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Bates receives $10,000 donation for student scholarships

In a historic donation, the Kirkland-based Biella Foundation has gifted $340,000 to the state’s 34 community and technical colleges. Each college, including Bates Technical College, will receive $10,000 in the form of scholarships that...

Nursing program offers credit to qualified veterans for prior military experience

TACOMA, Wash. – Transitioning from the military to a civilian job can be a challenge. A new initiative at Bates Technical College aims to make it easier for qualified veterans to earn a degree...

Bates students named to All-Washington Academic Team

Students will receive scholarships and recognition as part of prestigious academic team Bates Technical College students Brian Drayton and Stokely Leggett have been selected to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team....

Bates Technical College celebrates grand opening of Advanced Technology Center

TACOMA, Wash. – When Information Technology Specialist student Katie Glaser begins her second quarter next month, she’ll help set up the student network and servers in the Advanced Technology Center at Bates Technical College’s...

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 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,...