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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...

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...