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Public forums scheduled for KBTC executive director and general manager finalists

TACOMA, Wash. – The public is invited to attend open forums for three finalists for the position of Executive Director and General Manager of KBTC. The forums will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26, beginning...

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...

Martin Luther King Jr. events include annual march, celebration

Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with two community events. The first features speakers Jacquie Banks and Keith Blocker. The celebration, themed “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Journey Continues,” will...

Accreditation and awards for Culinary Arts program

Graduates now eligible to receive Certified Culinarian® certification TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program can add national accreditation and regional awards to their growing list of accomplishments. Valid for three years, accreditation from the...

Bates receives $10,000 donation for student scholarships

In a historic donation, the Kirkland-based Biella Foundation has gifted $340,000 to the state’s 34 community and technical colleges. Each college, including Bates Technical College, will receive $10,000 in the form of scholarships that...

Under the sea: Students add sparkle to Fantasy Lights with wild whales and large...

Four whales breaching in the sparkling waters and a lively lobster dazzle your eyes as you wind your way through Fantasy Lights this year. Reaching between 12 and 17 feet high, the structures are...

Salute to Sacrifice: Bates’ Veterans Day celebration features JBLM command sergeant major

With Joint Base Lewis-McChord nearby, the Tacoma-Pierce County area is often called a military community. But, what is it like to be a service member or veteran in today’s society? Keynote speaker Command Sergeant Major...

Governor Jay Inslee to deliver keynote at Bates Technical College’s commencement

Governor Inslee will join faculty and other speakers at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. –Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee will deliver remarks to graduates and guests at Bates Technical College’s 75th anniversary commencement ceremony on...
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Gov. Inslee appoints fire captain as Bates Technical College trustee

Local firefighter and Lakewood resident to serve on college Board of Trustees TACOMA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee has appointed West Pierce Fire and Rescue Fire Captain Layne Bladow to serve on the Bates Technical...

The News Tribune’s David Zeeck among featured speakers at Commencement ceremony

President and publisher Zeeck will join faculty and student speakers at this year’s ceremony TACOMA, Wash. –The News Tribune’s president and publisher David Zeeck will deliver the keynote address at Bates Technical College’s commencement exercise,...