January 2013

Bellevue College diversity chief Yoshiko Harden honored

Date posted: January 29, 2013
Yoshiko Harden

Yoshiko Harden, vice president of diversity at Bellevue College, is one of 11 women who will be honored at the upcoming “Women of Color Empowered” luncheon in Seattle on Thursday, Jan. 31. She was chosen based on her career achievement, significant contribution to local communities of color, and inspiration to others to follow her lead. …more about Bellevue College diversity chief Yoshiko Harden honored


Employee receives Governor’s Trophy at campus ceremony

Date posted: January 25, 2013

Susan Gjolmesli, the longtime director of Bellevue College’s Disability Resource Center, was presented with the Governor’s Trophy in Memory of Carolyn Blair Brown during a reception on campus yesterday, attended by her colleagues, friends, family, and others in the community. The award, given by the Washington State Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment (GCDE), …more about Employee receives Governor’s Trophy at campus ceremony


Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Fair at Bellevue College on Feb. 2

Date posted: January 14, 2013

WHAT:  The 3rd Annual Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Fair, presented by Bellevue College’s Parent Education Program and Parents Advisory Committee, along with Swedish Medical Center’s Issaquah Campus. Performing live will be children’s musicians Caspar Babypants at 11 a.m. and Johnny Bregar at 1:45 p.m. WHEN:  Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: …more about Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Fair at Bellevue College on Feb. 2


Information meeting for Bellevue College Parent-Infant class

Date posted: January 10, 2013

WHAT:  An informational meeting for parents interested in signing up for a Parent-Infant class offered by Bellevue College’s Parent Education Program that will begin in late January. WHEN:  Monday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. WHO:  For parents with infants who were born in June of 2012 or later. WHERE:  Bellevue College’s Early Learning Center (located …more about Information meeting for Bellevue College Parent-Infant class


Rapper and activist Chuck D to speak at Bellevue College MLK Day Celebration

Date posted: January 3, 2013

WHAT:  To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bellevue College will host rap artist and activist Chuck D and his wife, Gaye Theresa Johnson, Ph.D., a professor of Black Studies, for a presentation titled “Where Do We Go From Here…Chaos Or Community.” The event is sponsored by BC’s Multicultural Services, the Black Student Union, and …more about Rapper and activist Chuck D to speak at Bellevue College MLK Day Celebration


Bellevue public radio station 91.3 KBCS picks up “The Thom Hartmann Program”

Date posted: January 2, 2013

91.3 KBCS, a public service of Bellevue College, will become the new Seattle/Bellevue home of the popular progressive talk radio show “The Thom Hartmann Program.” With an estimated 2.75 million listeners nationwide, the program bills itself as the number one progressive radio show in the country, and will air from noon to 3 p.m. weekdays, …more about Bellevue public radio station 91.3 KBCS picks up “The Thom Hartmann Program”