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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Information Technology Job Fair offers free table for employers

If you are recruiting for qualified information technology employees, Bates Technical College and WorkSource can help. Your company is invited to participate in a free IT Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the...

Save lives! Sign up for the blood drive at South Campus, June 21

Did you know an hour of your time could save three lives? Sign up for the Blood Drive at South Campus, Thursday, June 21 and be a hero! The Bloodmobile will be on hand from 9...

Apprenticeship Corner: Navigator Karen Dhaliwal strengthens pipeline between programs and employers

If you're interested in an apprenticeship career path, it can be tough to know how to get started. That's where Bates Technical College's Apprenticeship Navigator Karen Dhaliwal comes in. As a navigator, her goal is...

Handbook helps connect students in need with community services

Bates Technical College's Disability Support Services (DSS) has updated its Directory of Community Services, filled with contact information for local services that will make it easier to connect students in need to community services. The...

Spotlight on Faculty: History instructor encourages students to participate in educational process

Academic instructor Kurt Schaefer has been teaching history at Bates Technical College since 1991, "which is long enough to have had the children of former students in my class," says Kurt. He holds a...

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...