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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...

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...

KBTC Public Television’s Northwest Now programs win big awards at industry competitions

TACOMA, WASH. – KBTC Public Television’s Managing Editor Tom Layson won first place in the General News Reporting category of the Society of Professional Journalist’s (SPJ) annual Excellence in Journalism competition for region 10,...
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National SkillsUSA competition nets big win for Bates Technical College student

The SkillsUSA competition is an event displaying the best career and technical education students in the nation. TACOMA, Wash. –For the second consecutive year, Bates Technical College Power Sports and Equipment Technology program student Kevin...

Congressman Denny Heck joins faculty and student speakers at this year’s Commencement Ceremony

Bates Technical College employees, students, family and friends will celebrate a graduating class of more than 800 students, about half of which will participate in the Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 30, at 6...
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Bates Technical College’s Brain Series lecturer explains how sleep affects brain development in young...

TACOMA, Wash. – Babies and kids need significantly more sleep than adults to support their mental and physical development. But, do you know how critical sleep is for a young child’s brain development? You are...
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Bates Technical College’s president Lin Zhou joins College Spark board

The organization funds programs in our state that help low-income students become college-ready. TACOMA, Wash. – Trustees at College Spark Washington appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou, Ph. D. to the College Spark...

Two Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

High-performing students receive recognition as part of the prestigious academic team TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College staff have selected two students to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay...

Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Bank rolls onto Bates Technical College campus with celebration

The Nourish Pierce County food bank will serve students and community Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. TACOMA, Wash. –Students at Bates Technical College and community members in need will soon have a new...

Bates Technical College instructor honored as educator of the year

Dental Lab Technology instructor will be presented the Educator of the Year Award at a reception in Las Vegas this month. TACOMA, Wash. – An instructor who helped develop and implement new digital dentistry technologies...