2012

Bellevue College wins approval for two new bachelor’s degrees

Date posted: December 6, 2012

Bellevue College received approval today from the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to develop two new bachelor’s degree programs – in Nursing and in Information Systems and Technology (IST) – that will provide area residents with affordable paths to family-wage jobs in these growing fields. When the two programs officially begin classes […]

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Delegation from Spanish university visits Bellevue College

Date posted: November 29, 2012
Delegation from León

A delegation from the University of León visited Bellevue College this week to continue work on a formal partnership that will provide for a dual degree program and new opportunities for student exchanges between the two institutions. The partnership will initially focus on a collaboration between the two nursing programs, with a first-of-its-kind pilot program […]

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BC is now enrolling for Winter Quarter 2013

Date posted: November 29, 2012

Bellevue College (BC), the third largest educational institution in Washington state, is currently enrolling students for winter quarter classes that begin Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. As a leader in workforce development, BC offers an affordable path to degrees that help residents of the Eastside and the Puget Sound region launch careers in health sciences, information […]

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NCWTV: BC employee honored for sustainability efforts

Date posted: November 6, 2012

OLYMPIA — Easing traffic congestion is just part of the work they do. For the recipients of the 2012 Governor’s Commute Smart Awards, leadership goes beyond a normal day’s work; it makes Washington state a better place to live and work for everyone. This year’s 22 honorees represent a growing movement in transportation leadership in […]

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Bellevue College selects David L. Rule as new president

Date posted: November 5, 2012
Dr. David L. Rule

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees voted Monday to select David L. Rule, Ph.D., to become the institution’s fifth president in its nearly 50-year history. The vote gives the board authorization to begin contract negotiations with Rule. Once finalized, he is expected to begin in January. “The Board of Trustees had an important job: to […]

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Super-fast electric car charger arrives on campus

Date posted: November 1, 2012

Electric vehicle (EV) owners can breathe a little easier when they’re traveling on the Eastside now that Bellevue College has installed a rare DC fast charger on its campus. Conveniently located near the I-90/I-405 interchange, the fast charger, the Eastside’s first and available for use in a few weeks, will help combat “range anxiety” that […]

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Bellevue College to hold Disability Pride Fair Oct. 30

Date posted: October 25, 2012

To celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month this October, Bellevue College’s Disability Resource Center (DRC) will host a Disability Pride Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Accessibility through technology will be the theme, with hands-on exhibits demonstrating adaptive technology employed by the DRC and other organizations to help disabled students here and elsewhere succeed in the classroom. […]

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Science faculty Gita Bangera named leadership fellow

Date posted: October 24, 2012
GIta Bangera

The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) program announced that it has selected Gita Bangera, Ph.D., assistant dean of the Science division and chair of the Life Sciences department at Bellevue College, to serve as a Vision and Change Leadership Fellow. She will work with 39 other fellows from higher education institutions across the […]

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Bellevue College to stage play for children

Date posted: October 23, 2012

For the first time in recent memory, Bellevue College will produce a play primarily for children, “Still Life with Iris.” This engaging play, written by American playwright Steven Dietz, centers on a little girl’s search for the simplest of things: home. Iris lives with her mother in the land of Nocturno, a magical place in […]

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President of UPS Northwest District to speak at Bellevue College

Date posted: October 19, 2012

WHAT: Nancy Koeper, president of the northwest district of UPS, will talk about the importance of leadership during a speech at Bellevue College. The event is sponsored by the BC’s Business Leadership Club and Associated Student Government, along with Eastern Washington University. Koeper began her career at UPS as a driver in New Jersey in […]

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