KBCS Hosts Masters of Hawaiian Music
Bellevue College’s 91.3 KBCS and Digital Media Services hosted three of Hawaii’s finest musicians, George Kahumoku Jr., Kawika Kahiapo and Nathan Aweau for a short live concert on Wednesday in the BC TV studio. The event was filmed for showing at a later date on the College Channel and KBCS website. The three were in Seattle for three nights of shows at the Triple Door, Feb. 6-8.
Welcome Winter Fair a Big Hit with BC Students
Even freezing temperatures couldn’t keep students away from the Welcome Winter Fair held in the Student Union building. The event was geared to connect students to the departments, programs, clubs and resources on campus, with some fun courtesy of game stations, hot chili and corn bread, plus the chance to win raffle prizes.
Bellevue College & Coding Dojo Make Headlines
A partnership between Bellevue College Continuing Education and Coding Dojo has been featured in The Seattle Times and King 5 News as a result of The White House naming the city of Bellevue a TechHire community. The TechHire initiative aims to create pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs and expanding local tech sectors.
Bellevue College partnered with the Bellevue School District to host the BOOM (Break Out Of the Margin) Experience, an all-day conference designed to support Black, Latino and Native American male students in grades 7-12, engaging them in discussion around race, culture, leadership and self-empowerment.
As part of the College’s 50th Anniversary celebration, BC participated in a Black History Month Special Edition of USA TODAY with a full-page ad showcasing our diversity. The ad appears on the first page of this special edition.Read the full story!
Due to the inclement weather, TEDxBellevueCollege slated for Feb. 7, has been postponed until April 4, 2017. The campus’ first TEDx event at the Carlson Theater will center on talks inspired by the word ‘perception.’ Topics will range from the importance of silence in healing communities, why it’s never too late to quit a successful career ...Read the full story!
(Bellevue College Interim President Dr. Jill Wakefield sent the message below to the BC community on January 30.) Dear Bellevue College Community, This weekend, I returned from teaching a leadership and cultures course in Turkey, where my students—all Muslim—expressed their commitment to making their communities, their countries, and the world a better place as we move to a more interconnected future. ...Read the full story!
Bellevue College’s first-ever TEDx event, which takes place Tuesday, Feb. 7, will focus on perception. Thirteen speakers will visit the Carlson Theater on campus. Topics will range from how it’s never too late to quit your job and start a rock band to neurodiversity. There also will be interactive activities between sessions that will challenge attendees to ...Read the full story!
Local students pursuing careers in computer science could benefit from a $250,000 scholarship endowment recently established at Bellevue College. Bellevue College’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program was seeded in July 2015 when the Washington State Legislature directed $750,000 in general funds to help create the…Read the full story!