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Smiling with confidence: Hands-on learning key to Dental Assisting graduate’s success

Five years of braces, three oral surgeries, and several other dental procedures— that’s what drew 21-year-old Sarah Lindner to pursue a career as a dental assistant. Explains Sarah, “Through my journey, I had always appreciated...

Sheet Metal graduate sees success in fabrication

A year after earning his Associate in Applied Science, Sheet Metal graduate Jerad Shirley thrives in the industry—both in experience and pay. But the pathway to success wasn’t easy. When his mother told him about...

Inspiring Bates student among Transforming Lives award nominees

Bates Technical College student Anthony Hickonbottom is among the nominees for the state's Trustee Association of Community and Technical Colleges 2016 Transforming Lives Award. The annual award honors and recognizes students and alumni from the...

Pre-college transition specialist helps transform futures with valuable support services

Enrolling in college can be a daunting task. But with the help of Bates Technical College's Pre-college Transition Services, students find a supportive path to transforming their lives. Andrea Cobb, the college's Pre-college Transition Specialist, provides valuable support and...

Engineering her future: welder finds life in non-traditional career path

Paola Garcia is one step closer to her dream of becoming a mechanical engineer. Rising from a difficult upbringing with no support system or parental guidance, she felt little motivation for high school. She remembers...

Advanced Technology Center construction delivers hands-on learning zone

Providing students with real-world learning opportunities is a hallmark of the educational experience at Bates Technical College. So when construction began last year on the Advanced Technology Center at Central/Mohler Campus, a handful of program...

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...