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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...

Bates graduate honored at Transforming Lives Award dinner

Bates Technical College Digital Media and Broadcasting and Video Production graduate Liam Murphy was honored at the Transforming Lives Award dinner in Olympia on Jan. 23. Murphy joined other nominees from the state's 34 two-year community...

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’s Culinary Arts program participates in Governor’s Inaugural Ball

  As part of the 2017 Governor’s Inaugural Ball on Wednesday, Jan. 11, Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program will prepare artisan hors d’oeuvres that feature locally-sourced ingredients. The college’s menu lists an array of fragrant...

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...

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...

Bates Technical College appoints executive director and general manager of KBTC Public Television

TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College President Dr. Ron Langrell recently announced the appointment of DeAnne Hamilton as executive director and general manager of KBTC Public Television. Hamilton will assume her role on Dec....