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Archana Alwar, Faculty Commons Adjunct Faculty Mentor

Archana Alwar

Faculty Commons Adjunct Faculty Mentor

  • Email: aalwar@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2127
  • Office Location: D104B
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. and by appointment


¡Bienvenidos! I am originally from Puerto Rico. I received my B.S. Degree in Business Administration with a major in Organizational Studies from the University of Puerto Rico. I went on to earn a M.A. Degree in Romance Languages with a concentration in Spanish Literature from The University of Memphis. I have been a part-time faculty …more about Archana Alwar

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Mandie Mauldin Nash

Interim Director and Classroom Strategies Program Lead

  • Email: mandie.nash@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3345
  • Office Location: D104D
  • Office Hours: Mondays, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and by appointment


Mandie is entering her ninth year at BC.  She began working at the Academic Success Center and now teaches Developmental Math for the Math Department.  She has been trained in the FELI as well as Universal Design for Learning.  She is currently working on developing Adult Basic Education online courses for a program in Philadelphia.  …more about Mandie Mauldin Nash

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Ann Minks

Online Pedagogy Program Lead

  • Email: aminks@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2011
  • Office Location: D104C and R130
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30 p.m. and by appointment


Ann has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare documentation and administration field as an employee, supervisor, manager, business owner, instructor, and professional association president. She has designed both online and classroom-based programs and has taught a variety of administrative healthcare classes for workplace training facilities, public institutions, and private institutions. She has a …more about Ann Minks

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Aris Andrade

Faculty Commons - Program Manager


Aris Morgan Andrade was selected as the Faculty Commons Program Manager in January 2015. Prior to that, Aris worked for the Bellevue College Library. In coordination with the Dean, she managed the Library’s budget ensuring the Library continued to provide high-quality information literacy resources, professional development for librarians and staff, as well as, providing optimal …more about Aris Andrade

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Grace Robbings

Economics Faculty/Mentoring Program Faculty Lead


Grace Robbings is a tenured faculty member in the Economics Department at Bellevue College. She has been involved with the Faculty Commons since its inception, most recently as the Mentoring Program Faculty Lead, but earlier as a Faculty Commons Council Member and as an organizer of various book discussion groups through the Faculty Commons. Grace …more about Grace Robbings

Caroline Leffall

Faculty Assessment Coordinating Team Lead


Caroline Whittaker Leffall has been an adjunct instructor with the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) department since January, 2011. Caroline has a background in business management, organizational behavior, marketing, human resources management, and program development and leadership. Prior to Bellevue College, Carol was a Program Manager/Chair at City University and had oversight of …more about Caroline Leffall