Fall 2017 Digital Issue

Gov. Jay Inslee

Cover Story: Lawmakers Come to Bellevue College

This fall a number of state lawmakers, including Gov. Jay Inslee, came to the Bellevue College campus to gain input on important issues that are affecting students, faculty and staff, and to share their insights.

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BC Hosts The BOOM Experience

The back of a BOOM participant's shirt that says Break Out Of The Margin

More than 300 Bellevue School District students, staff, community members and leaders converged on the BC campus for The BOOM Experience, an all-day conference designed to support seventh- through 12th-grade male students who racially identify as African, Black, Hispanic, Latino, LatinX, Native American, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander (or mix of any).

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Veteran Using Fellowship to Foster Peace, Promote Women in Politics

Christina Sciabarra

Christina Sciabarra had a chance to witness firsthand the consequences of failed diplomacy during her tour of duty in Iraq as a member of the Navy Reserve in 2010. The experience inspired her to serve her country in a different way—through public service and scholarship in the field of peacebuilding.

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Family from Azerbaijan Earn Their Degrees Together

Emil, Elnur and Narmina Sharifova

When a family of four immigrated to the U.S. from Azerbaijan in 2011, they had no idea that their academic dreams would be achieved together, with honors.

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