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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Governor Inslee names health care administrator as Bates Technical College Trustee

Effective Aug. 7, Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Florence Chang, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MultiCare Health System, as Bates Technical College’s newest trustee. “We are excited to welcome Ms. Chang to...
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KBTC’s Northwest Now highlights the anniversary of Woodstock

This week, it's been half a century since a concert in upstate New York ended up becoming a big part of American history. On this edition of Northwest Now, we talk to University of Washington...

Bates Technical College student named 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Tacoma, Wash. — Diessa Johnson-Scott, a Practical Nurse program student at Bates Technical College, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members named as a 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. She...
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Home, WA is where Friday’s Northwest Now episode takes you this Friday

You've heard of the old saying "there's no place like  home," which is exactly the case for one small community here in Western Washington. The Key Peninsula is home to the village of Home which...

Updates, Aug. 5: Registration at Downtown Campus is available; reactivating student email accounts

Connection between the State Board and Downtown Campus is restored, so those who wish to register can visit Student Services for assistance. You can also see your advisor on your campus to register. Please...
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KBTC’s Northwest Now: Environmental dangers and Puget Sound habitat

The clock is ticking on many of the endangered species that inhabit Puget Sound. The destruction of habitat is a major factor and that includes cement bulkheads and towering breakwaters made of stone that...
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College update, July 30

The college is working to re-establish connection to the state board's data center, so registration, financial aid, and other student-related technical services can function locally. Special thanks to state board employees and IT staff...
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College update, July 29

Information Technology employees are working hard to bring college systems back online. Staff is working with Microsoft to reset the student email licensing so students can regain access hopefully later this week. Students who are...
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College update, Friday, July 26

Several systems have been restored, such as employee email, voicemail and internet. Most services, including printing and copying, are available at the Downtown and South Campuses Libraries, and databases are available on-campus only. Canvas...

Seven faculty receive tenure during Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting

Congratulations to the faculty who received tenure during Monday's Board of Trustees meeting! President Lin Zhou stands with the newly-tenured faculty, and Trustees Christina Blocker, Heather Moss and Layne Bladow. Newly-tenured faculty: Jim Androy, Electrical Construction Christina...