June 2012

2012 MLB draft highlights BC baseball program’s continuing success

Date posted: June 27, 2012

With three players recently selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft, Bellevue College’s baseball program continues a long tradition of success in preparing players for the professional leagues. Adrian Sampson, a pitcher, was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth round with the 166th overall pick. Later in the draft, the […]

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Thousands honor Class of 2012 grads at Bellevue College commencement

Date posted: June 20, 2012
Graduates

Over 3,000 excited family members, friends, faculty and staff packed the Bellevue College gymnasium to cheer on members of the Class of 2012 during the college’s 45th annual commencement ceremony this past Friday, June 15. In all, the college awarded nearly 2,600 bachelor’s and associate degrees, certificates and diplomas. Graduates from the Bellevue area numbered […]

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New dean of Continuing Education named

Date posted: June 14, 2012
Janis Machala

Bellevue College has named Janis Machala the new dean of its Continuing Education program, the largest such program in the Washington State Community and Technical Colleges system. She will lead a unit of the college that provides professional training, certificate programs and personal enrichment classes to over 11,000 adult learners each year. The program, with […]

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Nancy Gonlin, instructor from Bellevue, honored for teaching excellence

Date posted: June 8, 2012
Nancy Gonlin

Nancy Gonlin, a Bellevue resident, was recently honored by the Bellevue College Foundation with a Margin of Excellence Award for her work as an anthropology instructor. The award committee cited her deep commitment to students and extensive service in support of the college during her 14-year tenure. Gonlin, a published author whose research focuses on […]

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Chan Beauvais, teacher from Bothell, honored for teaching excellence

Date posted: June 8, 2012
Chan Beauvais

Chan Beauvais, a resident of Bothell, was recently honored by the Bellevue College Foundation with a Margin of Excellence Award for his work as a part-time instructor at the college. The award committee cited his deep commitment to students during nearly 20 years of teaching evening classes in computer programming and information systems. Beauvais joins […]

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Carol grant, employee from Redmond, honored with “Margin of Excellence” award

Date posted: June 8, 2012
Carol Grant

Carol Grant, a resident of Redmond, was recently honored by the Bellevue College Foundation with a Margin of Excellence Award for her dedication to student success as director of the college’s Stan & Michelle Rosen Academic Success Center. In addition to her role overseeing the center, which provides all academic tutoring services on campus and […]

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BC joins state-wide coalition of college campuses to help veterans

Date posted: June 4, 2012

On Wednesday, June 6, Bellevue College will join a coalition called “Partners for Veteran Supportive Campuses,” which includes 24 other college campuses across the state, and formally pledge to do all it can to support veterans returning to school. John Lee, director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, and Laura Saunders, interim president […]

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