BC alum Katie Chang was able to step into a management role at Overlake Medical Center & Clinic, thanks to her degree. BC’s radiation and imaging management program takes grad further than she imagined Twenty-something Katie Chang supervises ultrasound, nuclear medicine, PET and CT scans, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology for Overlake Medical Center & Clinic ...more about Millennial in Charge
Daniel Cruz had an enviable career as a professional dancer—one many could only dream of. He worked with artists such as Prince and Macklemore and appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards. But between performances, Cruz found himself watching HGTV.
What computer programmer wouldn’t want to work at Microsoft? Recent Bellevue College grad Erik Uri is thrilled with his new position as a software engineer there. He credits faculty in the college’s computer science program, as well as support staff in its Autism Spectrum Navigators program, for helping him land the job of his dreams shortly after graduating.
It’s Never Too Late to Find Your Passion Naeim Rahmani Bellevue College music faculty member Naeim Rahmani began studying classical guitar, with no prior formal musical training, in his early 20s. Rahmani began taking guitar classes after immigrating to Washington state from Iran and quickly advanced, gaining entrance to the University of Washington School of ...more about Take 5 with Naeim Rahmani
On any given night, more than 12,000 people in King County will experience homelessness. Numerous organizations open their doors in the evening to provide shelter, generally offering mattresses rolled out on the floor and bins for belongings. BC interior design faculty member Michael Culpepper wanted his students to consider how to make shelter space more efficient while also designing something that meets more than basic needs: He wanted his students to consider the dignity of those using the space.
The 132,000-square-foot residence hall sits on the main campus and can accommodate 400 students in a mix of one-, two- and four-bedroom suites and apartments, and offers a variety of areas for studying and socializing. Student Success Center Set to Open in 2020 In August 2018, the Bellevue College community and local leaders celebrated the ...more about Transforming BC into a 24/7 Learning Community
The Eastside owes much to Bellevue College’s founding president. Merle Landerholm’s commitment to education, youth and families has left an enduring legacy that continues to act as a catalyst for positive change. A man who never wanted to be anything but a good teacher found himself a college president in 1966 at the age of 38.
The remarkable journey of a BC dean who chose hope, and found family, in the face of adversity Imagine that after being rescued by the United Nations from the Hotel Rwanda, the plane you’re on, destined for Kenya, is endlessly circling because the country you’re trying to enter isn’t sure it will let you. The ...more about From the Hotel Rwanda to the United Nations
Students in the foreground work on their physics capstone project while students in the background build a rechargeable electric skateboard for a STEM to Stern class. Students can use 3D printers, special tools and VR headsets for free at the MakerSpace and XR Lab Would you like to experiment with stereolithography, a form of 3D ...more about 21st Century Learning in 21st Century Spaces
Oxford University Gayle Colston Barge presents on the importance of work-life balance for African American women During the first week of December, thought leaders from across the world converged for the Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium held at Somerville College, Oxford University. Among the featured speakers was Gayle Colston Barge, Ed.D., vice president of institutional advancement ...more about A Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership at Oxford