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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...
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Bates’ work with the incarcerated population highlighted in national publication

Preparing for release into the community following incarceration can be a hard road to navigate. In fact, the Department of Corrections notes the first six to 12 months of post-release status are critical for...

Bates celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with event, annual March for MLK

Activism is the theme of Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an event featuring the Tacoma Action Collective on...

Tony Anderson appointed to Bates Technical College Board of Trustees

Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Anthony (Tony) Anderson to serve on the Bates Technical College Board of Trustees. Anderson fills the position vacated by Karen Seinfeld, who concluded her nearly 13 years of tenure...