Fall 2016 Issue

Three actors from an undated BC theater production

Cover Story: Adding Some Drama

The first drama class was offered at Bellevue College in 1967. A year later, faculty member Bud Carlson founded the BC Drama Department. When Carlson died suddenly a year later, students voted to name a new theatre in his name. Read the full story …

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Adding Some Drama

Two BC drama students in 1973

The first drama class was offered at Bellevue College in 1967. A year later, faculty member Bud Carlson founded the BC Drama Department. When Carlson died suddenly a year later, students voted to name a new theatre in his name. Today the Theatre Arts Department of Drama and Dance performs in the 300-seat Carlson Theatre and ...

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Two New Health-Related BAS Degrees and Digital Marketing AAS-T Approved

Employee Wellness sign

Bellevue College recently received approval from the NWCCU to offer two new bachelor’s degree programs in Health Promotion Management and Healthcare Management and Leadership that will provide area residents with affordable paths to family-wage jobs in these growing fields.

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International Students Increase With Aid of Global Partnerships

Bellevue College representatives with students at African school

For more than 20 years Bellevue College has exchanged students and faculty with partner institutions the world over, representing over 51 countries. As the demographics have changed over the years, a constant remains: international partnerships provide untold opportunities for students and faculty to expand their horizons and learn in environments that challenge preconceived notions. In the ...

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Homecoming Celebration to Mark BC’s 50th Anniversary

It’s been quite the year of celebrating for Bellevue College’s 50th Anniversary, and it’s not over yet! Bellevue College is having a Homecoming event – our first ever. Activities are planned for every day of Homecoming Week, October 10-15. Held at the college main campus, there will be food, music and some surprises. Homecoming Calendar of ...

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Faculty-created Film Wins Music Award; Screened at Comic-Con

Brian Cobb and Ron Austin

A full-length film, “Bezango, WA,” selected for screening at Comic-Con held in July in San Diego, is the work of BC faculty member Ron Austin with Louise Amandes, former adjunct faculty, and music by Dr. Brian Cobb. Their documentary has been shown at several festivals, including Northwest Projections, where it won an award for best ...

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Last Updated June 5, 2017