The HAS-200

New Mechatronics Equipment Increases Automation Ability

December 6, 2016

Clover Park Technical College's Mechatronics program introduced a new tool in June to help students achieve a whole new level of automation in the HAS-200. A fully modular system of up to 11 workstations, a raw material store station and the control cabinet, the HAS-200 reproduces a production process with a high level of automation that helps to develop the professional capacities required in diverse sectors like automotive, semiconductors, food and pharmaceuticals.

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#GivingTuesday Raises Emergency Support for Students

December 2, 2016

The Clover Park Technical College Foundation received a boost to its emergency assistance programs for the 2016 holiday season, surpassing its fundraising goal of $2,500 as part of the worldwide #GivingTuesday event earlier this week.

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Diversity Fair Celebrates International Culture

November 23, 2016

Clover Park Technical College celebrated International Education Week with its third annual Diversity & International Fair, highlighting various cultures from around the world on Nov. 15 in the McGavick Conference Center.

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CPTC Unveils New Twin-Engine Plane

November 18, 2016

A new step forward for the Clover Park Technical College aviation programs took place Thursday, as the college officially unveiled and dedicated its new twin-engine Tecnam P2006T airplane at its South Hill Campus.

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CPTC Offers Thanks at Veterans Day Ceremony

November 8, 2016

On a day that will go a long way toward determining America’s future, Clover Park Technical College recognized those who have served in the Armed Forces at its annual Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday at the Lakewood Campus.

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Local Donors Help Make Education Possible

November 7, 2016

Generous donors serve a vital role in the education process, and a pair of local organizations recently made significant contributions to the Clover Park Technical College Foundation for a pair of funds to assist students. Lakeview Light & Power Company established a new annual “named scholarship” with the CPTC Foundation, while Lakewood Rotary awarded a grant to support the Foundation’s Emergency Assistance fund.

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Block Schedule Options Expanded for Winter Quarter

November 10, 2016
Clover Park Technical College is always looking for ways to better serve its student population, and one of those ways will be implemented for the upcoming winter quarter when math and English block courses are added to the schedule.
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Preparing for Winter – Campus Alerts

October 14, 2016
With stormy weather currently taking place and the time of year when snow and ice can appear not far off, it's a good time to review Clover Park Technical College's closure alert resources, as well as some winter driving tips. Here are some helpful tools to help you prepare for the winter weather and how to stay up-to-date on alerts from CPTC.
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CPTC Set to Host Fall Open House

October 4, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will host its Fall Evening Open House Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lakewood campus. The event is open to the public and anyone wishing to get a closer look at any of the 43 programs CPTC offers.
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2016 Summer Break Hours and Closures

September 2, 2016
During Summer Break, several offices on campuses will be either closed or running on limited hours. Below is a list of campus hours and closures for the break, Sept. 3-25. The college is closed on Labor Day, Sept. 5. The first day of Fall Quarter is Sept. 23.
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Education & Training Fair Set for Aug. 18 at Puyallup Library

August 9, 2016
Puyallup Public Library will host the East Pierce County Education & Training Fair Thursday, Aug. 18.
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CPTC to Host Evening Open House

July 12, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will host its summer Evening Open House Wednesday, July 13, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lakewood campus. The event is open to the public and anyone wishing to get a closer look at any of the 43 programs CPTC offers.
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CPTC to Celebrate 20th Commencement Ceremony

June 16, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will celebrate more than 400 graduating students from its two campuses and 43 programs during its 20th Annual Commencement Ceremony at the Tacoma Dome Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
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VRC Celebrates Move with Open House

March 31, 2016
The college community is invited to attend the Veterans Resource Center's Open House April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Health Advisory: Zika Virus News

March 9, 2016
The Washington State Department of Health recently released information about the Zika virus.
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Start the Bachelor of Applied Science Program Spring Quarter

March 4, 2016
Clover Park Technical College’s Bachelor of Applied Science Program is currently admitting students for Spring Quarter start April 4.
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