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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Bates Technical College to hold emergency lockdown drills at each campus

Emergency lockdown exercises will 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...

High-profile 45th District state Senate race the focus of KBTC’s Northwest Now

Two candidates are vying for election to State Senate district 45, but this November, only one will be elected. The important seat will help define the political makeup of the next several years --...

Northwest Now: Meet Tacoma’s Mayoral candidates

It's been eight years since Tacoma elected a new mayor, and in November voters will elect a new city leader. On the Next Northwest Now, we'll meet both candidates running for mayor, Victoria Woodards and Jim...

Northwest Now season premiere: Back to school with filmmaker Greg Marks and Nathan Gibbs...

Fall is in the air and along with it is the return to school for Western Washington K-12 students. In this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at some of the issues...

Bates Technical College’s apprenticeship navigator receives accolades for re-entry work

Finding a meaningful career after incarceration is tough. That’s where Bates Technical College’s Apprenticeship Navigator Karen Dhaliwal steps in. Her role in helping those individuals find long-term jobs in the apprenticeship field was recently...

“Hub on the Hilltop” short film entered into nationwide film contest

McGranahan Architects brings story about Bates Technical College’s technology center to life in film competition What happens when an underrepresented community gets close access to a state-of-the art, technology-focused higher education facility? That is the story...

Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib visits campus, meets with President Langrell

On Wednesday morning, Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib visited Bates President Dr. Ron Langrell to talk about higher education initiatives and identify potential opportunities for future collaboration. Board of Trustees Chair Layne Bladow, Executive Vice President...

Excessive heat expected this week

Bobcats beware! It's going to be hot this week. Stay safe and keep cool. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an excessive heat warning for parts of the Puget Sound area this week. Temperatures...

Student eNews: July 31-Aug. 4

  This Week on Campus Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Meetings PTK will meet in the courtyard today from 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Asian Pacific American Affairs – Today I am recruiting applications for the Ruth Woo...

Spotlight on Staff: Meet Counselor Erin Hayden

Licensed mental health counselor Erin Hayden is the college’s first counselor, and she is responsible for providing support to students as they navigate their way through college. The northwest native holds a Master’s Degree in...