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Aruba native makes the cut in Dental Lab program

Oranjestad, Aruba native Jonathan Garcia consulted the Internet to choose the perfect educational institution for his first study-abroad experience. When he discovered Bates Technical College’s Dental Lab Technician program, he knew it was the...

Mastering shears and shaves, Davis makes the cut

Shortly after he graduated from high school in 2001, Jerohl Davis pursued a career in construction. Though it paid well, Jerohl said it was hard to keep busy year-round. “I had to work in the...

Photography passion fuels career path

“I realized I wanted a career in photography when I came to Bates,” says 19-year-old Taylor Henson. “I was influenced by the people around who were focused on their career paths, and I wanted...

Bates Technical College students visit Olympia, deliver unique message

A handful of Bates Technical College students and staff delivered a sweet message to several state legislators and their aides on Tuesday, Feb. 10, during the 23rd annual Legislative Cookie Day. The group visited the...

Diesel-powered trailblazer: Army spouse pursues non-traditional career

The wife of an Army chemical corps member, Diana Hoffmann and her family were used to moving around. Within six years, the family had called five states their home. Because of the frequent moves...

Bates student honored with Transforming Lives Award

Award recognizes students whose lives have been transformed through their experience at a Washington state community or technical college TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College student Raymond Power will receive a $500 Transforming Lives award from...

A career as a civil engineer

Excerpt from Raeshawna Sager's speech, Bates Sizzles fundraiser, April 24, 2014 Being native to Tacoma and its surrounding cities, I never thought I would remain here to further my educational pursuits. It was once told...

Brian Griffin – Electronic & Communications System Technology

Brian Griffin '14 started his education at Bates Technical College in the Electronic and Communications Systems Technology program. He earned his associate in applied science in May, 2014.