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Bellevue College wins approval for two new bachelor’s degrees

Date posted: January 14, 2016

Four-year degrees in Health Promotion Management and Healthcare Management and Leadership will provide area residents with affordable education for high-demand careers Bellevue College recently received approval from the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) to offer two new bachelor’s degree programs – in Health Promotion Management and Healthcare Management and Leadership– that will provide …more about Bellevue College wins approval for two new bachelor’s degrees


Duncan-Andrade to deliver keynote MLK address

Date posted: January 7, 2016
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade

Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, educator, author and co-founder of the Teaching Excellence Network, will deliver the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. keynote address at Bellevue College on Thursday, Jan. 21. Duncan-Andrade’s keynote is part of a weeklong celebration at the college under the theme, “Black Education Matters” and will explore the material conditions that affect urban …more about Duncan-Andrade to deliver keynote MLK address


Inslee names Ross Hunter to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Date posted: December 11, 2015
Ross Hunter

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has named Ross Hunter of Medina, to the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college and approving budgets. Hunter currently serves as director of the Washington state Department of Early Learning.  He previously represented the 48th Legislative …more about Inslee names Ross Hunter to Bellevue College Board of Trustees


Breaking young men of color Out Of the Margin

Date posted: December 4, 2015

Conference on the Bellevue College campus to provide inspiration, support & development Bellevue College will partner with the Bellevue School District in hosting The BOOM (Break Out Of the Margin) Experience, an all-day conference designed to support Black, Hispanic and Native American male students on Tuesday, December 15. The conference will cover topics including racial …more about Breaking young men of color Out Of the Margin


Student Named to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Date posted: November 23, 2015
Student trustee, David Kook

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has named student David Kook, of Bellevue, to the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College. Kook is the fourth student to serve on the Bellevue College board. “As Bellevue College continues to grow, I want to be a part of the new advancements and help the Board provide and sustain a …more about Student Named to Bellevue College Board of Trustees


Bellevue College named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools list

Date posted: November 5, 2015

Victory Media has designated Bellevue College as a 2016 Military Friendly® School. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities. The designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in …more about Bellevue College named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools list


91.3 KBCS to examine our commute with “Localore: Finding America”

Date posted: November 2, 2015
Sonya Green interviews a member of the community at the Crossroads Farmer's market.

Projects launch in Bellevue, Anchorage, Baltimore, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, and beyond 91.3 KBCS is one of 15 stations nationwide selected by AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, to participate in the development of new media under the theme “Localore: Finding America.”  KBCS, which is licensed to Bellevue College, will examine Seattle metro area …more about 91.3 KBCS to examine our commute with “Localore: Finding America”


Former Bellevue College President Thomas O’Connell dies

Date posted: October 27, 2015
Former Bellevue College President Thomas O'Connell

Former Bellevue College President Dr. Thomas E. O’Connell, who led the Eastside campus from 1977 – 1981, has died. He was 90. O’Connell died at the Bayview Retirement Home in Seattle, Tuesday, October 20 after a long illness. He was born on June 30, 1925, in Worcester, Massachusetts to Thomas, a real estate developer and …more about Former Bellevue College President Thomas O’Connell dies


New film to preview at Bellevue College

Date posted: October 2, 2015
Pendulum promotional poster

Money. Murder. Politics. When a disgraced young journalist teams up with a reluctant hardened veteran detective to investigate the death of a young girl, the two uncover clues which lead directly to the state’s most powerful people. That’s the story of the new feature film, PENDULUM, produced and filmed locally and on the Bellevue College …more about New film to preview at Bellevue College


Phil Borges’ Women Empowered exhibition coming to Bellevue College Gallery Space

Date posted: September 28, 2015
phil borges

Artist’s work open to the public Sept. 30 – Oct. 30 The Bellevue College Gallery Space will host “Women Empowered,” a photography exhibit from Phil Borges Sept. 30 – Oct. 30, 2015 with a public reception with the artist on Sept. 30 from 4 – 7 p.m.  The artist will also host a formal lecture …more about Phil Borges’ Women Empowered exhibition coming to Bellevue College Gallery Space