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Arrive Alive tour rolls onto Bates Technical College

Washington state drivers may know that texting while driving can impair their ability to react and drive safely on the road. But many do it anyway, regardless of potential consequences. Read More»

Bates’ Veterans Day event focuses on transitioning veterans

The public is invited to attend Bates Technical College’s Veterans Day event on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m.-noon, at the college’s South Campus auditorium, 2201 S. 78th Street in Tacoma. Read More»

Bates Technical College names new instructional deans

Bates Technical College President Dr. Ron Langrell recently announced the appointments of Joshua Baker and Brandon Rogers as deans of instruction, effective October. Read More»

Local athlete Steve Ferreira speaks at annual Disability Awareness Day

Bates Technical College will host local athlete and disability awareness advocate Steve Ferreira at the annual Disability Awareness Day on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The event will be held at the college’s South Campus Auditorium, 2201 S. 78th Street in Tacoma. Read More»

Hoptoberfest features local brewery, benefits Bates students and programs

Tacoma’s first microbrewery, Harmon Brewing Co., has partnered with Bates Technical College’s Foundation for the annual Hoptoberfest event, a beer-and-food-pairing fundraiser. Read More»

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