Day celebration

Each year, Bates Technical College marks Veterans Day with an event that honors those who have served our country. On Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the South Campus Auditorium, the college will hold an event that...

Local artist Dylan Kuehl speaks at annual Disability Awareness Day

The visual and performing artist is also a gold medalist in the Special Olympics TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College will host local visual and performing artist Dylan Kuehl at the annual Disability Awareness Day on...

Bates Technical College vice president attends Harvard Institute for Educational Management

Dr. Lin Zhou, vice president of institutional effectiveness and student success, spent two weeks in July at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. to participate in the Harvard Institute for Educational Management. “Harvard University’s Institute for...

Business Administration programs earn industry accreditation

Four associate degree-granting programs hold coveted international accreditation TACOMA, Wash. – The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has awarded accreditation to four programs at Bates Technical College. The programs, which include Accounting, Administrative...

Machinist instructor named to advisory board of industry accrediting body

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has selected Machinist program instructor Steve Rose to serve on the advisory council. NIMS, the manufacturing industry’s certification body, sets industry skills standards, certifies individual skills against the...

Mayor Marilyn Strickland delivers keynote at Bates Technical College’s commencement

Mayor Strickland will join faculty and other speakers at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. –Tacoma’s Mayor Marilyn Strickland will deliver remarks to graduates and guests at Bates Technical College’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 1,...

Instructor wins esteemed state award

Bryce Battisti recognized for his contributions to assessment, teaching and student learning TACOMA, Wash. —Bates Technical College instructional designer Bryce Battisti was recently selected as a 2017 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award...

Bates nominates nursing student for All-Washington Academic Team

Bates Technical College has selected Practical Nurse student Bridgette Leech to represent the college as a member of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay Inslee will honor Leech and other nominees from across the...

OTA instructor Aimee Sidhu receives Exceptional Faculty Award

Annual award recognizes an instructor for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor Aimee Sidhu received the 2016 Exceptional Faculty Award in a surprise presentation recently. College President...