Press Release

Bellevue College to host Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Date posted: March 5, 2014

Fair encourages k-12 students to explore careers in STEM fields Bellevue, WASH — More than 200 students from King and Snohomish counties will compete Saturday, March 8 in the fifth annual Bellevue College Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CSRSEF) on the Bellevue College campus. Participants spend the months leading up to the fair […]

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Winona LaDuke to speak at Bellevue College

Date posted: March 3, 2014

Women’s History Month speaker to discuss women in leadership Bellevue, WASH – Internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist, Winona LaDuke will speak on “Women in Leadership: Voices for Change” Thursday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m. in N201 on the Bellevue College campus. LaDuke, a graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural […]

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Bellevue College to host emergency preparedness day

Date posted: March 3, 2014

Schedule will help ensure all faculty and staff are prepared for crisis WHAT:  The Bellevue College Office of Emergency Management is organizing a day-long event for faculty and staff to learn how to address crisis situations as well as best practices to manage a hazard or emergency. Students are not participating in this exercise and […]

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Bellevue College Names Vice President of Human Resources

Date posted: March 3, 2014
Aaron Hilliard

Aaron Hilliard brings over a decade of community college HR experience  Bellevue, WASH – Bellevue College has appointed Aaron Hilliard as Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, he will provide leadership for the Human Resources department and will be a key contributor to President’s Cabinet. “We are so pleased to bring such a […]

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Bellevue College honors four employees with Margin of Excellence Awards

Date posted: February 11, 2014
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The Bellevue College Foundation honored four employees during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Margin of Excellence Awards for their outstanding work in support of students and colleagues at the college. Bill Hughes – Lab Manager, Science Division: Hughes, who has been with the college since 2006, manages and supervises campus science labs […]

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Students work to raise awareness about transit cuts

Date posted: January 27, 2014
Students wearing pro-transportation buttons

King Co. Metro’s plans to eliminate a single stop each direction on routes 271 and 245 on the Bellevue College campus, which serves 55 percent of the college’s transit riders, has students, faculty and staff concerned about how these changes would affect their daily commute. The stop in question is the only metro stop for […]

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Bellevue College alum receives Transforming Lives award

Date posted: January 27, 2014
BC Alum Alain Patience Mizero received a 2014 Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges "Transforming Lives" award.  He continued his studies this winter at WWU, majoring in software engineering.

Award recognizes lives transformed by Washington state community or technical colleges  Recent Bellevue College graduate, Alain Patience Mizero received a $500 “Transforming Lives” award from the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges (TACTC) at a special ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 19, in Olympia. The annual Transforming Lives award honors students and graduates who overcome […]

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Campus Veterans Monument Unveiled

Date posted: December 17, 2013

Bellevue College leadership unveiled a new, permanent sculpture on the main campus Thursday, Dec. 5 honoring American service men and women. Bellevue College President, David Rule, Marie Gunn, chair of the Board of Trustees, faculty artist, Ross Brown, and Aaron Malec, Bellevue College Association of Veterans president, each spoke briefly to the students, faculty, staff, […]

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Bellevue College now enrolling for job training programs

Date posted: June 21, 2013

Bellevue College’s Workforce Education division is now enrolling eligible students for fall quarter in professional-technical programs that prepare them for in-demand jobs in the Puget Sound region. Once enrolled, students can pursue a variety of educational options, including short-term certificates and associate degrees, in fields such as business, information technology and healthcare. Dislocated workers and […]

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Innovative BC program helps students with cognitive disabilities earn college degrees

Date posted: June 20, 2013
BC President Dave Rule congratulates April Berning during BC's commencement ceremony

Of the hundreds of students who walked across the stage of KeyArena to accept their diplomas during Bellevue College’s commencement ceremony recently, nine extraordinary graduates were among them. They have cognitive disabilities that have made it difficult to pursue a college education. But thanks to OLS at Bellevue College, a pioneering occupational and life skills […]

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