This Week on Campus

Tournament Tuesday at Central Campus – This Tuesday

Central Campus, Tuesdays, 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Join our weekly tourney where all programs compete for bragging rights. This week we will host another Wii Bowling event so be sure to come and represent your program! Faculty and Staff are eligible for honorary rankings.

            ASG General Assembly – This Wednesday

Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  11:30 am – 12:15 pm – Downtown Auditorium.  All students welcome, free pizza for students who attend.

            Next All Chapter Meeting – This Thursday

Thursday, April 21, 2016.  11:30 am – 12:15 pm – Downtown E303.

Graduating Class of 2016

Apply For Commencement – Apply before April 28 for reduced price

Class of 2016, did you know you have to apply to walk at the graduation ceremony?  Click here for more info.  The cost is $22.50 before April 28.

Cap and Gown

If you ordered your cap and gown online, you can pick it up from the student store after May 11. If you have not ordered your cap and gown, you can purchase one from the student store after May 11, while supplies last.

Bates Technical College Open House

College Transfer & Resources Information Fair
May 5, 9:30 am – 1 pm at South Campus

Transferring to a four-year college or university requires a lot of careful planning. The College Transfer & Resources Information Fair can assist you with transfer options, college exploration and the application process. The Open House also features information on services such as healthcare, financial counseling, affordable housing, employment and college funding. Ask for a free lunch ticket at the registration desk during the Open house.

ASG & Student Life

ASG General Assembly

Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  11:30 am – 12:15 pm – Downtown Auditorium.  All students welcome, free pizza for students who attend.

Board of Trustees Meeting

ASG would like to see you at the Board of Trustees meeting. Next meeting is April 26, 2016 on the South Campus at 3 p.m.

Tournament Tuesday at Central Campus
12:00 – 3:00 pm

Join our weekly tourney where all programs compete for bragging rights. This past week ITS beat Digital Media and Wireless by less than 10 points in the Wii bowling face-off. This week we will host another Wii Bowling event so be sure to come and represent your program! Faculty and Staff are eligible for honorary rankings.
Go Bobcats!!

Reduced Cost Dental

Bates has a dental clinic located at the downtown campus. It is open to private pay patients and patients with Apple Health Care. Services include: new patient exams, cleanings, fillings, crowns and extractions. All services are at a reduced fee. Open Monday –Thursday, 8 am – 3 pm. Call for an appointment 253-680-7310.

Student Clubs

Interested in starting a club? Visit our new club website bates.ctc.edu/clubs. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people who share a common interest.

Phi Theta Kappa News

Next All Chapter Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2016.  11:30 am – 12:15 pm — Downtown E303.

PTK Elections

Phi Theta Kappans, keep your eye on your email. Officer elections will be held soon. Want to apply? Email ptk@bates.ctc.edu for info.

Last Day to Accept Membership

            Been invited to join PTK? You must accept membership before May 29.

Financial News

Health Care Scholarship

Spokane CyberKnife, a local cancer center, is currently offering a scholarship of $500 available to all students interested in a career in medicine. The deadline for the application is May 15, 2016. Click here to apply.

            Hispanic Student Resources

Here is a guide that focuses specifically on scholarships and resources for Hispanic students, which you may find useful.

Highway Construction/Trades Scholarship

A scholarship designed to assist underserved groups (women, minorities and socially/economically disadvantaged) pursuing training in the following trades: Carpenter, Electrician, Truck Driver, Iron Worker, Laborer and Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Application Deadline: July 1, 2016.  Click here to apply.            

            Telecommunications Scholarship

Actively seeking students in Telecommunications Trades or Labor Studies Programs for the David Podworny Memorial Scholarship. Available through TWU-USW (Telecommunications Workers – United Steel Workers) Local 1944 Union. Click here to apply.  Deadline July 1, 2016.

New Scholarships

These scholarships are open to any high school senior or college student in Washington. He or she must be enrolled at a two-year to five-year institution in 2016. A minimum GPA is not required. To apply, the student will create a short (30–120 second) video and essay.

To get the full instructions visit the websites listed.

  1. McMenamin & McMenamin Law Firm Scholarship ($2500)
    Learn more at
    http://mcmenaminlaw.com/scholarship/
  2. Pickett Law Firm Scholarship ($2500)
    Learn more at
    http://wdpickett-law.com/scholarship/

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2015-2016 Spring Quarter Important Dates

March 28                    First day of Spring Quarter

March 28                    Tuition due

March 30                    Last day to add class w/o instructor permission

April 1                         Last day to drop classes for 80% refund

April 8                         Last day to add class with instructor permission

April 8                         Last day to drop a class not appearing on transcript

April 11                       Last day to drop class for 40% refund

May 11                        Last day to drop class with a “W” on transcript

May 11                        Veteran Priority Registration

May 12                        Continuing Student Registration

May 13                        New Student Registration

June 3                          Last day of Spring Quarter

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