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January 3rd, Friday

  • Campus Tour3:30-4:30 p.m. in College Services, Rm 106
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    Join us for a tour of the campus and check out where the hands-on learning takes place... in BTC labs and classrooms.

    Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Location: College Services, Rm 106

    Sign up for a Campus Tour. Walk-ins welcome.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resource Center at 360-752.8345 or at

January 6th, Monday

  • College Readiness, High School Completion, GED and ESL Orientation12-1 p.m. in A Building Room 10

    In this orientation for BTC's College Readiness, GED, ESL, and High School Completion courses, you will:

    • Learn more about classes

    • Take a Basic Skills Assessment

    • Explore goal setting and career paths

    • Learn about BTC Student Services

    • Start your registration paperwork

    Classes cost $25 per quarter term (Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.

January 7th, Tuesday

  • Campus Tour1:30-2:30 p.m. in College Services, Room 106
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    Join us for a tour of the campus and check out where the hands-on learning takes place... in BTC labs and classrooms.

    Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

    Location: College Services, Rm 106

    Sign up for a Campus Tour. Walk-ins welcome.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resource Center at 360-752.8483 or at

January 8th, Wednesday

  • Campus Tour3:30-4:30 p.m. in College Services 106
    Campus Tour image

    Join us for a tour of the campus and check out where the hands-on learning takes place... in BTC labs and classrooms.

    Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Location: College Services, Rm 106

    Walk-ins welcome.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resource Center at 360-752.8483 or at

January 9th, Thursday

  • BTC Fisheries & Aquaculture Program Tour3-4 p.m. in Perry Center
    This is a tour of the Fisheries and Aquaculture program at BTC's Perry Center. Perry Center is OFF-CAMPUS at Whatcom Creek Hatchery in Maritime Heritage Park.

January 9th, Thursday

  • Cosmetology Program Tour3-4 p.m. in Railroad Center

    Come see where hands-on learning takes place in BTC’s Cosmetology program at Railroad Center. View the lab classrooms and our fully functioning public salon, which includes manicure/pedicure stations, hair stations, waxing and facial room and more! The Railroad Center is OFF BTC's main campus at 1411 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham WA 98225.

January 9th, Thursday

  • Campus Tour3:30-4:30 p.m. in College Services, Room 106
    Campus Tour image

    Join us for a tour of the campus and check out where the hands-on learning takes place... in BTC labs and classrooms.

    Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Location: College Services, Rm 106

    Walk-ins welcome.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resource Center at 360-752.8483 or at

January 10th, Friday

  • Cosmetology Program Tour3-4 p.m. in Railroad Center (Off Campus)
    Come see where hands-on learning takes place in BTC’s Railroad Center for the Cosmetology Program. View the lab classrooms and our fully functioning public salon, which includes manicure/pedicure stations, hair stations, waxing and facial room and more! The Railroad Center is OFF BTC's main campus at 1411 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham WA 98225.

January 22nd, Wednesday

  • Running Start Info Session6-7 p.m. in G Building, Room 103
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    This walk-in advising session is designed specifically for Running Start students and includes directions on how to complete the Running Start Verification form.

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

    Location: G Building, Rm 102

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resource Center at 360.752.8345 or at

January 27th, Monday

  • BTC Practical Nursing Info Session4-5 p.m. in HC 108
    BTC's new part-time, evening Practical Nursing program starts in Spring Quarter 2020! Learn more about the program, how to get started and career paths at a free info session Monday, January 27, from 4-5 p.m. in Haskell Center 108.

February 11th, Tuesday

  • Bachelor of Applied Science Info Session3:45-5 p.m. in Campus Center Rm 233
    Learn how you can take your AAS degree to the next level with BTC’s Bachelor of Applied Science degrees in Operations Management and Engineering Technology! Get information about how both programs works, how to apply and what kind of careers you'll qualify for with this expanded degree.
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Interested in college but not sure where to start? BTC has many resources for you to explore your options. Please join us for a campus tour, a Career Exploration workshop or other new student workshops, or meet with a career counselor

Campus Tours

    Sign up for a campus tour! Campus tours are offered twice weekly and by appointment when possible. Sign up for a campus tour or call 360-752-8345.

    We will try to accommodate alternative Campus Tour times. Please call 360-752-8483 to request an alternative time.

Career Exploration

    Attend a 60-minute workshop where you can:

    • Take career/vocational assessments
    • Learn about career and wage outlook
    • Get connected with other related resources
    • New bullet

    See when the next workshop is and sign up for a Career Exploration workshop. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resources Center at or 360.752.8345

New Student Workshops

    Bellingham Technical College offers several workshops to help students understand enrollment processes and provide the support you need when you need it. View the Entry Services calendar to find dates, times, and locations for:

    • Future Students Advising Sessions
    • Paying for College
    • Program Info Sessions
    • And More!

    Reserve your spot now for one or more of the New Student Workshops. Drop-ins are also welcome. If you have questions, please contact the Admissions & Student Resources Center at or 360-752-8345

Weekly Drop-In Counseling

    Drop-in counseling located in the Admissions and Student Resource Center is recommended for students who are unsure of their educational goals and/or want to explore career options. Drop-in counseling is also available for current students with program or personal concerns.

    Drop-in counseling hours:

    • Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00pm
    • Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00pm
    • Thursdays, 9:00-10:00am

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November 2019


    November 22nd

      Aspen Institute Names Bellingham Technical College as a Top 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize (PDF)

    November 19th


October 2019


    October 9th


    October 2nd


September 2019


    September 30th


    September 20th

      BTC's Cosmetology salon opens for fall Sept. 25 with great specials to get your new look for the season (PDF)

May 2019


    May 2nd

      BTC hosts American Culinary Federation Culinary Salon Competition May 4 (PDF)

April 2019


    April 15th

      BTC hosts 20th annual LinuxFest Northwest April 26-28; event includes job fair (PDF)

    April 5th

      BTC Dental Clinic offers savings on services for students & community members (PDF)

    April 5th

      Community invited to check out BTC's programs at Info Session Week April 29-May 2 (PDF)

    April 5th

      BTC & Shell host Energy Careers Prep Night April 23 with career & training information (PDF)

March 2019


    March 21st

      BTC hosts spring career & internship fairs April 17 & May 15 (PDF)

    March 13th

      BTC's Welding Fab Week runs March 18-22, with open house March 22 (PDF)

February 2019


    February 7th

      BTC Cosmetology program salon now open for services for the public; $3 shampoo and blowout special for February! (PDF)

January 2019


    January 18th

      BTC President Kimberly Perry's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Message (PDF)

    January 15th

      BTC's Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences program partners with Seattle company to test new fish transport & recognition software (PDF)

December 2018


    December 3rd

      Thomas and Martina Horn Foundation establishes $350,000 permanent endowment at BTC Foundation (PDF)

November 2018


    November 29th

      BTC partners with Washington Alliance for Health Advancement for health insurance enrollment event Tuesday, Dec. 4 (PDF)

    November 5th

      Siemens donates cutting-edge electrical panels, circuit breakers and training materials to BTC's Electrician program; Company reps will tour labs Nov. 7 (PDF)

August 2018


    August 23rd

      BTC & BIAWC expand construction industry certification offerings for Fall Quarter (PDF)

    August 14th

      BTC's new Cosmetology degree is now registering students for Fall Quarter (PDF)

    August 7th

      Lean Six Sigma classes offered at Bellingham Technical College for Yellow, Green and Black Belt certifications starting Fall Quarter (PDF)

    August 7th

      BTC Event Services to offer summer wedding packages; bookings available starting June 2019 (PDF)

July 2018


    July 16th

      BTC launches new Cosmetology degree starting Fall Quarter 2018 in salon space on Railroad Ave.; Join us for Info Sessions Aug. 1 (PDF)

June 2018


    June 22nd

      BTC to offer new degree in Business Management; Learn more at info sessions June 27 and August 15 (PDF)

May 2018


    May 8th

      BTC, BIAWC to offer new Construction Core Curriculum short certificate this summer to meet industry demand for skilled workers (PDF)

April 2018


    April 24th

      Gov. Jay Inslee appoints new trustee, Bradley Smith, to BTC's Board of Trustees (PDF)

    April 24th

      BTC Dental Clinic offers screenings April 25 + May 2 to find patients eligible for free exams, cleanings & x-rays (PDF)

    April 13th

      BTC to host Northwest Washington's largest open source event, LinuxFest, April 28-29 (PDF)

    April 12th

      BTC Board of Trustees Reconfirms Support for BTC President Dr. Kimberly Perry (PDF)

March 2018


    March 9th

      Watch the sparks fly at Welding Fab Week March 12-16 & bid on a one-of-a-kind sculpture for your garden! (PDF)

    March 2nd

      Find your next job at BTC's free Spring Career Fairs: March 8, April 17, May 8 and May 14 (PDF)

January 2018


    January 23rd

      Start your new career: Learn more about BTC's programs and career paths at Info Session Week Feb. 12-15 (PDF)

    January 11th

      Brooks Manufacturing expands BTC Foundation endowment for student scholarships (PDF)

December 2017


    December 29th

      BTC & WAHA to offer health insurance enrollment assistance Jan. 9 (PDF)

    December 20th

      BTC Dental Clinic offers screenings for reduced-cost care Jan. 5 (PDF)

October 2017


    October 2nd

      BTC Board of Trustees Approves Bellingham Educational Support Team Union Contract (PDF)

September 2017


    September 27th

      Bellingham Educational Support Team members general salary information (PDF)

    September 27th

      Bellingham Technical College and the Bellingham Educational Support Team Union continue active labor negotiations - Classes cancelled for Thursday, September 28 (PDF)

    September 25th

      Bellingham Technical College and the Bellingham Educational Support Team union continue active labor negotiations - Posted 12:15 pm (PDF)

    September 25th

      Bellingham Technical College cancels classes for Monday, September 25 (PDF)

    September 25th

      Bellingham Technical College and the Bellingham Educational Support Team union continue active labor negotiations - 5 pm (PDF)

August 2017


    August 28th

      BTC's Campus Center and Perry Center buildings get LEED awards (PDF)

June 2017


    June 30th


      At Bellingham Technical College, 90% of the interns who completed the program have found employment or entered a training program as a result.


May 2017


    May 17th

      BTC wins $150,000 College Spark Washington grant to help students succeed in math (PDF)

April 2017


    April 25th

      Free Open Source Event: BTC to host LinuxFest Northwest May 6-7 (PDF)

    April 21st

      BTC to host Western Regional Student Veteran Conference April 28-29 (PDF)

    April 7th

      BTC Dental Clinic has lower-cost appointments for student & community this spring (PDF)

    April 7th

      BTC highlights Automotive programs with Transportation Info Sessions April 12 & May 2 (PDF)

March 2017


    March 21st

      BTC to host Caspar Babypants concert April 15 (PDF)

    March 21st

      BTC hosts free American Red Cross Disaster Preparedness presentation April 5 (PDF)

January 2017


    January 5th

      BTC to host garage sale Jan. 14 to raise money for Nursing student humanitarian trip (PDF)

    January 4th

      BTC and WAHA team up to offer health insurance enrollment event Jan. 12; open to students & community (PDF)

November 2016


    November 23rd

      BTC Announces New Admissions Process for Nursing Program Starting Dec. 5 (PDF)

    November 10th

      BTC Dental Hygiene Program Gets High Ranking Among Two-Year Colleges (PDF)

    November 10th

      2017 Best Community Colleges in America (PDF)

August 2016


    August 25th

      BTC is approved to offer Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Technology (PDF)

June 2016


    June 29th

      BTC grads take the stage for 2016 Commencement: Grad list included (PDF)

April 2016


    April 19th

      BTC to host LinuxFest Northwest April 23-24 (PDF)

    April 18th

      BTC Welding Rodeo brings mythical creatures to life May 13-14; Culinary Competition heats up kitchens May 14-15 (PDF)

    April 18th

      BTC to host info sessions on new Clean Energy degree program April 21 & May 3 (PDF)

    April 7th

      BTC to host three spring career fairs, financial fair for students & community members starting April 14 (PDF)

March 2016


    March 25th

      BTC to offer new veteran scholarship through Vietnam Veterans of America endowment (PDF)

    March 10th

      BTC Diesel instructor Jeff Curtis wins Educator of the Year award at national auto industry expo (PDF)

February 2016


    February 25th

      Gov. Inslee appoints new BTC Trustee, Jeff Callender, Regional Director of Public Affairs at Phillips 66 (PDF)

    February 5th

      Bellingham Technical College approved to offer its first Bachelor of Applied Science degree (PDF)

November 2015


    November 24th

      BTC, Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement to host free insurance enrollment event Dec. 2 (PDF)

    November 23rd

      BTC to host free forum on community resources for veterans Dec. 3 (PDF)

    November 19th

      Bellingham Technical College Named One of Nation's Top Fundraising Two-Year Colleges for its Size (PDF)

    November 4th

      BTC to host Veterans Appreciation Luncheon for Student, Staff, and Faculty Veterans Nov. 6 (PDF)

October 2015


    October 26th

      BTC implements high-demand LEAN training for students, faculty in Manufacturing, Transportation programs (PDF)

    October 12th

      Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College receive $3.25 million Title III cooperative grant (PDF)

September 2015


    September 22nd

      Bellingham Technical College Awarded Achieving the Dream Leader College Status (PDF)

July 2015


    July 21st

      Bellingham Technical College Receives $1.1 Million TRIO Student Support Services Grant, Is Only First-Time Recipient in Washington State (PDF)

June 2015


    June 24th

      BTC Celebrates 2015 Graduates at Commencement (PDF)

    June 24th

      BTC Foundation Elects New Board Member Scott Renne (PDF)

    June 4th

      Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees Announces Dr. Kimberly Perry as Next President (PDF)

    June 2nd

      BTC celebrates high school grads with BTC-Bound Day June 9 (PDF)

May 2015


    May 28th

      BTC to host Information Technology Career Fair Tuesday, June 2 (PDF)

    May 7th

      Bellingham Technical College, Alcoa Foundation Offer Women in Manufacturing Event for Women, Youth to Explore Careers in Manufacturing (PDF)

    May 7th

      Welding Rodeo, Culinary Competition bring Fire and Ice to BTC May 15-17 (PDF)

    May 6th

      BTC Announces Presidential Search Finalists and Candidate Open Forum Dates (PDF)

April 2015


    April 8th

      BTC to host Industrial Technology & Manufacturing Career Fair, Financial Fair April 16 (PDF)

March 2015


    March 13th

      BTC Nursing Program, Whatcom Health Dept. partner for free adult vaccine clinic March 19 (PDF)

February 2015


    February 27th

      Health and business career fair at BTC Tuesday morning, March 10 (PDF)

    February 27th

      BTC Nursing Program to host open house for clinical simulation lab March 10 (PDF)

January 2015


    January 12th

      Bellingham Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program Headed To Vegas For Regional Competition. (PDF)

June 2014


    June 18th

      Bellingham Technical College Foundation Elects Six New Board Members. (PDF)

    June 13th

      Bellingham Technical College Receives $25,000 Endowment Scholarship From Bellingham Yacht Club (PDF)

April 2014


    April 14th

      Manufacturing And Industrial Career Fair At Bellingham Technical College Thursday April 17 From 10:30 am To 12:30 pm (PDF)

    April 11th

      Bellingham Technical College Dental Hygiene Students Offer Free Teeth Screenings Tuesday From 3-5 pm. Drop-Ins Welcome! (PDF)

    April 11th

      Bellingham Technical College Hosts Linuxfest Northwest April 26 And 27 On Campus (PDF)

    April 11th

      Bellingham Technical College (BTC) holds its annual Welding Rodeo and Skills Challenge on the BTC campus on May 16 and 17, 2014 (Friday and Saturday) (PDF)

March 2014


    March 14th

      Bellingham Technical College Dental Hygiene Student Offer Free Teeth Screenings As Part Of Final Training. (PDF)

    March 7th

      Free Health And Business Career & Employment Fair At Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

February 2014


    February 28th

      Bellingham Technical College Hosts Manufacturing Summit To Strategize With Industry, Education And Policy Leaders On Skills Gap In Manufacturing Workforce (PDF)

    February 21st

      Bellingham Technical College's Welding Program Designated As An American Welding Society Accredited Test Facility (PDF)

    February 21st

      Bellingham Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program Wins Multiple Awards: The American Culinary Federation State Competition, Chef Of The Year, And Student Of The Year (PDF)

    February 7th

      Bellingham Technical College And Alcoa Foundation To Provide Paid Internships For Unemployed Youth (PDF)

January 2014


    January 13th

      Governor Inslee Appoints New Trustee, Kelly Espinoza, VP Patient Care Services Peacehealth St. Joseph Medical Center To Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

Watch this page for more information and updates or you can send an email to Marni Saling Mayer, Public Information Officer at:

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BTC in the News

November 2016


    November 10th

    BTC listed as #5 in Best Community Colleges in America

    November 10th

    BTC Culinary Arts Program Ranks High in Top 10 in Washington State

    November 10th

    BTC's Dental Hygiene Program Recognized Nationally

September 2016


    September 14th
    Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham Technical College welcomes ITT transfer students

August 2016


    August 29th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC approved to offer Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering Technology

    August 2nd
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC to host info sessions Aug. 9 & 13 for new Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management

June 2016


    June 20th
    Bellingham Herald

    Crash snapped his neck, but life in wheelchair doesn’t stop BTC grad

May 2016


    May 11th
    Bellingham Herald

    Welders to make mythical creatures at Bellingham Technical College Welding Rodeo

    May 11th

    Bellingham Technical College Welding Rodeo: Of Myth and Metal

    May 11th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC's Café Culinaire gets rave review

April 2016


    April 18th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC's Café Culinaire: delicious food, coveted reservations

March 2016


    March 4th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC gets the OK to offer first bachelor's degree

February 2016


    February 7th
    Bellingham Alive

    BTC Black Ties and High Heels Save Lives Gala photo page

June 2015


    June 5th
    Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham Technical College names Kimberly Perry as new president.

May 2015


    May 13th
    Cascadia Weekly

    BTC Welding Rodeo: Wrangling scrap into sculpture

April 2014


    April 4th
    Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham Technical College certifications provide path to manufacturing jobs.

March 2014


    March 17th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC classes give parents a place to start

    March 4th
    Bellingham Herald

    Experts examine ideas to grow Whatcom County’s manufacturing workforce

February 2014


    February 21st
    Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham Technical College's welding program earns new accreditation

January 2014


    January 20th
    Bellingham Business Journal

    Kelly Espinoza has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the board of trustees at Bellingham Technical College.

December 2013


    December 13th
    Bellingham Herald

    Open house Tuesday and BTC's new fisheries building

November 2013


    November 21st
    Bellingham Herald

    Startup Weekend Bellingham helps economy-growing entrepreneurs

    November 13th
    Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham college's $4.5 million fisheries building completed

October 2013


    October 1st
    Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham Technical College board approves contracts reached during strike

September 2013


    September 30th

    Classes beginning at Bellingham Technical College

    September 28th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC, unions reach tentative contract agreements; school to begin Monday

    September 27th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC Foundation offers emergency grants to students, negotiations continue

    September 25th
    Bellingham Herald

    Second union votes to strike at Bellingham Technical College

    September 24th
    Q13Fox - KCPQ-TV

    Some local college instructors headed to the picket line

    September 24th

    Teachers Strike at Bellingham Technical College

    September 23rd
    Bellingham Herald

    Teachers go on strike; no classes Tuesday at Bellingham Technical College

    September 22nd
    Bellingham Herald

    As students move in, WWU warns marijuana still banned on campus

    September 20th
    Bellingham Herald

    BTC awarded $2.75 million grant to retrain unemployed for nursing jobs

    September 16th
    Bellingham Herald

    Colleges, support services helping Whatcom County grow tech businesses

    September 11th
    Bellingham Herald

    Technical College offers updated degrees that lead to jobs

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2012 Archived Press releases and news articles


    December 12, 2012
    BTC, WCC receive grants to create health tech offerings (PDF)

    December 9, 2012
    Whatcom Creek closes to fishing (PDF)

    December 9, 2012
    BTC gets federal stimulus grant for health IT training (PDF)

    October 24, 2012
    New BTC center home to culinary arts, computer classes (PDF)

    October 17, 2012
    BTC Is A Military Friendly Campus And Hosts Free Veterans-Support Workshops Oct. 24 And Nov. 8 (PDF)

    October 17, 2012
    Bellingham Technical College Receives $40,000 Grant From ALCOA Foundation For Establishing Industry Skills Certifications At BTC (PDF)

    October 15, 2012
    BTC opens new Campus Center building (PDF)

    October 5, 2012
    BTC hosts free tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine clinic (PDF)

    August 15, 2012
    Professional Woman award finalists named (PDF)

    August 8, 2012
    Bellingham Technical College, Port, receive state grants for energy cost saving projects (PDF)

    August 1, 2012
    Technical college invests in new fisheries facility (PDF)

    July 16, 2012
    BTC replacing ‘sinking’ fisheries building at Maritime Heritage Park (PDF)

    June 4, 2012
    BTC staff helps Bellingham group learn about boat engines (PDF)

    May 13, 2012
    BTC Welding Rodeo ignites for two days of competition (PDF)

    April 30, 2012
    Two Bellingham colleges ranked top 120 in the nation, compete for cash (PDF)

    February 21, 2012
    Bellingham Technical College Receives $119,615 Department Of Labor Grant As Part Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act. (PDF)

    February 17, 2012
    Bellingham Technical College Foundation Receives $12,500 Grant From Safeco Insurance Foundation (PDF)

    February 10, 2012
    BTC instructor Hilde Korsmo to compete for Pastry Chef of the Year (PDF)

    February 1, 2012
    Bellingham Technical College (Wash.) President Patricia McKeown announced that the college has been awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Education Title III grant of $1.7 million. (PDF)

    January 11th, 2012
    Bellingham Technical College Hosts The American Culinary Federation Washington State Chefs Association Competition On January 14, 2012 (PDF)

    January 5th, 2012
    Patricia McKeown shines in first year as BTC president (PDF)

2011 Archived Press releases and news articles


    December 29th, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College is one of 13 Washington Technical and Community Colleges Awarded a Portion of $1.58 Million for Aerospace Training (PDF)

    June 21st, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College gets new trustee (PDF)

    June 21st, 2011
    Mannequins improve training for Whatcom nursing students (PDF)

    June 17th, 2011
    Governor Christine Gregoire Appoints New Trustee Lisa Woo, to Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees. (PDF)

    June 17th, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College Holds Commencement at Mount Baker Theatre on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 (PDF)

    May 13th, 2011
    10th Annual Welding Rodeo at Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

    May 13th, 2011
    Road Less Graveled: Exploring Non-Traditional Trades for Women, Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 (PDF)

    April 15, 2011
    Governor Christine Gregoire Appoints New Trustee, Debbie Ahl to Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

    April 13, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College Foundation Adds New Board Member Max Legg To Its Ranks (PDF)

    April 12, 2011
    2011 All-Washington Academic Team Welcomes two of Bellingham Technical College’s Most Accomplished Students, Joe DeLuna and Pamela Corbett. (PDF)

    April 8, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College Associated Student Body Sponsors Child-A-Palooza Benefit Concert To Support Brigid Collins (PDF)

    March 14, 2011
    Whatcom County colleges receive grants to increase enrollment and graduation (PDF)

    March 9, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College Commits to Rigorous Student Success and Completion Work (PDF)

    January 28, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College Receives $299,387 For Innovative Renewable Energy Source Training Curriculum (PDF)

    January 28, 2011
    BTC awarded $200,000 grant to create aquatic transfer degree program (PDF)

    January 27, 2011
    Bellingham Technical College Awarded $168,000 Job Skills Program Grant With Heath Tecna For Expertise In Providing Customized Training For Up And Coming Businesses In Multiple Industries (PDF)

    January 4, 2011
    Martin Luther King Day (PDF)

2010 Archived Press releases and news articles


    December 16, 2010
    Bellingham Technical College Board Of Trustees Appoints Dr. Patricia Mckeown To Permanent President Post (PDF)

    December 16, 2010
    BTC appoints new President (PDF)

    December 8, 2010
    Brooks Manufacturing endows $100,000 BTC scholarship (PDF)

    October 15, 2010
    BTC Awarded $980,382 To Train Workers In The High Demand, High-Growth Nursing Field (PDF)

    October 15, 2010
    Bellingham Technical College Receives A $50,000 Grant From Alcoa Foundation For Building A Sustainable Energy Workforce: Renewable Energy Lab (PDF)

    October 14, 2010
    BTC’s Board of Trustees has granted tenure to six of BTC’s faculty members. (PDF)

    August 12, 2010
    BTC Provides County Courses To Help Residents Jump-Start Careers And Work Towards College Degrees (PDF)

    August 5, 2010
    Reaching Out to East 542 has launched!  Bellingham Technical College brings college courses to Deming and Kendall (PDF)

    July 21, 2010
    BTC Instructor Mike Massey Helps Save Oiled Birds along the Gulf Coast (PDF)

    July 20, 2010
    Dr. Patricia Mckeown Named Interim President Of Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

    July 2, 2010
    BTC names new Vice President of Student Services (PDF)

    July 1, 2010
    BTC Moves Forward On Filling Interim President Position (PDF)

    June 22, 2010
    Bellingham Technical College Holds Graduation At Mount Baker Theatre On Tuesday, June 22, 2010 (PDF)

    May 21, 2010
    Bellingham Technical College
    all-women welding team takes
    on competition (PDF)

    May 6, 2010
    BTC's Café seems too good to be true (PDF)

    May 5, 2010
    Cuisine with Class (PDF)

    April 27, 2010
    BTC to build new campus center, demolish four old buildings (PDF)

    April 26, 2010
    Brooks Manufacturing donates $5,000 to Bellingham Technical College Foundation (PDF)

    April 26, 2010
    BTC, Whatcom brace for another round of budget cuts (PDF)

    April 15, 2010
    NW Farms & Food - Inside the Kitchen at Chef School (PDF)

    April 15, 2010
    NW Farms & Food - How Do You Become A Chef? (PDF)

    April 13, 2010
    Café Culinaire: The Restaurant Of Bellingham Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program Presents A New Spring Menu At Reasonable Price! (PDF)

    April 8, 2010
    Lighthouse Mission Program Graduate Receives Full-ride to Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

    March 24, 2010
    All-Washington Academic Team Welcomes Two Of Bellingham Technical Colleges Most Accomplished Students. (PDF)

    March 23, 2010
    Bellingham Technical College's Vice President Of Instruction, Patricia Mckeown Inducted Into Ywca Hall Of Fame (PDF)

    March 16, 2010
    YWCA Honors Four Whatcom Women for Hall of Fame (PDF)

    March 9, 2010
    MT. Baker Imaging Awards $30,000 Endowed Scholarship to BTC's  BTC’s Radiologic Technology Program (PDF)

    March 3, 2010
    Birch Equipment Reps speak at Road Less Graveled class (PDF)

    March 3, 2010
    Bellingham Council Approves $1.16 million bid for W. Illinois St. Extension (PDF)

    February 25, 2010
    Bellingham Technical College to Host Free Career Fair (PDF)

2009 Archived Press releases and news articles


    December 2, 2009
    Governor Christine Gregoire Appoints New Trustee, Jim Groves To Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

    November 5, 2009
    BTC receives a FIPSE grant of $350,000 To Redesign Adult Basic Education Program. (PDF)

    October 13, 2009
    BTC Receives HEET Grant to develop innovative education and employment programs in hospital and high demand health care fields. (PDF)

    October 13, 2009
    Bellingham Technical College Receives Heet Grant To Develop Innovative Education And Employment Programs In Hospital And High Demand Health Care Fields. (PDF)

    July 2, 2009
    The Norcliffe Foundation Awards Generous Grant to BTC's Northwest Center For Environmental Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences. (PDF)

    June 19, 2009
    BTC Graduation at Mount Baker Theatre Held on Tuesday, June 23,2009 (PDF)

    April 24, 2009
    BTC Welding Rodeo 2009- From Scrap Pile to Sculpture in 8 hours! (PDF)

    April 23, 2009
    Café Culinaire: The Restaurant of Bellingham Technical College’s Culinary Arts program Serves a New Spring Menu (PDF)

    BTC to Build New Student Center
    Bellingham Technical College (BTC) is preparing for the construction of a new three-story, 70,000-square-foot campus student center, which will replace four outdated college buildings located at the heart of the college’s 32-acre campus (PDF)

    February 5, 2009
    New Trustee, Mark Asmundson Appointed to Bellingham Technical College (PDF)

    BTC Unveils Campus Center Plans
    Designs have been unveiled for a new building at Bellingham Technical College: a 70,000-square-foot campus center that will feature academic and socializing space. (PDF)

    BTC Fish Hatchery Not Closing
    The fish hatchery at Maritime Heritage Park, which is run by Bellingham Technical College, is not being shut down. (PDF)

    Bad Economy has been a Boon for 2-year Colleges
    Businesses and schools across the state are shutting their doors, and people are living in fear that their jobs and savings will disappear. But community and technical colleges across the country are thriving, with record enrollment. (PDF)

    Local Colleges dig deeper to meet Budget Cut Demands
    The newest round of budget cuts for state agencies is leaving Whatcom County’s higher education institutions looking for ways to cut about $4.3 million. (PDF)

    BTC moves Forward with Pilot Project for Mini-Refinery
    After years of discussion, Bellingham Technical College is moving forward with a project that could cement the school as a major training center for advanced manufacturing. (PDF)

2008 Archived Press releases and news articles


    December 8, 2008
    BTC Receives Scholarship Gift from ConocoPhillips Ferndale Refinery Supporting its Advanced Manufacturing Programs (PDF)

    Gov. Gregoire Announces Job Training Grant
    $60,000 grant awarded to Bellingham Technical College and Alcoa … (PDF)

    Grants Awarded to Bellingham Technical College for 2007-08
    BTC has been awarded $2,414,810 in grants … (PDF)

    Bellingham Technical College turns 50
    Over the last 50 years, Bellingham Technical College has grown up  … (PDF)

    BTC seeks funds for new hatchery facility
    The college is starting a $2 million fundraising campaign for a new facility at the hatchery to replace the Fisheries technology building. (PDF)

    BTC is lead school in sharing $1.85M grant
    Bellingham Technical College and three other northwest Washington colleges will share a $1.85 million federal grant to expand programs in the advanced manufacturing industry (PDF)

2007 Archived Press releases and news articles


    November 1, 2007
    As the new college school year gets under way, Bellingham Technical College and Whatcom Community College are spending … (PDF)

    BTC’s Welding Center ‘Top-notch’
    College hosts conference to show off facility … (PDF)

    I-BEST Program joins basic, Career Courses
    Students can see practical reasons for going to class ... (PDF)

    November 1, 2007
    Aluminum smelter working with BTC to train potential employees … (PDF)

    September 1, 2007
    Technical college president pleased with 'strategic goals' ... (PDF)

    August 1, 2007
    BTC offers programs that prepare students to do wonderful jobs that pay a lot … (PDF)

    August 1, 2007
    BTC Programs Lead to Higher Paying Jobs … (PDF)