Upcoming Events:


Join us on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 for the annual Donor & Scholar Reception.  Invitations will be mailed soon.  Please contact Taryn with any questions.


Save the Date!  The 16th Annual Become Exceptional Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Meydenbauer Center in downtown Bellevue.  For sponsorship opportunities please contact us at (425) 564-2386 or

Recent Events:


BC Quarterly Soccer


The Foundation hosted a BC Quarterly event on Saturday, September 13 in conjunction with the women’s and men’s Bulldog soccer games.  Guests enjoyed chili and beer, entered drawings to win a jersey signed by the men’s soccer team and Seattle Reign gear, and even sported temporary Bulldog tattoos!  BC Quarterlies are appreciation events designed to highlight various activities, programs, and offerings on campus.




Bellevue College "Be Exceptional" Luncheon 2014 at Meydenbauer Center.

On April 30, 2014 hundreds of our community’s most influential business, civic, and educational leaders and supporters gathered for the 15th Annual Become Exceptional Luncheon. The event’s featured speakers included Bellevue College alumni, State Representative Cyrus Habib, and Chef and Restaurateur John Howie, as well as two inspirational scholarship recipients. Our generous donors gave over $260,000 in support of Bellevue College! Thank you to our sponsors, Angel Donors, speakers, and volunteers for making this event so successful!




On February 5, 2014 we celebrated the winners of the Margin of Excellence Awards. Congratulations once again to 2014 honorees! (l to r): Jennie Mayer, Vanessa Von Papp, Katherine Hunt and Bill Hughes.




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The Foundation celebrated its current scholarship recipients on November 6th, 2013 at the annual Donor & Scholar Reception. This event brings together our scholarship donors with the students who directly benefit from these generous gifts.



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Twice yearly our Foundation’s Emeritus Board comes together for a luncheon and to raise funds for the President’s Scholarship in honor of BC President, Dr. David Rule.




For more information on Foundation events, please contact Taryn.

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