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Fire Service program welcomes new swing-shift instructor

Starting Winter Quarter, students in the swing-shift Fire Service program at South Campus will have a seasoned veteran as their instructor. Chuck Kahler, former South King Fire and Rescue assistant chief of operations, brings...

Bates Technical College kicks off 75th anniversary

Gubernatorial proclamation declares Sept. 22, 2015 as “Bates Technical College 75th Anniversary Day” TACOMA, Wash. – On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Bates Technical College kicked off a year-long celebration of the college’s 75th anniversary during employee...

Bates student honored with Transforming Lives Award

Award recognizes students whose lives have been transformed through their experience at a Washington state community or technical college TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College student Raymond Power will receive a $500 Transforming Lives award from...

Bates Technical College hires new lead of fire service programs

Retired assistant fire chief has long history in fire service community TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College President Dr. Ron Langrell has announced that former Assistant Fire Chief Pat Dale will serve as Fire Service...

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,...

Dental Lab Technician program showcases new technology at open house

Tacoma, Wash. --Computer-aided design and manufacturing has become the next generation of dentistry, and Bates Technical College now has the state-of-the-art equipment that will give future dental lab technicians a reason to smile. The CAD/CAM...

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...

KBTC Public Television’s public affairs program wins Telly Award

KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College, has added another award to it's growing collection of accolades. Emmy Award-winning public affairs program Northwest Now secured a Bronze Telly Award at the 37th annual competition. The winning episode,...

KBTC Public Television reels in industry award

WASHINGTON - February 24, 2015 - The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director &...

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...