This Week on Campus

Welcome back!!!

Welcome back students, staff and faculty, make this quarter a great one!

Native American Day – Today 4PM – 6PM, Central/Mohler Campus

We would like to introduce to the community the first-ever NATIVE AMERICAN DAY! Please join us in celebration and to welcome the Native Community to our campus. Festivities will include remarks from college staff, drumming and singing from members of the Puyallup Tribe Canoe. Family, Networking, Food & Vendors.

Central Mohler Campus: 2320 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98405 

ASG and Student Life

Student Clubs

Dear ASG Clubs, this is a friendly reminder that all ASG clubs will sunset after summer quarter. Clubs must be re-sanctioned annually, if a club wishes to continue for the next academic year, they must re-apply for sanctioning. Clubs are encouraged to re-apply in early July for the next academic year.

Start a student club! Visit our club website bates.ctc.edu/clubs. It is a great opportunity to meet new people who share a common interest.

Recovery Club

A club for those wanting to support and encourage those with addictions. For more information, contact Tristan McClain, ttmcclain@msn.com.

X Intersectionality Club

The club also has open leadership opportunities for treasurer, vice-president, secretary & public relations. For more information, contact Megan Sales, msales@bates.ctc.edu.

Sustainability Club

Are you interested in organic gardening? The Sustainability Club meets every Wednesday in the Downtown Campus Cafeteria from 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM. For more information, contact Gabriel Montgomery, gmontgomery@bates.ctc.edu.

Robotics Club

Interested in Robotics?  Bates Bots meets every Thursday in room C 102 (Electronics, Downtown Campus). Come check us out! Read more about the club in The Insider.

Counseling

Erin Hayden, LMHC, is available to meet with students for personal counseling. She can help support you in dealing with things like depression, anxiety, ADHD, and substance abuse. She can also help you learn to cope with academic stress, or with difficult life events like a breakup, illness, or death of a loved one. There is no cost to you, and your conversations are confidential. Call 253-680-7006 or email ehayden@bates.ctc.edu to get connected. Learn more about Erin.

DSS News

Handbook connects 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 document is located on the right ‘contact us’ panel on the DSS webpage. DSS coordinator Dan Eberle says, “We publish this document because of the needs of our students. It’s important to their educational success to make sure they have all the support they need, including a convenient way to for them to seek assistance from these resources,” he says. Read more on The Insider.

Financial News

Foundation

Need assistance funding your education? Bates Foundation scholarships can help.

The Bates Foundation offers quarterly scholarships that can provide assistance with your educational expenses. If your financial aid package doesn’t cover all of your tuition, you have student loans or are a self-pay student, scholarships can help you to focus on your education by helping to relieve your financial burdens. For more information about the scholarship process and workshops, contact LeAnn Dreier at 253.680.7160 or ldreier@bates.ctc.edu .

Phi Theta Kappa News

Scholarships are now open

Apply now at ptk.org/scholarships  

Have a 3.5+ GPA?

If you have earned 12 college level credits, with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or above, you may be eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society on campus.  Keep your eyes on your email for an invitation!

2017-2018 Summer Quarter Important Dates

June 6 First day of Summer quarter

June 8 Last day to add a class w/o Instructor permission

June 19 Last day to add a class w/ instructor permission

June 20 Last day to drop a class at 40% refund

July 4 Independence Day – College Closed

July 20 Last day to drop a class for a “W” on transcript

August 17 Last day of Summer Quarter

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