Bellevue College kicks off homecoming week in honor of 50th anniversary

Homecoming 2016

On Oct. 6, hundreds of people helped Interim President Jill Wakefield and elected officials kick off a celebratory homecoming week in honor of Bellevue College, which in its 50th year now serves 33,000 students. The Bellevue Reporter features the BC homecoming festivities.

Bellevue College turns 50, to celebrate homecoming festival Oct. 15

BC courtyard

The Bellevue Reporter features the upcoming BC homecoming festival. Save the date because Bellevue College is planning a monumental celebration for its 50th anniversary, and the entire community is invited to join in the fun at the Homecoming Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15.

‘Cycle the Wave’ event to benefit domestic violence victims Sept. 18 in Bellevue

Registration is now open for the ninth annual Cycle the WAVE event. The Women Against Violence Everywhere (WAVE) Foundation’s “Cycle the WAVE” is a celebratory and empowering non-competitive ride for women of all ages. The event brings together riders from communities all over Washington to raise awareness and funds for victims of domestic violencThe event will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 at Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE.

Bellevue College is Committed to Serving ITT Tech Students

Bellevue College Campus

Bellevue College is committed to helping ITT Tech students reach their education and career goals. BC is the third largest higher education institution in Washington state, and offers a wide variety of bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs geared for employment in high-demand sectors. ITT Tech students interested in attending BC can contact RaeEllen Reas, Dean of Student …more about Bellevue College is Committed to Serving ITT Tech Students

Enrollment jumps at Washington’s largest community college

This week’s Puget Sound Business Journal ranks the state’s 25 largest community and technical colleges by 2015 fall full-time enrollment. Founded 50 years ago, Bellevue College is the largest community college in the state.

Get Out There with BC for Outdoor Nation’s Campus Challenge

Group shot of students outdoors.

Bellevue College was one of three colleges in Washington state chosen to compete in Outdoor Nation’s Campus Challenge, an initiative of the Outdoor Nation Foundation. The Campus Challenge offers a fun way for participants to get outside, get exercise, and engage with others who enjoy the outdoors. The event runs Sep. 4 – Oct. 15. …more about Get Out There with BC for Outdoor Nation’s Campus Challenge

Bellevue College seeks to honor ‘the exceptional 50’

Do you know someone who has contributed greatly to Bellevue College’s success? To celebrate its 50th anniversary, BC is calling on the community to help nominate 50 exceptional people who have made an indelible mark on the institution. In October, “The Exceptional 50” will be honored with a special reception during the college’s homecoming week festivities.

BC Volleyball Motivated By Tournament Defeat

Sophomore Audrey Saelens was a first team all-North Region selection last season.

The Bellevue College volleyball team hopes to build on last season’s 23 victories by remembering one loss in the conference tournament. Four returning sophomores key this year’s team, which went 6-0 in its season-opening weekend.