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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Fantasy Lights and Bates Technical College partnership fuels real-world experience

The largest drive-through holiday lights display in the Northwest is just south of Tacoma at Spanaway Park. With more than 300 vibrant installations, Fantasy Lights has become a tradition for many—including students at Bates...

Bates Technical High School receives $10,000 grant from Ingersoll Rand Foundation

TACOMA, Wash. — Bates Technical High School is the recent recipient of a $10,000 Real Tools for Schools grant from the Ingersoll Rand Foundation, which will be used to purchase new diagnostic equipment for the...

Student eNews: Oct. 23-27

This Week on Campus Scholarship Applications  The Bates Foundation will award up to 39 scholarships totaling $32,520 for winter quarter 2018.The scholarship application process opens Monday, October 23 and ends Friday, November 3. Contact LeAnn Dreier...

“Hub on the Hilltop” short film entered into nationwide film contest

McGranahan Architects brings story about Bates Technical College’s technology center to life in film competition What happens when an underrepresented community gets close access to a state-of-the art, technology-focused higher education facility? That is the story...

Fire Service student nabs gold in national SkillsUSA competition

Fire Service student Dallin Wilson took home gold at the 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference last month. The annual event is a competitive showcase of career and technical education students, with more than...

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on opioid addiction

It's a problem that medical experts say has grown to epidemic proportions across the country--opioid addiction. In this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at this epidemic and see what's being done to...

Nursing program holds blood drive Thursday, Nov. 17

In partnership with Bloodworks Northwest, the college's Practical Nurse program will hold a blood drive Thursday, Nov. 17, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (closed 10-10:45 a.m.) at the Downtown Campus Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome around scheduled donors. Sign...

Associated Student Government seeks leaders, plays vital role in students’ lives

Once again, election time for Bates Technical College’s Associated Student Government is upon us, so now is the time to reacquaint our student body with their ASG. Bates’ student government is unique because there is...

Bates Technical College students win medal, certificate at national competition

The SkillsUSA competition is an event showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. TACOMA, Wash. – Two Bates Technical College Fire Service students took home top honors at last month’s 2016...

Public affairs show Northwest Now focuses on heroin problem in Washington

It was a popular drug in the early 1990s, and now, almost 25 years later, it's use has spiked again. On this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at Western Washington's heroin...