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Bates Technical College again named a military-friendly school

Bates is among the top schools in the nation dedicated to doing the most for military service members, veterans and their dependents. Bates Technical College recently earned a “Military Friendly School” designation in the 2016...

New program gives service members quick path to new career

Transitioning from the military to a civilian job can be a tough challenge. A new program announced recently at Joint Base Lewis McChord seeks to change that. The VIE-25 program — which stands for Veterans Industry...

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...
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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...
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Bates in the news! Did you see these stories?

These last few weeks have yielded some news coverage that feature successful graduates, and the college's unique food truck program. Read the links below to learn more. Forest Floor Creations--Keith Hoffman's wood working dream come true, GraysHarborTalk.com,...

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,...

Explore our programs! Join us at the Open House

The event features career programs through tours, information fair and activities Are you curious about Bates Technical College’s programs? You’re invited to the college’s annual Open House on Thursday, May 7, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at...

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...

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 &...
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Bates students selected to All-Washington Academic Team

Ten students representing the county's two-year colleges were selected to the 2015 All-Washington Academic Team. The team will be honored March 26 at a recognition ceremony held at South Puget Sound Community College. Bates Technical College's nominees include: Andrey...