Upcoming Events:



Become Exceptional Luncheon
Wednesday, April 27, 2016  |  11:30am-1:30pm  |  Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue

BCF Luncheon Save-the-Date 2016








Recent Events:



On June 3rd we celebrated the winners of the Margin of Excellence Awards. Congratulations to the 2015 honorees! (l to r): Chelsie Hanks of Health Sciences, Jennifer Conner of Information Technology, Nancy McEachran of Developmental Education, and Keith Rowley of Business Technology Systems.  For more information on the Margin of Excellence Awards please visit this page.




On May 2nd the Foundation hosted a BC Quarterly open house with Bellevue College’s on-campus radio station KBCS. Guests listened to the live broadcast of Hawaii Radio Connection, enjoyed delicious Hawaiian food, and toured the KBCS studios. Mahola to those who joined us!





On April 14th hundreds of our community’s most influential business, civic, and educational leaders and supporters gathered for the 16th Annual Become Exceptional Luncheon. The Luncheon, emceed by former Seahawk Mack Strong, featured Bellevue College faculty speakers Tim Jones and Sara Gardner. Both shared how their unique and innovative educational programs support BC students. We also heard the inspirational stories of scholarship recipients Allison Gilbert and Inedria Jackson. Thanks to our incredible supporters, the Foundation raised more than $250,000 in support of Bellevue College!






The Bellevue College Foundation’s annual holiday event, the Winter Social, was held on December 11th in the new student lounge space in the ‘L’ building.  Guests included Foundation Board members, BC Trustees, college leadership, and special guests.  Live music was provided by a BC student jazz trio.  Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate an exceptional 2014 year!





The annual Donor & Scholar Reception was held on November 5, 2014.  This event celebrates the exceptional group of BC Foundation scholarship recipients, as well as the donors who make these scholarships possible.  We heard the stories of two incredibly ambitious scholarship recipients, who shared how the Foundation is helping them achieve their educational goals. Thank you to all the donors, scholarship recipients, BC leadership and special guests who joined us this year.


BC Quarterly Soccer


The Foundation hosted a BC Quarterly event on Saturday, September 13, 2014 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.


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Twice yearly our Foundation’s Emeritus Board comes together at the Seattle Yacht Club 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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