Spring 2017 Contents


Take 5 With Nancy Gonlin: Life After Dark in the Ancient World

There’s a good reason why Dr. Nancy Gonlin was chosen to be one of the speakers for Bellevue College’s first TEDx event. She’s a senior associate professor of anthropology at BC, and her published work includes co-editing Commoner Ritual and Ideology in Ancient Mesoamerica, Ancient Households of the Americas and Human Adaptation in Ancient Mesoamerica. She also co-authored Copán: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Maya Kingdom. Her next co-edited volume, Archaeology of the Night, will be her fifth book.



Partnership with Fred Hutch Helps BC Students RISE

Twelve BC faculty members are now affiliates of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and are pursuing professional development in electron microscopy, scientific imaging, genomics, proteomics and flow cytometry, thanks to a partnership with Bellevue College’s RISE Learning Institute. The faculty are learning about state-of-the-art research techniques, and exploring ways that they might be able …more about Partnership with Fred Hutch Helps BC Students RISE


Awards & Accolades for BC Students

BC DECA Team Wins National Title A total of 33 BC students who are part of the college’s DECA team went on to compete at nationals in Anaheim, Calif. It’s the third consecutive year that the Bellevue DECA team has been national champions, led by Kyle Barber, chair for BC’s marketing management program. “It feels …more about Awards & Accolades for BC Students


Developers Create New Worlds with Augmented & Virtual Reality at BC Continuing Education

Have you heard of the term AR/VR? How about Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality? This new technology is now poised to make a major impact, not only on our daily life, but on how we will interact and learn in the near future. Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated simulation of real life, while Augmented …more about Developers Create New Worlds with Augmented & Virtual Reality at BC Continuing Education



A Win-Win Strategy for Learning: Multicultural Business Consulting Class Adds Real Value

It’s not often that you can put a dollar amount on the value students add to the community, but in the case of Bellevue College’s Multicultural Business Consulting class, you can. Bellevue College students have provided over 12,000 consulting hours with a market value of over $500,000 to businesses and nonprofit organizations over the lifetime …more about A Win-Win Strategy for Learning: Multicultural Business Consulting Class Adds Real Value


Portrait of an Artist: Three Decades of Dale Lindman’s Art Exhibited at BC

You can find BC faculty member Dale Lindman’s work hanging in the offices of major corporations, private collections or local galleries, but from Feb. 22 to March 27, three decades of his art was in one place – the Gallery Space at Bellevue College. It was quite an accomplishment for a man who had once …more about Portrait of an Artist: Three Decades of Dale Lindman’s Art Exhibited at BC