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bob gunter wins exceptional faculty award

Bates Technical College’s Commercial Truck Driving program instructor Bob Gunter recognized with prestigious award

Annual award recognizes faculty for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Commercial Truck Driving: Entry Level program instructor Bob Gunter recently received the 2020 Exceptional Faculty Award in a surprise presentation,...
Graduate Speaker Katie Say

Virtual ceremony, real celebration: Bates Technical College celebrates 2020 graduates

Bates Technical College celebrates 2020 graduates in virtual ceremony The ceremony will premiere online on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m., with Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards as keynote speaker. Tacoma, Wash. – As Bates Technical College celebrates...
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Asian American Pacific Islander organization donates laptops to Bates Technical College AAPI students in...

The quick move from traditional in-classroom learning to remote learning for the start of Spring Quarter meant that many Bates Technical College students wouldn't have the financial resources to access their courses and succeed. OCA...
DeAnne Hamilton, KBTC general manager

America’s Public Television Stations elects KBTC Public Television executive director and general manager as...

Tacoma, Wash. – DeAnne Hamilton, executive director and general manager of Emmy Award-winning KBTC Public Television, was recently elected as a trustee for America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). Hamilton’s term began Monday, Feb. 24. APTS...

Bates Technical College kicks off 80th anniversary year

Bates Technical College is ushering in 2020 with increased excitement this year as it celebrates its eightieth anniversary. An ever-evolving and expanding institution, Bates Technical College has moved from humble beginnings in an elementary school...
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Bates honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with annual community March...

The community is invited to join Bates Technical College staff and students to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 20 at the annual March for MLK....
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Governor Jay Inslee appoints Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou to Adult Education Advisory...

President Zhou will join a group of individuals within the state who have an interest in adult education and literacy TACOMA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee recently appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou to...
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Bates Technical College’s welding program brings Old Man Winter to life at Fantasy Lights

Thousands of twinkling lights will illuminate a frosted face at this year’s Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park. Bates Technical College welding students crafted an enormous Old Man Winter as part of the college’s contribution to the holiday drive-through gift of lights. The 14-foot tall creation will blow sparkles of snowflakes through the wintery landscape.  The planning...
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Bates Technical College celebrates groundbreaking for new Center for Allied Health Education

Tacoma, Wash. — Bates Technical College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Center for Allied Health Education on Friday, Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Downtown Campus Auditorium, 1101 South...
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Emergency lockdown/active shooter drills help build awareness around procedures and test alert systems

TACOMA, Wash. – In an effort to strengthen the college’s emergency preparedness, Bates Technical College will conduct emergency lockdown drills at its three campuses on the dates below. Monday, Oct. 7, South Campus, 2201...